Software Development Engineer
DESCRIPTION Come build the future of entertainment with us.
Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching?
Prime Video is a premium streaming service that offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies - all with the ease of finding what they love to watch in one place. We offer customers thousands of popular movies and TV shows from Originals and Exclusive content to exciting live sports events. We also offer our members the opportunity to subscribe to add-on channels which they can cancel at anytime and to rent or buy new release movies and TV box sets on the Prime Video Store. Prime Video is a fast-paced, growth business - available in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. The team works in a dynamic environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on."
As part of the Prime Video Commerce Organisation, the Payments team is looking for a Sr. Software Development Engineer to help drive the team's vision of allowing Prime Video customers to seamlessly purchase, rent or subscribe to our products in one second or less with zero faults, having the uttermost confidence in the reliability of our systems and with the payment method of customer's choice.
The team owns the Tier 1 services that enable all Prime Video customers to Buy, Rent or Subscribe to our products. We validate the eligibility of the customer to perform the transaction; process transactional data through to the general ledger; and ensure the correct fulfilment of customer's rights. They are typically on the critical path for most, PV launches. In addition to this, the team is also driving an ambitious program of architectural investments over the next 2-3 years to support the rapid worldwide scaling of PV capabilities.
You will also be responsible to mentor and grow junior engineers in the Payments team and drive operational excellence.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Non-internship professional software development experience
• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• Experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
• Algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
• OS fundamentals and systems architecture.
• Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
• Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
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. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.