Software Development Engr - II, Prime Video International
Bangalore, KA, IND
3d ago

Job summary

Prime Video is disrupting traditional media with an ever-increasing selection of movies, TV shows, Emmy Award winning original content, add-on subscriptions including HBO, and live events like Thursday Night Football.

Our architecture operates at Amazon-scale and raises the bar for playback reliability, video start time, and image quality.

Prime Video runs on thousands of device types in over 200 territories worldwide.

The Prime Video International team serves as the voice of our international customers, advocates on behalf of those customers, and delivers capabilities that allow us to acquire, engage, and retain more of them.

  • Our mission is to ensure every internet-connected customer in the world can enjoy Prime Video. We accomplish this by continuously increasing the number of global customers who can : (1) discover PV via marketing that is tailored to their country and in their local language;
  • 2) sign-up to the service in their local language; (3) pay in their local currency using the payment instrument or 3P subscription vendor of their choice;
  • and (4) browse the service and watch content (via subtitles, dubbing, or OV) in their preferred language

    Our architecture serves billions of requests per day, with obsessively high reliability and low operational overhead. We leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies including EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Lambda, Kinesis, IoT, and CloudFront.

    We are looking for a smart, motivated, and results-oriented software development engineer to join the Marketing Technology team.

    We are a high-energy and innovative group changing the way customers watch TV and movies. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about delivering world-class digital media experiences to our customers.

    Successful candidates for this position will be self-starters with strong problem solving skills who love getting things done.

    Strong communication skills and a desire to tackle complex problems that emerge from driving a large business at Amazon are also a must.

    As a SDE2, you will be involved in the requirements analysis, design and development of significant grounds up technical product that drives translation productivity and quality by achieving results through SDE's.

    You will help influence the team’s technical and business strategy by making insightful contributions to priorities and approach, set the standard for engineering excellence, take the lead in identifying and solving ambiguous technical problems, architecture deficiencies, or areas where your team’s software bottlenecks the innovation of other teams and collaborate and influence other teams throughout the greater Amazon Prime Video organization.

    To achieve results through others, you will demonstrate technical influence over the different individual teams, either via a collaborative software effort or by increasing their productivity and effectiveness by driving software engineering best practices.

    You'll also lead design reviews for the org, actively participate in design reviews across Amazon Prime Video, provide insightful code reviews and actively mentor other engineers.

    Key responsibilities include :

  • Design and develop prototypes based on exploration and research on new topics
  • Own critical path code for the system / service that you own.
  • Be a champion for new technologies, platforms : insist on the highest standards and service code that helps continuously improve availability and reliability of our service.
  • Create tech strategy / plans and commitments for yourself and team, then deliver consistently against those commitments.
  • Drive the architecture and technology
  • Work closely with customers in developing engineering solution and productionizing tooling and vendor portals

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