Senior Software Engineer

AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, ULC - Toronto, ON (6 months ago)

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  • 10+ years experience building successful production software systems
  • A solid grounding in Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MS in CS or related field)
  • The ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life.
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs.
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
Do you like Alexa? Do you have a passion for cars? Do you love bleeding edge technology? We are looking for exceptional developers to work on enabling Alexa – the voice controlled personal assistant behind Amazon Echo – in automobiles. The team seeks to provide seamless experiences for customers with Alexa in the car.

The ideal candidate is deeply passionate about new opportunities. Commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of key system features
  • Will work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype technology and evaluate technical feasibility.
  • Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Will establish architectural principles, select design patterns and then mentor team members on their appropriate application
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality