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Software Development Engineer, Inventory Placement

Job ID: 2374504 | Services LLC


- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming language


We are thrilled to have a Software Development Engineering opening for you in the Spock Team! As part of the Spock team you’ll work on the most advanced systems in Inventory Placement. We protect inventory availability for customer delivery speed, manage inventory balance between FCs, and we replenish inventory to our growing networks that include domestic and international marketplaces! We do all that with lead time and supply chain variability as core aspects of our optimization modelling. As a member of our team you’ll be able to contribute directly to our customer’s experience with the Amazon supply chain, as well as reduce fulfillment cost and maximize free cash flow, across all worldwide marketplaces! But wait, there’s more! Inventory Placement has dedicated Analytics, Operational Research resources and you’ll get the unique opportunity of working with as part of our team.

This role might be for you if…
· You thrive on solving textbook-less problems
· You use object-oriented design concepts to program large multi-tier systems. You have working knowledge of common and useful design patterns.
· You have designed, launched, refactored, re-architected, deprecated and/or implemented large-scale cloud-based distributed services with millisecond latency and ultra-high transactional volumes.
· You design at the product level with heavy involvement through all phases of the SDLC using concepts that may include Service Oriented Architecture, caching, load balancing, non-relational databases, microservices, sharding, n-tiered architecture, cloud and/or map-reduce.
· You have experience implementing best practices in improving team coding culture related to quality and/or security.
· Effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions to non-technical audiences.

In this job, you will…
· Experiment with whatever technology we need to get the job done.
· Use Lean Software Development concepts such as Agile, Scrum and Kanban.
· Use Test-Driven Development and Continuous Deployment.
· Work with Senior and Principal Engineers, Researchers, and Data Engineers across multiple teams to design a new platform for optimizing supply chain management
· Expand and optimize our world-class supply chain systems to support a variety of emerging business initiatives.
· Automate third party supply management systems and break new ground to drive inventory across Amazon marketplaces.

Are you excited by being able to have Amazon deliver items to your front door within hours? Are you fascinated by Amazon’s ability to combine your online shopping into fewer boxes and shipments? All of these amazing customer experiences are possible because of Inventory Placement – we get the right inventory to the right place, at the right time!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bellevue, WA, USA


- 3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.