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Software Development Engineer II

Reference ID: 547004

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Software and Programming


Do you want to own cutting edge technology, solve new problems that didn't exist before, and have the ability to see the impact of your successes?

On the Vancouver based Fulfillment Options Service team, you will own the systems that model fulfillment capabilities of Amazon's worldwide supply chain. We're part of a wider team that owns the systems that track inventory availability for the millions of items buyable on Amazon, compute accurate delivery expectations for every customer order, and monitor fulfillment network changes to drive delivery updates and optimizations. You will build solutions that are central to the order and fulfillment pipelines and to the supply chain systems' operation and impact core front-end customer facing functionality.
As a part of a close-knit team of engineers that are agile, data driven, and highly collaborative, you will work with a wide variety of cutting edge cloud based distributed system technologies to deliver real-time data with high reliability at massive scale. You will work to expand and optimize our world-class supply chain systems to support a variety of emerging business initiatives. We value innovation and technical exploration through iterative development which includes project scoping & development practices that emphasize software excellence. You will have the opportunity to propose ideas that impact millions of customers, owning the design of major deliverables end-to-end, while working closely with experienced engineers and teams to execute on them. Scaling, latency, and customer experience are our top priorities as the business grows.

This opportunity is perfect for motivated and talented software engineers who want to apply and grow their technical depth and breadth while defining and driving key aspects of the customer experience on Amazon.com. Our diversity, measured by diversity of thought and influenced by gender and culture, is paramount to our ability to meet the needs of our customers.

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Basic Qualifications

    •Able to develop code independently or as part of a pair programming team
    •Familiar with Linux (Or Unix) environment
    •Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team to create exceptional value
    •Solid background in algorithms and data structures
    •3+ years of experience building high performance, high availability and scalable applications
    •3+ years of industry code development in object oriented languages like C++ and java
    •BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications

    •Familiarity or experience with supply chain concepts
    •Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
    •Agile practices and methodologies such as Test Driven Development and Scrum



Posted: September 16, 2017
Closes:October 15, 2017