Software Development Engineer - Personalization
DESCRIPTION We're looking for a software engineer to help us build and deliver personalized product recommendations. In this role, you will join Personalization, a team at our development center in Edinburgh, Scotland. The team applies modern deep learning techniques to generate high quality customer recommendations. The team works with large data sets, rapidly prototypes, performs offline/online experiments and delivers recommendations directly to the website in front of millions of Amazon's customers globally..
As an engineer working at Amazon, you will play a key role in building software products and features from the ground up. You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems and your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development. You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit millions of Amazon customers worldwide.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative/technical discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics
• 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 contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
• Computer Science Honours degree (2:1 or better) or related technical degree. In lieu of degree, relevant skills and equivalent experience.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
• Proficiency in a major programming language.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience of working with machine learning and big data
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