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Software Development Engineer, Fenix

Identifiant du poste: 2620280 | Amazon Development Centre Canada ULC


Advertisers will spend tens of billion dollars this year leveraging Amazon advertising this year to help grow their business. We are looking for exceptional software engineers to build the next generation of tools these advertisers depend on to control their advertising efforts across multiple ad products in the Amazon Advertising portfolio. As part of the self service advertising products organization our team focuses on the 80% of advertisers that are small and medium size businesses and deliver simple, intuitive solutions for helping them grow their reach and sales.

This important work requires that we build redundant, highly available systems that scale massively to ensure our advertisers can enhance discoverability for all the products they sell online and connect Amazon customers with sellers and selection anywhere in the world. We are increasingly focused on helping our advertisers reach new markets and build a strong brand presence which means we must think globally and be strategic about how we build our software to operate 24/7/365 in over 20 countries.

Key job responsibilities
We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer to join our team to design, develop and own Tier1 services that determine eligibility for an ad to be served. Your job will be to work with multiple software engineers and other team members, Product and Program Managers to design and develop new ways of providing exciting and compelling experiences. You'll measure your success by the quality of your execution, the pace of innovation you help drive, and the increased satisfaction you deliver. If you're ready to make a difference at a company that matters and if you want huge challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you.

A successful candidate will have the satisfaction of seeing their work on the website and numerous other websites, where it will be viewed by tens of millions of customers and will drive quantifiable revenue impact, broaden their technical skills and work in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and product innovation.

* Responsible for setting technical vision for the services across Performance Advertising Core Engine
* The key requirement for this position is established skill designing and developing complex customer and advertiser experiences.
* Advise senior leadership of technical opportunities and pitfalls to ensure long term rapid delivery of features.
* Leading and inspiring teammates to raise the standards in the quality of the software they build.
* We support all Sponsored Ad ad programs (e.g., Sponsored Products , Sponsored Brands , and Sponsored Display ) at the beginning and end of the ad workflow (i.e., campaign management + event logging), and our vision is to provide global, auto-scalable, high scale services that works for all ad programs.

About the team
The ad serving team is responsible for powering a low latency, high scale ad serving workflow for the largest Amazon Advertising product - Sponsored Products. The ad server orchestrates the workflows for the processing and rendering of products ads on all of Amazon pages. A single second on the ad server can usually be attributed to processing 100s of million of ads, running greater than 20 machine learning models to determine relevance, conversion rates, etc per ad and processing tera bytes of cached data to serve these ads to the end customer. This team provides a true balance between platform scale and platform business requirements ensuring that every change made by a developer directly contributes to business growth.

Our team owns the platform and the data required to serve ads and use technologies like EC2, Fargate, Lambda, SQS, ElasticCache, S3, etc to power the platform. State management with object modeling , GC tuning and memory optimizations is another key area of focus for the team to drive faster and more optimized ad search results.


- 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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