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Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Software Development Engineer - Machine Learning in Seattle, Washington

DESCRIPTIONAmazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.Our systems and algorithms operate on one of the world's largest product catalogs, matching shoppers with advertised products with a high relevance bar and strict latency constraints. We work hand-in-hand with Machine Learning and NLP research scientists to come up with novel solutions that deliver highly relevant ads. We consistently strive to improve the customer search and detail page experiences. You will drive appropriate technology choices for the business, lead the way for continuous innovation, and shape the future of e-commerce. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of the Amazon vision.As a Senior Software Development Engineer at Amazon, you will drive the technical direction of our offerings and solutions, working with many different technologies across the sponsored products organization. You will design, code, troubleshoot, and support scalable machine-learning pipelines and online serving systems. You will work closely with applied scientists to optimize the performance of machine-learning models and infrastructure, and implement end-to-end solutions. What you create is also what you own. In addition to being a strongly motivated individual contributor, you will also be responsible for mentoring junior engineers and guiding them to deliver to the full potential.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS* Bachelor or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related discipline* 5+ years professional experience in software development with experience in working on low latency, high volume distributed systems.* 5+ years experience with computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis* Experience with, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C++, C#, Scala, etc.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Experience in building large-scale machine-learning infrastructure for online recommendation, ads ranking, personalization, or search, etc.* Experience with Big Data technologies such as AWS, Hadoop, Spark, Pig, Hive, Lucene/SOLR or Storm/Samza* Strong proficiency with Java, Python, Scala or C++* Coursework or thesis in machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, statistics or natural language processing* Advanced knowledge of performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices#SEABDSDE3#SEABDSDE3ADSAmazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer .and.ndash; Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age