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Software Development Engineer, Amazon Delivery Experience Team

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Job summary
For millions of customers worldwide, the Amazon name is synonymous with delivery - and the Delivery Experience (DEX) team provides those customers with innovative ways to get what they want, when and how they want it.

Within the larger DEX team, the Discovery & Ranking (DRDEX) team is responsible for providing delivery-related signals (such as delivery speed) to help customers discover product buying options that offer the fastest, cheapest, and most convenient delivery, personalized per each customer's preferred delivery destination, Prime membership status, and more.

As a Software Development Engineer in our team, you'll need an ability to design scalable solutions to new challenges, spanning multiple systems, some outside your team's ownership, and to effectively share your technical vision with others. You will be working with multiple teams across the company, so collaboration skills are a must. If you're creative, talented, have a strong sense of ownership, enjoy solving complex problems with an impact on all of Amazon's customers, we have got the role for you!

Individuals interested in this position should have practical experience in building high-performance, reliable systems in a complex, multi-tiered, distributed environment. The ideal candidate will have expertise in building back-end services in a modern programming language and in service API design.

Key job responsibilities
• Design, build and launch software solutions to difficult problems. Create, modify, or retire software owned by your team or a partner team.
• Review teammates' code and design contributions.
• Mentor junior engineers and help them improve their skills.
• Lead or participate in design reviews, metrics and ticket reviews, sprint planning and retrospectives, etc.
• When on-call, resolve operational issues impacting your team's services.
• Contribute to continuous improvement of team's engineering and operational practices.
• Provide technical support to partner teams to help them deliver on shared initiatives.


• 3+ years professional experience in software development.
• Completed Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field.


• Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
• Computer Science fundamentals in software design.
• Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Java, Go, C#, Python, or Rust.
• Experience in collaborating across teams to build scalable and fault tolerant solutions.
• Experience in taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build, testing, and operations.
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
• Experience in mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills and make them more effective software engineers.
• Experience in influencing best practices within your team.
• Experience in implementing a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
• Experience in building services on cloud platforms such as AWS.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
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