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Software Dev Engineer II

Job ID: 2653577 | Services LLC


At Amazon Talent Acquisition eXperience and Innovation (TAXI), we are customer obsessed and think big. On our journey to lead the recruiting industry, we build new ways to reinvent how we recruit at Amazon. As part of the TAXI organization, we directly influence the future growth of Amazon. To help us achieve this goal we are seeking a Front-End Engineer II to join our team.

We are looking for someone help define and build the necessary tools to deliver delightful recruiter/candidate experiences. We want someone who is passionate about solving the toughest software challenges on behalf of our customers and users. To be successful on this journey, you will love having high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and always look for opportunities to make our services better. You are deeply customer focused: understand multiple customers’ challenges and are constantly looking for ways to pursue them.

Interested in a team with a strong culture and camaraderie? Have the passion to build the best customers experience and the drive to actually ship it? Then we would love to talk to you.

Key job responsibilities
You will design, implement, and deploy software components and features, solving difficult problems and generating positive feedback. You are expected to be proficient in a broad range of design approaches and know when it is appropriate to use them and when it is not. You will work on project ideas with customers, stakeholders, and peers, as well as foster a constructive dialogue and seek resolutions in a professional way. You will focus on operational excellence, constructively identifying problems and proposing solutions.

A day in the life
- Work through all phases of the project lifecycle, including: reviewing requirements, designing services that lay foundation for the new technology platform, build new interfaces and integrate with existing architectures, developing and testing code, and delivering seamless implementations for Global customers.
- Evaluate and utilize AWS technologies where appropriate, such as ECS, RDS/DynamoDB/RedShift, to design and build scalable backend web services and customer facing APIs.
- Design and code technical solutions in tools such as Java, JQuery and/or Javascript/ReactJS to deliver value to customers.
- Deeply understand and work with variety of developer tools across the Software development lifecycle.
- Build iteratively using agile methodologies.

About the team
The Talent Acquisition eXperience and Innovation team is reinventing how we recruit at Amazon. Recruiting the right candidates across all of Amazon is critical to our ability to innovate and build on behalf of customers. As the search for talent becomes more competitive, we are bringing together recruiting, science, tech, programs, and process teams to find and hire candidates who raise the bar more quickly and efficiently. To achieve this goal we are seeking a Software Dev Engineer II to join our team.


- 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


- 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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