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  • Posted: Nov 14, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

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    Senior Software Development Engineer - EC2

    The successful candidate will have strong software engineering experience, with a passion for thinking about, building and testing distributed systems. You have an interest in how Machine Learning and other optimization techniques can be applied to large-scale problems. You have demonstrated experience building large-scale systems and taking leadership to make sure your systems work well. With strong engineering fundamentals, an analytical and data-driven approach to your work, and strong communication skills, you have the ability to collaborate well within and across teams to deliver results. We move fast and work together on small teams to solve big problems.

    If this opportunity sounds interesting, we would love to talk to you more about our work and the vibrant culture at AWS in Cape Town.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent working experience
    • 5+ years of industry experience in a software development environment
    • Strong Computer Science fundamentals, including data structures, object-oriented design, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
    • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language, such as Java, C#, Python, Javascript, Scala, Kotlin

    Preferred Qualifications

    One or more of the following help you stand out:

    • Demonstrated results designing, building and operating high-performance distributed systems in large-scale Linux environments
    • Technical leadership experience with increasing scope of responsibility, and demonstrated ability to guide a technology roadmap
    • Role model in writing high-quality, maintainable and secure code, mentoring others, and helping teams sharpen their development processes
    • Ability to work effectively across teams to deliver results, with strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience working with production machine learning systems

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Amazon on to apply
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