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Software Development Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Digital Software And Video Games is on a mission to build the best place on earth for consumers to buy video games and software. We have set up a new team to build a next generation platform to support our goal of becoming the best possible connection between producers and consumers of digital software and video games content.

As a lead Software Engineer on this team, you will work on architecture and design of a platform for Digital Software & Video Games marketplace. You will dive deep into Amazon e-Commerce platform technologies like Catalog, Fulfillment, Fraud Detection systems etc. to understand their architecture and drive innovation & evolution in leveraging those technologies to support our use-cases. You will work on architecture and development of many new large-scale, mission critical services to extend the capabilities of the Amazon e-Commerce platform.

The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, deep software development experience, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable systems.


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
• 3+ years of industry experience with 1+ years of experience designing & building highly-available distributed systems
• Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals including: data structures, algorithms, OO design and patterns
• Track record of simplifying, operational excellence and a focus on metrics and automation
• Deep knowledge of at least one modern programming language such as Java or C++.
• Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills, excellent communication skills
• Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
• Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile methods


• Passion for building new products in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
• Experience using Amazon Web Services (Simple Queue Service, Simple Workflow Service, S3) highly desirable
• Experience with relational (Oracle, MySql) and Nosql (Dynamo, SimpleDb) databases and ORM packages such as Hibernate
• Advanced CS degree


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.
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