As an SDE, you will develop a deep understanding of our business, work closely with development teams and own the architecture and end-
to-end delivery of software components.
Senior Engineers provide technical leadership at Amazon. They help establish technical standards and drive Amazon s overall technical architecture, engineering practices, and methodologies.
They work on our hard problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs.
They think globally when building systems, ensuring Amazon builds high performing, scalable systems that work well together.
Senior engineers are pragmatic visionaries who can translate business needs into workable technology solutions. Their expertise is deep and broad.
They are hands on, producing both detailed technical work and high-level architectural designs., Programming skills in Java, C++ or similar
Object oriented analysis and design skills (OOA / OOD).
Strong CS fundamentals (data structures, algorithms)
BS / MS in Computer Science or in a related field
Deep knowledge of distributed systems, asynchronous architectures. Experience in Android / iOS development.
The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader, builder and operator. He / she should have experience leading or contributing to multiple simultaneous product development efforts and initiatives.
He / she needs to balance technical leadership with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices.
He / she needs to be constantly striving for simplicity, and at the same time demonstrate significant creativity, innovation and judgment.