Software Development Engineer Software Development Engineer …

Amazon
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Amazon
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
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 any time 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.

A day in the life
We build features with front-end and back-end components, for that purpose we use up to date technologies, like React JS for building the core functionality of our website and server rendered javascript with Node.js, together enabling isomorphic Javascript. Our back-end architecture promotes functional programming with TypeScript and Scala but we also own features on Java.

About the hiring group
Our team owns the customer experience of some of the major entry points on Prime Video Web for video discovery, we drive complex business problems, build global technology solutions to provide customized compelling content to customers in each country where we operate. Specifically, the team enables Prime Video customers to instantly discover, search, navigate, browse content, primarily across website platforms using any modern web browser on any device anywhere in the world. Likewise, we educate our customers about the functionalities of our service and the different offerings options available.

The explore team is a highly diverse and inclusive group, with passion for building real world solutions, experimentation and innovation at the core of our initiatives. We aim for keeping a self-sustainable process of improvement in our tech stack, moving fast for creating new functionalities and delivering for strategic projects across Prime Video. We foster a culture of innovation and continuous growth, building a strong team and setting time for enjoying our work and having fun outside it. Our next challenges are providing a friction-free cinematic experience, improve our functionalities, and create a top experience for millions of customers world-wide!

Job responsibilities
You will work as part of one of our small Agile teams, launching and growing new initiatives for Amazon's global business. As an engineer, you can be involved in every aspect of the process - from idea generation, business analysis and technical design through to development and deployment across a variety of technologies - giving you a real sense of ownership. Together we build systems which meet high standards of performance and reliability and operate at massive scale.

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 • Experience with Java/Scala services.
• Experience with Node.js & React
• Experience with AWS.

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