Senior Software Development Engineer
Amazon Creative Studio is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join an engineering team in Edinburgh as part of a strategic investment in the creative process of advertising. The Creative Suite team builds creative tools that enable customers to design, build, test and update advertising creative across multiple formats, placements and devices.
You will join a team of engineers and designers responsible for the development of our product and services that implement our 3-year vision. Are you passionate about delivering intuitive, accessible, web applications? You will invent and develop a WYSIWYG application for the future of advertising creative at Amazon that enables a modern and powerful experience for our customers.
You can join our community of engineers and designers and contribute to defining and raising technical standards across Ad Server for Amazon. This role will involve you in exerting technical vision and will build highly scalable, architecturally sound solutions that are aligned with our business needs. Amazon is a place where builders can build. You will work with the latest technologies including Java micro-services in a distributed service-oriented architecture, AWS, NoSQL, React, and Typescript, to create delightful user experiences for our customers at a global scale.
You will be responsible for our web technology stacks and front-end development lifecycle, demonstrating best practices in web application architecture and design, and work to ensure high standards in usability, accessibility and performance of our products. As well as being involved in every aspect of the process - from idea generation, business requirements and technical design through to software development using the latest technologies and design patterns. Your systems will meet remarkably high standards of performance and reliability, and will operate at massive scale, 24x7.
Come join a team full of very capable people who come from all over the world. Enjoy the chance to work in a relaxed setting with a good social life. The team based in Edinburgh, Scotland is rapidly expanding.
The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by innovating, and building world class system BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• Non-internship professional software development experience
• Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Service Oriented Architecture, micro-services, and Java services
• Good understanding of best testing practices
• Good understanding of QA best practices in CI/CD processes
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify, and build.
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