Sr. Software Development Engineer - Brand Content

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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Self Service Performance Advertising is a strategic initiative with very high growth, providing self-service channels for advertising on the Amazon network. We own the development of free and paid ad products, focusing on engaging features targeted to small and mid-sized vendors and sellers. Our goal is to ensure a pleasing and productive experience, to develop an ongoing partnership with advertisers, and supporting them with Amazon tenets of scale, intelligence, and customer obsession while building a new billion-dollar business for Amazon.

As a key team member of the Brand Engagement and Stores Team, you will have the opportunity to own major deliverables building out frameworks, engaging tools, and pleasing advertisements. You will work with customers to scope, design, implement, test, and launch new features and improvements. You will run analysis on very large datasets, develop algorithms, and recommend designs meet business objectives, timelines, and resource constraints. You will frequently interface with teams across Amazon: search & browse, retail category organizations, traffic generation, vendor management, advertising sales and platform technology (analytics) among many others. This is a great opportunity to learn many facets of advertising and retail, and understand how they come together, equipping you with the skills to further your career.

The opportunity is boundless and our bar is high. We are looking for an experienced engineer with a proven track record of building high quality services and web UIs. You will be responsible for building products, supporting experiences and services, delivering in a fast, agile, and reliable manner with high quality and low technical debt. You should be passionate about building, improving, and championing our work. You will be developing new features that source large datasets, use intelligence and to provide information and suggestions to your advertiser. A strong sense of ownership is a must.

This is a chance to get in on the ground floor for what is becoming a huge area of growth for Amazon’s advertising business. Join Amazon Marketing Services today, make history, and transform our experiences.

You may already know if you’re a fit, but perhaps you’re concerned about technology and experience requirements—don’t be. We are looking for smart, proven engineers with a passion for learning and delivering.


Preferred qualifications
· Passion for building new products in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
· Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile processes and working methodology.
· Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills, excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Strong sense of ownership, bias for action, urgency, and drive.
· Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
· Unix environments (i.e. Redhat, Ubuntu, Darwin, etc)
· Developed in an Agile (SCRUM, Kanban) environment
· Experience developing with AngularJS, EmberJS, Backbone.JS or React Frameworks
· Experience with MVVM model
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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