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Sr. Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video - Website Team


London, United Kingdom


At Amazon Video, we're fundamentally changing the way millions of customers access, consume and interact with video content worldwide. Inventing on behalf of our customers is in our DNA: Prime Video, X-Ray, Amazon Studio Originals (The Grand Tour, The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Shaun the Sheep..) and add-on subscriptions (Showtime, Starz, Comedy Central..) are just a few of the features and capabilities that delight our customers. It's a green-field space overdue for disruption and we'd like you to join us in our mission to enable everyone to search, discover, consume and interact with video content anytime, anywhere and on any device.

The Amazon Video (AV) Web team owns the website experience for all AV customers worldwide. This includes the AV Homepage, Detail Page, Search, Browse, Watchlists, Your Video Library, Account Settings and the Getting Started experience. We're building AV's next generation website architecture and customer experience using technologies such as Node.js, React, Scala and machine learning.

As the Senior Software Development Engineer on the AV Web operational excellence team you have overall technical ownership of the long term operational health of the AV Website org by identifying and correcting code and architectural issues that impact the operational health of our services and the customer experience. The team's charter also includes orchestrating and enforcing deployment mechanisms, improving our operational tools, dashboards and developing and evolving our continuous fault injection capabilities in order to improve our ability to detect and mitigate faults in our production environment in real time.

· BS Degree in Computer Science or related field
· Previous experience as a senior SDE, leading the design and implementation of successful large-scale software projects and mentoring junior SDEs
· Real-world experience writing production-quality software (Java, Javascript, C, C++, Scala, Perl, etc.) that has been successfully delivered to customers
· Ability to harmonize discordant views and lead the resolution of contentious issues (build consensus)
· Fluent with the entire software development life cycle (coding standards, source control, build process, testing and operations).
· Proven ability to correctly apply Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, problem solving, and complexity analysis
· Track record of ownership, focus on the end customer and delivering the right results

· MS Degree in Computer Science or related field
· Hands-on experience as a full stack software development engineer (front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between)
· In depth experience with Node.js & React
· Experience with Scala.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

machine learning, scala, node, node.js, react, javascript, amazon video, prime video, the grand tour


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