Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Software Development Engineer Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 774037 Company: : Services, Inc. Position Category: Software Development Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job Description In 2018, consumers are projected to take over a trillion photos and videos, and Amazon Photos is one of Amazon's newest and fastest growing Prime benefits. We provide unlimited, original resolution photo storage for Prime members who now have a simple, secure place to store their existing collections of photos, automatically upload new photos as they are taken, and access them anytime, anywhere, at no additional cost. We store hundreds of petabytes of data and provide apps for customers to access their photos and videos on iOS, Android, PC, Mac and web. This May, we launched a new web application, built with React, Redux, and TypeScript, to allow customers to order a variety of custom-printed photo products. In the coming years, we are looking to rapidly expand our selection of products and become customers' preferred way to buy photo prints and gifts. We are looking for a Front End Engineer to lead architecture and development for our photo printing features on the web. This role is a mix of 70% hands-on coding and development, and 30% leadership, architecture and mentoring. You will ensure that engineering best practices are followed and that software is designed to be responsive, reliable, and maintainable. In this role you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the future of Amazon Photos and photo printing. Responsibilities: * Architect, design, develop and deploy new features for our web sites and front-end web application, working with multiple back-end teams * Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing websites. * Write clean, maintainable, tested code and perform peer code-reviews. * Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility * Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules * Establish architectural principles, select design patterns and then mentor team members on their appropriate application * Help define and implement standards and promote best practices for the team. * Analyze and optimize applications to maximize speed and scale, factoring in mobile network latency and bandwidth constraints. Basic Qualifications BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent 5+ years of industry experience in Computer Science or equivalent Preferred Qualifications Strong Java or iOS or Android developer Expert working knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object oriented design Expert working knowledge of design patterns Strong working knowledge of operating system fundamentals Working knowledge of REST service patterns and other client/server interaction models Working knowledge of common Internet technologies (e.g. HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX) Relentless customer focus Excellent analytical skills Excellent written and verbal communication Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation