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Software Development Engineer

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

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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.

We own the website experience for all Amazon Video (AV) customers worldwide. This includes the AV Homepage, Detail Page, Search, Browse, Watchlists, Your Video Library, Account Settings and the Getting Started experience. We built Amazon Video’s next generation website architecture and customer experience to support of the launch of The Grand Tour and worldwide expansion of Amazon Prime Video using technologies such as Node.js, React and Scala. In addition to Amazon.com, Amazon Prime and Amazon Web Services, Amazon Video is on track to be the fourth pillar that powers Amazon’s growth. This is a rare opportunity to impact millions of customers in one of the most exciting areas inside Amazon today, come join us!

As an Software Development Engineer on the AV Web team, you will design, implement, and deploy software to evolve and improve the functionality of the Amazon Video Website for our customers. In addition, you'll collaborate with your peers on the team on projects that improve your team’s software, making it better and easier to maintain, contribute to operational excellence, assist with reviewing other people's code and mentor junior software developers.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
· Previous experience as an SDE in a commercial environment, contributing to the design, implementation and successful delivery of high quality software using best practices
· Experience mentoring junior SDEs
· Ability to recognize discordant views and contribute to constructively resolving them
· Fluent with the entire software development life cycle (coding standards, source control, build process, testing and operations).
· Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, problem solving, and complexity analysis and how and when to apply them
· Track record of ownership, focus on the end customer and delivering the right results
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· 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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