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Software Development Engineer - Seattle, Austin, Vancouver, Arlington, Nashville, Toronto, Denver, Santa Monica, or Remote

Full Time
2 days ago
Digital Software And Video Games is on a mission to build the best place on earth for consumers to buy video games and software. We have set up a new team to build a next generation platform to support our goal of becoming the best possible connection between producers and consumers of digital software and video games content.

As the lead Software Engineer on this team, you will work on architecture and design of a platform for Digital Software & Video Games marketplace. You will dive deep into Amazon e-Commerce platform technologies like Catalog, Fulfillment, Fraud Detection systems etc. to understand their architecture and drive innovation & evolution in leveraging those technologies to support our use-cases. You will work on architecture and development of many new large-scale, mission critical services to extend the capabilities of the Amazon e-Commerce platform.

The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, deep software development experience, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable systems.


  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • 3+ years of industry experience with 1+ years of experience designing & building highly-available distributed systems
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals including: data structures, algorithms, OO design and patterns
  • Track record of simplifying, operational excellence and a focus on metrics and automation
  • Deep knowledge of at least one modern programming language such as Java or C++.
  • Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills, excellent communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile methods


  • Passion for building new products in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services (Simple Queue Service, Simple Workflow Service, S3) highly desirable
  • Experience with relational (Oracle, MySql) and Nosql (Dynamo, SimpleDb) databases and ORM packages such as Hibernate
  • Advanced CS degree

This position can be located in Seattle, Austin, Vancouver, Arlington, Nashville, Toronto, Denver, Santa Monica location or Remote. Specific questions about 100% virtual positions can be discussed during the interview process with your recruiter.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.
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