Software Development Engineer II

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Title Software Development Engineer II
Categories Full Time, Rekindle, Returnee Program
Hiring Company Amazon
Location Bangalore
Job Information

About Amazon:

“Many of the problems we face have no textbook solution, and so we-happily-invent new ones.” – Jeff Bezos, 2010 Shareholder letter.

Amazon.com – a place where builders can build. We hire the world’s brightest minds and offer them an environment in which they can invent and innovate to improve the experience for our customers.

A Fortune 100 company based in Seattle, Amazon is the global leader in e-commerce. Technological innovation drives the growth of Amazon - Amazon’s evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of invention that is part of our DNA. We do this every day by inventing elegant and simple solutions to complex technical and business problems. We’re making history and the good news is that we’ve only just begun. Join us in this revolution!

About Amazon India Development Centre :

Amazon teams in India work on complex technology challenges to innovate and create efficient solutions that enable various Amazon businesses, including Amazon websites across the world as well as support Payments, Transportation, and Digital products and services like the Kindle family of tablets, e-readers and the store.

We are proud to have some of the finest Engineering Talent, Machine Learning Scientists, Product Visionaries and Strong Leaders with proven experience working to make Amazon the Earth’s most customer-centric company.

Amazon India offers opportunities where you can dive right in, work with smart people on challenging problems and make an impact that contributes to the lives of millions.

About the Opportunity @ Amazon eCSG Team:

The eCommerce Services Group (eCSG) owns the Ordering, Tax Engine, and Customer Identity services. Our customers are all eCommerce businesses across Amazon, including the Retail Consumer, Seller Services, Kindle, Digital, AWS, AppStore, Amazon Fresh, and Amazon Local. Our key partners include Information Security and Indirect Tax. We own the customer sign-in experience for Amazon sites and applications, as well as the Login with Amazon product for 3rd party website, game and application owners, where our goal is a secure and convenient user authentication for our customers.

Our mission is to provide self-service business policy definition and execution that reduces our customers’ time to market, with a platform that scales, performs, and creates leverage across Amazon’s businesses.

Amazon eCSG Team is looking for software engineers who like to solve complex problems, and relish the challenges of building and operating complex, distributed, mission critical systems under extreme loads. Our systems manage hundreds of millions of records, and serve millions of service requests. Do you think you are up to the challenge?

Duties will include design, implementation, documentation, support and operations of various facets. We are looking for self-starters who are interested in leading new initiatives. Successful candidates must also be innovative, creative, flexible, self-directed, and able to design and write high-performance, robust and maintainable code. They must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability function at a very high level in a fast paced environment along with a team of very talented engineers is essential.

If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment to deliver world class mission critical systems, this may be the career opportunity for you.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science
  • Proficiency in Java/C++ and SQL in a UNIX environment
  • Strong OO design skills
  • Proven experience in designing successfully launched products/services
  • 5+ years of industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with building and supporting live high-volume production systems
  • Time series analysis and mathematical statistics
  • Messaging (JMS etc.) - XML and Web Service concepts
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Obsession with quality and customer experience
  • Attention to detail coupled with ability to think abstractly
  • An experience in or knowledge of Information Security domain - SSL, Authentication / Authorization etc
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