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Software Development Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
DESCRIPTION Offer and Remote Catalog Services (ORCS) is at the core of websites serving millions of requests per second at single digit millisecond latency. We are the authority for critical product and purchasing data such as availability and price. Our team owns software running in a distributed, highly performant, and highly available micro-service computing system containing billions of records.

Our clients are hundreds of internal clients, businesses that contribute to the website and other customer interfaces such as Kindle and Amazon Alexa. We play an active role in providing design and consultation across Amazon to enable these business use-cases at's scale.

We are looking for Software Developers with at least 3 years of experience in distributed systems to join our team! Our team has built up a sophisticated support network for career growth and operations. You will work with several senior and principal engineers on a regular basis. We are very disciplined and maintain a high bar for engineering excellence so that on-call rotation has very little impact on our personal life. Our engineers are customer-focused and detail-oriented. We are Linux systems-savvy and good API designers. These skills help us define the bleeding edge for elegant, super-scalable services at

The ideal candidate will have strong distributed systems and web services design and implementation experience. You should have a thorough understanding of Internet protocols and experience implementing high scale services on Java, C#, C++, or similar language. You should be somebody who enjoys working on owning software services, is customer-centric, and feels strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals in operational reality.

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
• Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, or Java

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience taking a leading role in 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
• Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
• Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
• Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
• Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between

Team: ORCS
Org: IOP Offers

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