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Software Development Engineer - Amazon



Are you excited by the prospect of analyzing and modeling terabytes of data and creating state-of-art algorithms to solve real world problems? Do you like to own end-to-end business problems and metrics and directly impact the profitability of the company? Do you like to innovate and simplify?

If yes, then you may be a great fit to join the Amazon Contribution Profit Analytics group. Amazon's CP Analytics team needs a passionate software development engineer to build the next generation architecture that powers the calculation and forecasting of all of Amazon's products profitability.

This is a great opportunity to build software that will be the foundation of Amazon's profit driven decision making for years to come. We're working on the future. If you are seeking an environment where you can drive innovation. If you want to apply state-of-the-art software technologies to solve real world problems. If you want the satisfaction of providing visible benefit to end-users in an iterative fast paced environment.

This is your opportunity. The responsibilities of this role will be key in paving the future of Amazon Retail and enhancing how we do business.

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Basic qualifications * Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field * Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education * 3+ years professional experience in software development * 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++, C#, Python, Java, or Perl Preferred qualifications * Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers * 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 * Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project * Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
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