Software Development Engineer, Amazon AdExchange

  • Amazon,
  • Austin, TX
  • 5 hours ago
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Job Description


Job summary
Come join Amazon Ad Exchange - a high scale, low latency service that is critical the entire Ad eco-system. Our business is growing super fast and so is our team!
Do you want to solve business challenges through innovative technology? Do you enjoy working on cutting-edge, massively scalable services technology in a fast-paced team environment? Do you love working on industry defining projects that move the needle?
At Amazon, we hire the best minds in technology to innovate & build things for the benefit of our customers. The intense focus we have on our customers is why we are one of the world's most beloved brands - it is part of our company DNA. Our Software Development Engineers play an instrumental role in utilizing cutting edge technology to solve complex problems and get to see the impact of their work.
Amazon challenges are big and impact millions of customers, sellers, and countless products across the globe. Our path is not always easy so we are selective about who joins us on this journey. There is a certain kind of person who takes on software development challenges at Amazon - someone excited by the idea creating new platforms, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years. If this is you, come build the future with us.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to develop, design, and bring to market innovative devices and services
  • Design and build innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment and help lead fundamental changes in the industry
  • Create solutions to run predictions on distributed systems with exposure to cutting edge technologies at incredible scale and speed
  • Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low cost, and easy to manage/use

Amazon Ad eXchange (AAX) aims to match ad opportunities (supply) from various Amazon Owned & Operated properties and external publishers with ad campaigns/lines (demand) and external demand sources in an efficient, scalable and privacy-centric manner while balancing the needs of advertisers, publishers and consumers. We ensure high ROI for our advertisers, high yield for our publishers and high-quality ad experiences for our consumers.
The AAX is a high scale, low latency service that is critical the entire Ad eco-system. The Amazon Advertising business is growing super fast, and so is our team and our data. The service and solutions we produce is used by dozens of internal business teams, as well as Amazon customers : Publishers, Broadcasters, Advertisers. We are still in that growth stage when every engineer on the team has a chance to design and own an end-to-end system, solution or large service.


  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development


  • Enrolled in, or received a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Previous technical internship(s)
  • Experience with distributed, multi-tiered systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Experience in optimization mathematics such as linear programming and nonlinear optimization
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well as ability to think abstractly

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

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 : 2147912
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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