Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Engineer, Outbound Orchestration in Seattle, Washington
Job summaryThe Outbound Communication Services (OCS) organization is responsible for sending ALL of Amazon's customer-facing notifications for push, email, sms, and other emerging messaging applications. Our team is looking for a Software Development Engineer to work on systems that send hundreds of billions of notifications each year. These notifications include order confirmation, shipment tracking, delivery confirmation, and one-time-passwords among many other marketing and transactional use-cases. As an engineer on the team, you'll have direct impact on hundreds of millions of Amazon customers. You will be able to tell your family and friends that you're the reason that they receive their delivery confirmation notifications.Key job responsibilitiesYou have a strong sense of ownership and an engineering mindset. You are a technical leader for your team and a great mentor. You provide perspective and context for technology choices. You're up to the challenge of realtime notification strategies, latency, TPS, mobile network limitations, device fragmentation, and building an end-to-end system that internal Amazon teams rely on. You motivate your team to pursue ambiguous situations and rapidly produce prototypes for a more personalized experience. You outline paths from prototype to product. You deeply invest in each colleague's career growth, improving their technical knowledge, and defining your team's operational metrics.A day in the lifeAs a Software Development Engineer, you will participate in the full development cycle, end-to-end, the design, development, implementation, testing and produce comprehensive, usable software documentation of large-scale distributed software applications. You will translate functional requirements into robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well within the overall system architecture. You'll evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing software products and tools. Taking your ideas from inception to deployment, you will apply your software engineering expertise to shape, refine, and redefine our systems. You will come up with new data-driven ways to continuously improve our solutions and to empower business owners to use them. You will be part of weekly team events give the team members chance to unwind via games, snacks, and drinks. During the winter we watch holiday-themed movies from around the world, and during the summers we hold team pot-lucks. It is our goal to simultaneously work hard, have fun, and grow as individuals.4+ years of professional software development experience3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systemsExperience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering teamBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical disciplineExperience in eCommerce and Deep hands-on technical expertiseAbility to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environmentExperience working with service oriented architectures and web based solutions.Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this roleMeets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this roleAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, 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.