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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

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Job Description

Amazon strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, and Amazon’s Consumer International Technology group (InTech) owns the enhancement and delivery of Amazon’s cutting-edge engineering to all the varied customers and cultures of the world. InTech does this through a combination of partnerships with other Amazon technical teams and its own innovative new projects. InTech spans tech teams across Europe including international retail subsidiary The Book Depository.

Global bookseller The Book Depository joined the Amazon group in 2011. Its retail website offers huge selection, great service, a wide choice of payment currencies, and free shipping to customers in over 100 countries worldwide. The business strives to delight customers by constantly improving its pricing, delivery and shopping experience. The Book Depository is based in London UK (HQ, Engineering, and Commercial), Gloucester UK (Fulfillment Centre), and Madrid, Spain (Engineering).

The position will be based in Madrid, Spain.

As a Software Development Engineer for infrastructure you will be building and operating systems that enable us to drive The Book Depository automating infrastructure without human intervention.

If you love DevOps best practices, testing, operational excellence, move towards infrastructure as code and are excited to build on top of AWS cloud services, we want to hear from you!

To succeed in this role, you must be passionate about automation and have the desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS Computer Science or other technical degree and related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with very large, high-throughput distributed systems
  • Systems Administration or Development in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Programming/scripting in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Experience with some aspect(s) of computer security: network security, application security, security protocols, cryptography, etc.
  • Familiar with the challenges surrounding efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems
  • Experience with agile software development practices
  • Experience and a desire to develop with cloud computing solutions for DevOps and infrastructure automation.
  • Experience in monitoring services and infrastructure.