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Software Development Engineer, AFT

Job ID: 2667378 | Services LLC


Amazon manages the flow of billions of items of inventory on a daily basis, as the inventory moves through our physical network, eventually reaching the customer's door.

We leverage and build technologies to do this accurately, fast, and with the highest quality. We operate at a nexus of machine learning, computer vision, robotics, operations research, and user experience, to provide Amazon's fulfillment network with cutting-edge software to solve large-scale operational problems related to inventory quality management.

The Team:
The Helios team focus is on defect reduction. It's mission is to automate package quality decisions using computer vision and machine learning models combined with the data inflow from hardware sensors for Amazon Customer Fulfillment. This is a cross functional team of engineers interacting with scientists, product managers and hardware research engineers to deliver for the larger Quality Control automation vision across Amazon Fulfillment Centers.

Key job responsibilities
Expectations of the role:
- You will be part of a team of software developers, working on systems that you own end-to-end.
- You will learn how to build robust solutions that operate at Amazon scale, and work with senior technical leaders to grow your skills.
- You will design and implement scalable solutions and solve difficult and complex problems
- You will make technology and architecture decisions for your systems.
- You will have the opportunity to work directly with internal customers that deal with the day-to-day challenges of dealing with packaging and delivery.
- You will mentor and coach junior software developers
- You are a great communicator and are motivated to achieve results in a fast-paced, and at times ambiguous, environment
- You should be a self-starter with a bias towards independent problem solving.

If this sounds interesting to you, come join us innovate on behalf of our customers!

A day in the life
Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:
1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options
3. Paid Time Off (PTO)
4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

About the team
Amazon Fulfillment Technologies (AFT) powers Amazon’s global fulfillment network. We invent and deliver software, hardware, and data science solutions that orchestrate processes, robots, machines, and people. We harmonize the physical and virtual world so Amazon customers can get what they want, when they want it.

AFT’s Quality team drives automation programs that leverage computer vision, machine learning, and other innovative technologies to prevent, detect, and correct potential inventory issues impacting fulfillment efficiency and customer satisfaction.


- 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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