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Software Development Engineer, Amazon Prime

Seattle, WA 98104
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Amazon Prime has over 200 million paid members in 21+ countries around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon. In the U.S. that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Prime Reading, Amazon Photos, Twitch Prime; early access to select Lightning Deals, one free pre-released book a month with Amazon First Reads, and more. Prime members can also get deep discounts on select popular products at Whole Foods Market plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than 8,000 cities and towns, two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more than 30 major cities and unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 100 million items.

€œWe have 150MM Prime members WW and the goal is to make it €œirresponsible€ for someone to choose not to join Prime membership program€
-Jeff Bezos, Q1, 2020

The Vision of Prime Acquisition Technology is to own and build tech frameworks that makes it easy to plug and play Prime upsell ads everywhere making them personalized and contextual enabling customers to make a responsible decision to join Prime. This technology is aimed to be generic to surface contextual and relevant Prime upsells that highlights the right differentiator making it a €œno-brainer€ decision to join Prime. This upsell Ad Technology can target any customer segment and can onboard any program across Amazon driving consistency and relevancy across on-Amazon, off-Amazon and 3P locations.

We are Day 1 as we innovate and drive our upsell ads that are vended by evolving legacy software stack making it possible to scale to 59 countries by 2022. Our next 150MM customers will be acquired by making our upsells smarter which requires building personalized adaptive experiences, gamification workflows, automating recurring usecases and building Machine learning models ground up and self service tools that drive global parity and innovation at the edge fundamentally changing the way we acquire customers.

If you want to work on one of Amazon.com's most impactful program and are passionate about writing code that impacts millions of people every day, then the Amazon Prime Team wants to hear from you.

The Prime team seeks talented engineers who take great pride in both the technical and business contribution of their work. You will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, our customers. As a member of the Prime team, you will work closely with the business team to design and implement new features, you will use a variety of core languages and technologies including Java, and Linux to name a few, design and build highly scalable services in order to bring the Prime experience to a large variety of Amazon business.

We create products and distributed systems that serve Prime member at scale (over 200 million members) across the world. We build and own set of distributed services, systems (cohesive services working together) and Prime members experiences. These systems, services, and experiences uses AWS technology, Machine learning, Data analysis and some exciting engineering that goes behind the scene. In some cases, we help other non-prime teams to use our software (w/ software as service).

In Prime, you will have the opportunity to work with several teams across Amazon, working through interesting business cases coupled with solving for technical challenges, all at massive scale with hundreds of thousands of transactions per second. You will get to work on cutting edge technologies both in established systems as well as in a relatively greenfield space and get to define the product architecture and vision, especially around how to build new and extensible product experiences at scale for Prime members worldwide. You will get to experiment with various models and integrations and make a data focused decision on what works best for our customers. You will also get to work on integrating machine learning in these scenarios and will lead the effort to get to a no-human-touch model for customer optimized messaging. You will enhance message-targeting efficiency through implementation of multivariate testing, semantic analysis, data mining, and machine learning. You will design flexible, responsive architectures that allow self-service simplicity for our partner teams.


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or 2+ years of equivalent professional or military experience


  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems and algorithms
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly

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, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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