Software Development Engineer, Prime Video

Job ID: 874849 | Amazon.com Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

The Amazon Prime Video Recommendations team mission is to make it effortless for every customer to find their next favorite movie or TV show. The team is seeking a talented and passionate Software Development Engineer interested in applying Machine Learning to power personalized recommendations for Amazon Instant Video customers globally. You will work as part of a team of stellar software engineers and researchers to experiment with rich video datasets and innovative algorithms to deliver a compelling lean back entertainment experience for millions of customers. We’re building the future of TV—yes, it’s challenging, but it’s also a lot of fun.

A successful candidate will have an established background in developing customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, high creativity, great analytical reasoning skills, and, of course, a passion for TV and movies.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
· Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
· Experience building machine learning models and online services
· Experience with 24x7 systems
· Experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems
· Experience with Java
· Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations


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