Software Development Engineer
5d ago
source : Shine

Amazon Music

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process.

Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement.

We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering / development, marketing, design, ops and more.

Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians.

We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base.

Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!

The ideal candidate will be instrumental in shaping the product direction and will be actively involved in defining key product features that impact the business.

You will work with Principal Engineers at Amazon to evolve the design and architecture of the products owned by this team.

You will be responsible to set up and hold a high software quality bar besides providing technical direction to a highly technical team of Software Engineers.

As part of this team you will work to ensure Amazon Music has the best music experience for our customers. It s a great opportunity to develop and enhance experiences for Music users first.

You will work on analyzing the tools needed to drive Amazon Music expansion worldwide using Java, Perl, Javascript, and Node JS or ReactJs.

You will get the opportunity to code on key Music catalog tools platform building features and improving business metrics.

You will be part of a team that obsesses about the performance of our customer s experience and enjoy flexibility to pursue what makes sense.

Come enjoy an exploratory and research oriented team of Digital Music working in a fast paced environment, who are always eager to take on big challenges.

Position Responsibilities :

Work closely with senior engineers to design, implement and deploy applications that impact the Amazon Digital Music business with an emphasis on selling digital music to millions of customers worldwide

Own the delivery of an integral piece of a system or application.

Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments

Assist directly and indirectly in the continual hiring and development of technical talent.

Create and execute appropriate quality plans, project plans, test strategies and processes for development activities in concert with business and project management efforts.

Integrate with Amazon's world-class service-oriented infrastructure

Introduce new technologies, techniques and ideas that will immediately be proven in the world's largest consumer marketplace

The ideal candidate will be a leader, quick learner and be able to work independently. He / she should be able to operate in a very fast paced environment where time to hit market is super critical.

The candidate will need to balance technical leadership and savvy with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices.,

  • A Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience;
  • 5 to 10 years of Software Development experience;
  • Experience designing highly interactive web applications with performance, scalability, accessibility, usability, design, and security in mind.

    If you don't have all of these, that's ok, but be excited about learning the few you don't know.

    Experience developing with web applications using Perl, Java, JavaScript, and general Web 2.0 techniques

    Experience with or knowledge of jQuery, Java, Struts, and other website technologies.

    Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C / C++ and / or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)

    Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development

    Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus

    Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases

    Software development experience in building highly scalable applications

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills Master s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

    Experience in eCommerce and Deep hands-on technical expertise

    Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

    Experience working with service oriented architectures and web based solutions.

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