Amazon Corporate LLC System Development Engineer - New video ad products in Seattle, Washington

System Development Engineer - New video ad products Job ID 586006 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 10/10/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionWe are inventing new media and advertising experiences centered around high quality, responsive and engaging videos. We are looking for highly skilled and creative systems development engineers to work on deployment and infrastructure automation, capacity planning, performance tuning and develop operational tooling for a number of new services that will be part of the underlying infrastructure that will allow us to deliver these innovative and high-quality experiences to our customers. We believe strongly in experimentation, iterating quickly and getting feedback from our customers. The solutions you create need to ensure that the infrastructure facilitates and encourages this experimentation while being able to scale to the level needed at Amazon. You will have the freedom, support, and encouragement to think big and invent on behalf of our customers. What you will work on: You will work with a team of talented and experienced engineers and designers to help bring new products to market and ensure that both groups of core customers (Amazon shoppers and advertisers) are delighted by what we create. This is a greenfield project where you get to help define the architecture and implement the tools and automation needed to run highly performant video personalization, video transcoding, content delivery, asset management and self-service systems. We're crafting something new and exciting that has never been done before at Amazon and the services you build will become the fundamental underpinnings. What we are looking for: We are looking for creative, customer and details obsessed System Development Engineers with a solid background operating highly scalable services. In addition to being technically deep you need to have exceptional product ownership and the ability to own a project from inception through to deployment and operations. You will need the ability to have a long term technical vision, while also integrating feedback from customers and taking into consideration the long-term impact of any decisions. We need someone who loves learning and wants to work with an experienced team in a quick moving, iterative and highly collaborative environment. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. Basic Qualifications 4+ years experience programming in Python, Java, Perl or related technologies Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs Have a comfortable understanding of Linux and networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TLS. Experience setting up and maintaining deployment and infrastructure automation systems Have used AWS or similar solutions to drive automation A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Preferred Qualifications Experience with highly concurrent, high throughput systems with knowledge of distributed systems Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical design Experience influencing software engineering and deployment approaches and culture within your team Experience mentoring junior engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, productive software engineers Solid understanding of Linux performance tuning and problem diagnosis Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation