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Amazon Software Development Engineer - Prime Video Catalog, Prime Video - Content Control Centers in Seattle, Washington


Prime Video is disrupting the traditional television and movie industry with a massive library of high-quality media and reliable digital delivery. Our services are engineered for high availability, maximum reach, and cost savings that we can pass on to customers. We enable the world to watch video instantly, from any device, whether on the road or from the comfort of a living room sofa. Today, we deliver Movies and TV shows to Windows and Mac PCs, portable devices, gaming consoles, smartphones, and smart TVs. We operate in the US, Japan, UK, Germany, and hundreds of other countries, and we aspire to grow -- a lot.

Have you ever wondering how your favorite TV Show, Movie, or even live sporting event makes its way on to your television, phone, or computer? Why not pull back the curtain and not only see how it happens but also become a part of the process. If you join our team within Prime Video you will be building the tooling that gives visibility to every stage of this process. Our team is called Content Control Centers. We build the internal and partner facing websites and backend tooling that allows them to see the status of millions of titles from the moment they arrive, right up until it they are ready to be seen by millions of customers. We are working on exciting projects that range from the web tooling that allows our users to action the catalog to intelligent automation of the publishing process. Working on our team will enable you to see how every part of the Prime Video Catalog works from the first time the latest blockbuster movie touches our catalog to making sure that it is available in countries around the world.

Sound interesting?

If so, we are looking for talented software development engineers who can contribute to our world-class engineering culture. At Amazon, every engineer has the opportunity to impact millions of customers positively, and you will be called on to identify and realize these opportunities. We don’t just build great software at Amazon, we also build an excellent environment for engineers. This is the place to grow your career. From small software development tasks to Prime Video wide design initiatives, we have it all. And it all comes with a manager who’s top priority is to help you grow your career and advance.

Successful candidates for this position will have a background in Java, C++, C#, Ruby or Python. Equally important to these specific skills is a candidate's ability to multi-task, adapt quickly to new development environments and changing business requirements, learn new systems, gain new skills, create reliable & maintainable code, and find creative, scalable solutions to difficult problems. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both written and orally, is a key competency as is demonstrable skill as a self-starter. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about delivering consistently great digital media experiences to our customers, particularly those who want to grow within a world-class engineering team.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Culver City, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

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 $115,000/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.