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Software Development Engineer - Transportation Optimization

Full Time
5 days ago
Amazon's Transportation Optimization systems processes millions of requests per second to determine guaranteed delivery dates and determine optimal transportation path to deliver millions of packages to customers worldwide faster and cheaper. Our mission critical systems make optimal decisions impacting billions of dollars a year and set new standards for online shopping experience.

With rapid expansion into new geographies, innovations in supply chain, delivery models and customer experience, increasingly complex transportation network, ever expanding selection of products and growing number of shipments worldwide, we have an opportunity to build software that scales the business, leads the industry through innovation and delights millions of customers worldwide.

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to be a key contributor to our success and drive the strategic development of the Transportation Optimization services.

In this role, you will do the following
-Design and build highly visible features on the Amazon websites.
-Interact with business stakeholders and multiple technology teams while building innovating software solutions and laying the software foundation for supporting many new business initiatives for years to come.
-Work on a wide variety of technologies with strong group of engineers. -Build large scale systems in a fast paced environment that are efficient, highly performant and scalable.
- Develop junior team members into strong SDEs.
- Define technological raodmap for team and work with senior leaders to execute on it.

Proficiency in an Object-oriented Design is a must. Experience in working in a Unix/Linux environment is highly desired. Experience with SQL, Perl and Ruby is a big plus.

If you are looking for an opportunity to solve deep technical problems that pushes the technological boundaries and build innovative solutions that impact millions of customers in a fast paced environment while working with smart, passionate software developers, this might be the role for you.


-Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field such as Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics, or equivalent experience
-8+ years of industry software development experience in object-oriented design and coding in Java or C++ or another object oriented programming language
-Strong design, architecture and problem solving skills


Development experience on a UNIX or Linux platform
Experience in web services and cloud computing
Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical customers in order to understand ambiguous problems and articulate technical challenges and solutions to complex problems
Practical experience with software engineering best-practices and a strong desire to create quality solutions and designs
Experience in design and implementation of large scale, high performance, and high availability web services.
Software and Programming