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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
507096
# Positions 
2
Company/Location (search) 
ES-Madrid
Posted Date 
3/16/2017
Position Category for Posting 
Software Development
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Job Description

Are you passionate about Fashion and Technology? How will innovation shape the world of Fashion? How will customers discover and buy clothing in the future?
We are looking for a software development engineer to join Amazon’s Fashion tech team. Amazon fashion's business is a dynamic, fast growing business and a key strategic focus areas for the company. We need bright, talented people to help us fulfill our mission of making Amazon fashion the premier online fashion destination.

The key goal for this role is firstly to help deliver innovative features for Amazon’ fashion customers. Secondly, the goal is to add functionality to tools used daily by our internal team to support workflow such as Fashion design, testing, buying, manufacturing and merchandizing. The growth of the business and the increasing selection of items make this role an exciting, interesting, and very challenging position. We need someone who is passionate about developing functionality that inspires customers, improves discoverability of items, simplifies fit of clothing, elevates the look and feel of the site, and provides an enjoyable shopping experience. The ideal candidate for this role will be customer-obsessed with the capability to dive in and learn new technologies fast and who is comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; will be a creative and an analytical problem solver with the opportunity to fulfill the Amazon motto to “Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.”
Expect to get involved in supporting new projects and initiatives, driving performance, and help building plans for the future. We need someone who eager to learn with us as we change the future of Fashion eCommerce.
This position is based in our new Development Center in Madrid, Spain. A vibrant capital city that has both, a deep pool of local talent and a strategic location to attract developers from all over the world.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ year relevant work experience
  • 2+ years professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Strong distributed systems and web services design and implementation experience
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs