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Software Development Engineer, Student Programs

Full Time
19 hours ago
Job summary
Come be part of a team that will directly shape and influence the future growth of Amazon. The Student Programs team is a part of an organization building the systems used by recruiters and interviewers to help Amazon scale its hiring processes. We build services that will be the foundation for future hiring systems, and accelerate the replacement of legacy recruiting systems.

You will contribute to all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment. As a part of the our team, you will deliver robust feature sets, intuitive designs, backend services and user interfaces that make it easy for Amazonians to excel at recruiting the top talent in the world.

Key job responsibilities
As a software development engineer on the team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the definition, vision, design, roadmap and development of product features from beginning to end. You will:

Work with the team to help drive business decisions
Design, implement, test, deploy and maintain innovative software solutions to transform service performance, compliance, durability, cost, and security.
Use software engineering best practices to ensure a high standard of quality for all of the team deliverables
Write high quality distributed system software
Work in an agile development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff.


  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related discipline) and/or equivalent training & work experience.
6+ years professional experience in software development.
Experience creating highly-scalable web or desktop applications.
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
Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between.
Experience with React or other JavaScript frameworks (Angular etc.).

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
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