Software Engineer (SDE II) - Prime Gaming (remote options considered)

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Job Description

Prime Gaming is looking for software engineers (SDE II) to help build services that enable Prime members to browse and claim content from upcoming and popular video games. You will work closely with the team's Product Manager and Technical Program Manager to build and launch services that delight our customers.

Prime Gaming (formerly Twitch Prime) is the Amazon Prime service offering members tons of free, exclusive content for their favorite games every month. Right now, Prime members can claim new in-game offers from some of the worlds biggest game titles, plus a collection of games every month that

are theirs to keep forever. To learn more, visit . We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities, growing to the live streams and e-Sports of today, will continue to a future in which fans are creators, players are celebrities, and games are a global cultural touchstone that cuts across age, gender and nationality.

Our team values your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. If you are looking for an opportunity to solve deep technical problems, build innovative solutions, and work with top notch software developers, this might be the role for you. You are able to look at the big picture from both business and technology perspective. You possess analytical, design, and problem-solving skills, and enjoy working with data, algorithms, and gamers. You are not afraid of ambiguity, like thinking outside the box, and get excited about complex challenges. You're a team player and a motivated self-starter who thrives in a startup-like environment where flexibility is essential.

ABOUT AMAZON GAMES

Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

EXCLUSIVITY, WORK/LIFE BALANCE & CAREER GROWTH

Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

Requirements
BASIC REQUIREMENTS & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* 3+ years of software development experience.
* A proven track record in architecting and shipping innovative and highly-scalable cloud systems in an agile environment.
* Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including system design, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
* Strong knowledge of Java and professional experience using it.
* Exceptional communication skills.
* A proven track record of making good technical judgement.
* Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
* 3+ years of industry software development experience designing and developing software with least one object-oriented programming language such as Java, C# or C++

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* 3+ years of software development experience.
A proven track record in architecting and shipping innovative and highly-scalable cloud systems in an agile environment.
* Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including system design, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

* Strong knowledge of Java and professional experience using it.
* Exceptional communication skills.
* A proven track record of making good technical judgement.
* Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems.

Benefits

This is a direct-hire, full-time position with benefits (please reference Amazon's site for benefit details).

Remote options considered for the right person.

Competitive salary.