Software Development Engineer Software Development Engineer …

Amazon
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Amazon
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Software Development Engineer
DESCRIPTION
We are looking for outstanding developers to join us as full-time Software Development Engineers. Sponsored Display is Amazon Advertising's first self-service display advertising offering. With the introduction of Sponsored Display, any advertiser - regardless of budget size, advertising experience, or technical expertise, can set up display campaigns to run on key placements across Amazon retail website and apps, devices (Kindle, Fire Tablet, Fire TV, Echo), third party websites (e.g. nytimes.com) and mobile apps.

You will be part of a team which own, operate and optimise a large, complex, low-latency distributed system, consisting of 100s of hosts running world wide. You will make use of a variety of open source technologies such as Apache Spark, and various AWS services like EMR, DynamoDB, SQS/SNS, Kinesis.

The team consists of core engineering and machine learning to build and operate the end-to-end technology stack required to train ML models, evaluate incoming bid requests, select which ads to show, bid, render advertising creatives for all popular ad slots, and manage logging and billing.

We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

Amazon is a place where builders can build. We're looking for engineers who can delight customers by continually learning and inventing. From day one, you'll be working with experienced engineers, designers and applied scientists who love what they do.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience operating and maintaining production software.
• Advanced coding skills (concurrency, profiling and performance optimization).
• Designed and built complex systems (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling).
• Basic familiarity with web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React).
• Linux/UNIX (command-line tools, shell scripts, operations).
• Experience in data manipulation and analysis.
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. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.
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