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Amazon Software Development Engineer, Amazon FinAuto - Procurement Tech in Seattle, Washington


Are you looking for an opportunity to build a highly available, large scale, enterprise-wide software solution? Does it excite you to find patterns and build generic, composable software solutions to solve complex problems? Are you looking for inventing newer and simpler ways of building solutions?

Want to shift your experiences from working at the peripheries of the systems to actually start owning and designing their cores?

If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you are exploring at the right place!

The Finance Automation team at Amazon is looking for a Software Development Engineer to play a critical role in building next generation applications and services for the global sourcing and procurement operations. The candidate will be part of a team with a goal to innovate and build large scale, complex, and distributed solutions to support sourcing and procurement operations globally across Amazon. We are one of the fastest growing teams across Amazon with strong technology orientation.

As a Software Development Engineer, you will get the opportunity to play a key role in owning and driving the design and development of new software services, components and features in this initiative. In addition to addressing the core functional requirements, you will add value into the system and services across several key areas such as Extensibility, Scalability, Resiliency, Testability, Security and Privacy, Customer Experience, etc. You will get the opportunity to evaluate and use the latest elastic and serverless AWS technologies in your design. You will collaborate and create a strong relationship with your customers, partner teams, and stakeholders while working on these problems. You will play an active role in reviewing the technical designs from the team, and mentoring and developing others in the team. You will also get the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefits Amazon and its customers worldwide. We look for engineers who are passionate to learn, excellent communicators, self-motivated, flexible, hardworking, and who like to have fun.

Key job responsibilities

  • You will lead the architecture, design, development, and launch of services and application that supports sourcing and procurement operations globally.

  • You work with customers, and peers to understand the business and customer value of your team’s software in order to ensure you deliver the right solutions.

  • You design and deliver innovative and simplified solution to complex and ambiguous problem.

  • You effectively implement software engineering best practices to ensure a high standard of quality for all of the team deliverables.

  • You effectively make priority tradeoffs between new feature development and operational work.

  • You actively mentor & grow engineers across the team.

About the team

The Global Corporate Procurement (GCP) Tech team within the Finance Automation org owns applications and services that support sourcing and procurement operations for the GCP business. We own seven sub-systems/services cutting across multiple verticals including Sourcing applications, Supplier facing applications, Procurement applications, and Analytics. We are building a new service to onboard non-GCP subsidiaries on to our programs.

Basic Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $129,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.