Software Development Engineer - Prime Gaming

Job ID: 1280324 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION


Prime Gaming is the Amazon Prime service offering members tons of free, exclusive content for their favorite games every month. Right now, Prime members can claim new in-game offers from some of the world’s biggest game titles, plus a collection of PG games every month that are theirs to keep forever. To learn more, visit gaming.amazon.com. We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities, growing to the live streams and eSports of today, will continue to a future in which fans are creators, players are celebrities, and games are a global cultural touchstone that cuts across age, gender and nationality.

If you are looking for an opportunity to solve deep technical problems, build innovative solutions, and work with passionate software developers, this might be the role for you. You must be able to look at the big picture from both business and technology perspective, possess strong analytical, design, and problem solving skills, and enjoy working with data, algorithms, and gamers. You are not afraid of ambiguity, thinking outside the box, and be excited about difficult challenges. You are a strong team player and motivated self-starter who thrives in a startup-like environment where flexibility is essential.

If you have the programming and leadership skills with a passion for video games then this role is for you.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
· 1+ years experience with Java or C++/C#.
· Self-starter, quick learner and passionate problem resolver

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Passion for gaming.
· Master's degree or relevant work experience
· Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies.
· Experience supporting large-scale high-availability systems in a production environment
· Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
· Practical experience with software engineering best-practices and a strong desire to create quality solutions and designs
· Ability to work in fun focused environment!