, Posted on June 12, 2018
With more than 3,000 employees, we operate with the scale and ambition of a big corporation, but we cultivate a strong entrepreneurial and nimble mindset to ensure we execute with speed and efficiency. We have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry.
We are looking for Senior Software Development Engineers to be based in Amman, Jordan with 5 years of solid Software engineering experience involving solving complex problems. They will get to work on some of the key initiatives planned to support our rapid evolution and growth of Amazon International Expansion Business. and in the process solve some of the most challenging problems. These engineers will provide the technical leadership to the team, drive best practices, mentor other engineers and drive continuous improvements in engineering excellence. They will:
Mentor and lead your team of developers
Guide senior leadership to help drive business decisions
Design, implement, test, deploy and maintain innovative software solutions to transform service performance, durability, cost, and security.
Use software engineering best practices to ensure a high standard of quality for all of the team deliverables
Write high quality distributed system software
Work in an agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff.
In this role you will lead a critical and highly-visible function within Amazon International Expanstion Business. You will be given the opportunity to autonomously deliver the technical direction of the service, and the feature roadmap. You will work with extraordinary talent and have the opportunity to hire and shape the team to best execute on the product.
Industry Type :
Internet / E-commerce / Dotcom
Functional Area :
Software Development / Application Development (IT Software)
Desired Candidate Profile
5 years industry experience in designing software architecture, leading software development groups, and operating scalable software systems
Requirement analysis, failure analysis, API design, distributed consistency
Distributed caching (memcached, Redis, or comparable technology)
Metrics, analysis, and software profiling
Strong object-oriented design skills with understanding of common design paradigms
Experience with Java or other object oriented languages- preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform including JVM internals or equivalent lower-level implementation
Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
Experience writing unit and system level tests using dependency injection frameworks and object mocking
Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
Oral and written communication skills (ability to produce runbooks, technical, and non-technical documentation)
Experience coaching junior software development engineers including code review and design review
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
Knowledge of Python, Perl, or other scripting languages a plus
Experience with functional programming languages such as Erlang
Ability to effectively articulate and drive solutions to technical and business challenges
Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
Experience working with driving product vision to deliver long term customer and advertiser value
Willingness to own all stages of development process: requirements, design, implementation, testing, and operational support
Excellent interpersonal communication with strong verbal / written English skills
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