Software Development Engineer, Prime Video Sports

  • Amazon,
  • Arlington, VA
  • 10 hours ago
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Job Description

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Job summary
We obsess over Prime Video Sports customers having a flawless experience. Sports happen in real time, and any time missed due to an issue during an event can never be given back. We seek to deliver the high quality experience our customers demand from the time any customer opens Prime Video until the end of each customer's live event playback experience. We seek to create insights, tooling, and mechanisms to close existing gaps, identify new gaps as they appear, and remediate as quickly as possible.

Key job responsibilities
Prime Video is rapidly creating new experiences by bringing the biggest live events to our global base of customers. Our teams are known for building the future of how people watch movies and TV shows, and with our recent launches of NFL Thursday Night Football, MLB TV, NBA league pass, ATP Tennis, and many more, we are bringing our innovation to Live events around the world.

We are looking for smart, motivated Software Development Engineer who can help in building our platform for delivering live video events to our customer. If you have experience building large-scale, high-performance, customer-centric products and are interested in designing multi-tier services to handle large datasets, complex domains, and problems at Amazon scale, this is the job for you.

Our innovative systems include high efficient and large scale platforms built on Amazon's AWS cloud computing infrastructure. For this position you will have a strong background in OO design with Java/C++. Experience working with web services, XML, JSON, Apache services is desired. Linux system development experience is a plus. Equally important to these specific skills is the ability to multi-task, quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements, learn new systems, create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems.

You are highly-motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended. You enjoy engaging in passionate discussions with smart people and letting the best ideas rise to the top. You see your mistakes as learning opportunities and continually look for ways to improve yourself, your team and your products. You understand that not all solutions come easily and don't shy away from hard work to reach your goals. You are excited about the opportunity to engage in developing a top notch consumer web application and user experience.

A day in the life
You will be building tools and services that work horizontally across Prime Video Sports to ensure high customer availability. This will include identification of gaps and the tools to plug those gaps, including full-stack software design and development. You will collaborate with other engineers and managers to design services which meet key business needs and scale to the size of Prime Video data. You will prioritize data-driven decision making, taking initiative to collect data and derive insights supporting engineering design decisions.

About the team
We are friendly, open, and collaborative. We work horizontally across Prime Video and interact with a lot of other teams. We leverage each others strengths and welcome opportunities to learn from each other.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 2+ year's professional experience in software development using Java or C++,or other object-oriented language
  • Computer Science fundamentals in system design, data structures and algorithm design, and complexity analysis
  • Experience releasing highly scalable products
  • Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services
  • Working knowledge of service-oriented patterns
  • Bachelors or other advanced degree Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience releasing highly scalable products
  • Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services
  • Working knowledge of service-oriented patterns
  • Graduate degree in a related technical field
  • Experience with critical, 24x7 systems
  • Experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems
  • Fluency in more than one programming language (e.g. Java, C++, Go, Kotlin, Clojure, Scala, Ruby, Python, Perl)
  • Knowledge of functional architecture a plus
  • Experience with AWS services highly desirable

By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Company Information

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one. Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world. Our mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Our actions, goals, projects, programs, and inventions begin and end with the customer top of mind. You'll also hear us say that at Amazon, it's always "Day 1." What do we mean? That our approach remains the same as it was on Amazon's very first day - to make smart, fast decisions, stay nimble, invent, and focus on delighting our customers.

Dice Id : amazon15
Position Id : 2056979
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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