SDE I, Kindle

SDE I, Kindle, Inc. | Seattle, WA, 98113, US
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Job summary

Do you want to solve business challenges through innovative technology? Do you enjoy working on cutting-edge, scalable services technology in a team environment? Do you like working on industry-defining projects that move the needle?

On the Kindle team, we hire the best minds in technology to innovate and build on behalf of our customers. The focus we have on our customers is why we are one of the world's most beloved brands - customer obsession is part of our company DNA. Our Software Development Engineers (SDEs) use cutting-edge technology to solve complex problems and get to see the impact of their work first-hand.

The challenges SDEs solve for at Amazon Kindle are big and influence millions of customers, sellers, and products around the world. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about creating new products, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company where development cycles are measured in weeks, not years. If this sounds interesting to you, apply and come chart your own path at Amazon Kindle.

This position is open to several locations including but not limited to Austin, TX; Greater Bay Area, CA; Greater New York Area; Arlington, VA; OR; San Diego, CA.


* Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to conceive, design, and bring innovative products and services to market.
* Design and build innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment and help lead fundamental changes in the industry.
* Create solutions to run predictions on distributed systems with exposure to innovative technologies at incredible scale and speed.
* Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low cost, and easy to manage/use.
* Design and code the right solutions starting with broadly defined problems.
* Work in an agile environment to deliver high-quality software.


* Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
* 1+ years of experience in software development


* Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field/experience
* Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
* Experience taking a project from scoping requirements through the production launch and beyond
* Experience communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features and technical designs
* Experience with scalable web applications and distributed services development is a plus


* You build the right product for your customers and pride yourself on delivering product

The base pay range for this position in Colorado is $143,650 - 194,349/yr and in New York City is $158,015 - 213,784/yr. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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