Software Development Engineer, Prime Gaming

Amazon
Seattle, Washington, USA
9 days ago
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Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We’ve got a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with all the unique strengths of being part of Amazon. Across all our teams and locations, we’re united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games—and we’re looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you’ll have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

Prime Gaming is an Amazon Prime benefit offering members tons of free, exclusive content for their favorite games, a library of free games, and more. Prime Gaming joins Prime Video, Amazon Music, and Prime Reading to give Prime members the best of all kinds of entertainment. . We’re looking for Software Development Engineer to join our team as we continue to make Prime Gaming the most customer-obsessed service possible. In this role, you’ll build core website and service infrastructure. You will be focused on maintaining and building cross-cutting tech capabilities like telemetry, test automation, and shared components. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.


Who you are:
If you are looking for an opportunity to solve deep technical problems, build innovative solutions, and work with top notch software developers, this might be the role for you. You should be able to look at the big picture from both business and technology perspective, possess strong analytical, design, and problem solving skills, and enjoy working with data, algorithms, and gamers. You are not afraid of ambiguity, like thinking “outside the box”, and get excited about difficult challenges. You are a team player and motivated self-starter who thrives in a startup-like environment where flexibility is essential.


Basic Qualifications

· A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
· 1+ years of development experience
· 1+ years of experience wit onf of the following programming languages (Java, JavaScript/Typescript, Golang, Python, C/C++) and open-source technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with React and Typescript
· Experience with GraphQL and graphql-java
· Game industry experience or passion for playing games
· Master's degree or relevant work experience
· Self-starter, quick learner and passionate problem resolver
· Experience supporting large-scale high-availability systems in a production environment
· Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
· Practical experience with software engineering best-practices and a strong desire to create quality solutions and designs


Here at AWS, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us). .

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