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Software Development Engineer, Product Graph

Seattle, WA 98104


Job summary
As a leader in e-commerce, Amazon is building an authoritative knowledge base for every product in the world. With hundreds of millions of customers and billions of products, Amazon will offer a challenging but fun journey to turn this big and rapidly changing data into high-quality knowledge to impact customer experiences across Amazon.

As a member of the product knowledge team, based in Seattle, you will play a key role in the establishment of a new platform, with opportunities to create enormous benefit for our customers and Amazon. As an SDE you will be responsible to design, develop and implement NLP solutions that are highly performant, scalable, and resilient. You should enjoy optimization through rapid experimentation, have extremely high standards, and strong ability to implement in the face of ambiguity. Expertise in specialized areas such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Graph Processing, Search, or Recommendation Systems is desired.

€¢ Build a robust and scalable platform that will enable a large volume of data to be processed and efficiently accessed.
€¢ Work with some truly cutting edge ideas and technology: Applying the latest in machine learning research to solving very large scale problems.
€¢ Influence decisions in choosing the right technology to build components.
€¢ Join a great group of motivated, top-notch, people and work with them to solve interesting and useful problems in a fun, collaborative environment.

We're building state-of-the-art automated ML solutions to improve Amazon's catalog data quality at global scale, and working towards creating Amazon's authoritative product knowledge source. If you have any interest in ML, big data, or graphs, please don't hesitate to contact us.


  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

€¢ A Bachelor€™s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience;
€¢ Proven track record of building large-scale, highly available, low latency, high quality distributed systems and software products
€¢ Knowledge of best practices for the full software development life cycle; including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
€¢ Comfortable understanding and discussing architectural concepts and algorithms, schedule tradeoffs and new opportunities with technical team members.


€¢ Master€™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
€¢ Deep hands-on technical expertise building data pipelines, Experience with AWS EMR, Athena, Sagemaker
€¢ Exposure to large-scale distributed storage and database systems (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, Graph Databases) & Big data processing like Apache Spark
€¢ Experience with front-end technologies like React, Typescript
€¢ Familiarity with AWS offerings and infrastructure-as-code (CDK, CloudFormation)
€¢ Strong business and technical vision
€¢ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
€¢ Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions.

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.


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

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