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Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Amazon Technical Academy (ATA) is a training program that helps participants transition into a software engineering career at Amazon. Combining instructor-led, project-based learning with real-world application, graduates demonstrate proficiency in widely used software engineering skills and Amazon tools. ATA's instructional program consists of self-service prerequisites and foundation materials to prepare applicants for the program; followed by a nine-month facilitator-led, full-time immersive instruction program comprising six units of study and a Capstone project. Moving forward, we are working to expand ATA outside of Amazon to increase non-traditional SDE I hiring through partnerships with external training providers. By joining ATA you can help us change the lives of hundreds of people every year by helping them enter a Software Development Engineer role they may not have had access to otherwise.As a Software Development Engineer on our Instructional Engineering team, you will have the unique opportunity to divide your time between software development, curriculum development and technical instruction as you help create the next generation of diverse technical talent for Amazon. As an engineer, you will function as a technical subject matter expert, owning system architecture and design and work within the team to deliver innovative solutions for the program. As an instructor, you will work directly with adult learners teaching them software development fundamentals in a classroom setting, guiding them through hands on projects, and preparing them in all ways for a successful career in software engineering. You will be responsible for continually improving our Amazon-specific technical curriculum for use by our internal program and external partners. You will also be responsible for driving student success and support efforts by identifying trends in performance, implementing development and intervention strategies when necessary, and holding office hours.A successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial mindset, including a high tolerance for ambiguity, a penchant for experimentation, and a bias toward action. They will continuously evaluate ongoing assumptions about what's most important for learners. This is a chance to play a significant role in the training and development of Amazon's technical talent. Responsibilities:* Work directly with students as they master the curriculum and learn how to be a Software Development Engineer.* Monitor student success, evaluate performance and provide meaningful feedback.* Support students success by identifying trends in performance, implementing development and intervention strategies when necessary, and holding office hours to provide 1:1 support.* Continuously evaluate curriculum (readings, projects, quizzes and tests) and drive improvements to ensure quality, business impact, and scalability.* Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.* Co-own the technical architecture and design for Amazon Technical Academy software and services.By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual OrientationBasic Qualifications* Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design* 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.* 2+ years of no

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