Job ID: 1229819 | Amazon.com Services LLC
We are a customer obsessed team at a pivotal moment for our
business and technology looking for a technically fearless leader
to partner with engineers, scientists, and business leaders to
build technology that pushes boundaries. Join us as we
revolutionize publishing by building technology to allow creative
people globally to earn a living doing what they love.
As a senior engineer on the Author Publishing Experience team,
you will lead the technology strategy for the book creation
process, building tools that enable authors and publishers
worldwide to provide high quality digital and print books, reaching
readers all around the world so they can earn a living through
We are looking for a skilled software developer to focus on
owning the end-to-end experience of content ingestion, quality and
publishing, building performant and scalable systems of the highest
quality in support of the Kindle Direct Publishing service.
Great candidates for this position possess a sound understanding
of computer science and a passion to make a profound impact for our
authors, publishers, and readers. You will need to leverage
technical skills in algorithms, object-oriented design, distributed
systems, and more. You will also have the opportunity to
collaborate with a diverse group of business and technical partners
to shape the future of our technology.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer –
Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or
related field, or 8+ year relevant work experience
Experience taking a leading role in building complex software
systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
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#, or Java
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in Computer Science or
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.
Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide
Strong problem solving, communication, presentation and
Architecture skills, knowledge of design patterns, and strong
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams,
and senior management to collect requirements, describe software
product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
Experience developing RESTful web services and complex software
systems that have been successfully delivered.
Experience working with cloud architecture, web services, and
Experience working with Linux.
Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically
ranging from front-end user interfaces, data stores, cloud
technologies, and back-end systems.
Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their
skills, and make them more effective, product software
Experience influencing software engineers best practices within
You are the type of person that quickly wins the respect of
peers, and jumps at the chance to share knowledge and mentor.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women /
Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation /