Software Dev Engineer II , Ads Core Services (ACS)
Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.
Advertising Core Services (ACS) organization owns services supporting many functions across the advertising lifecycle like Accounts, Permissions, Campaign Management, Billing, Supply and Traffic Quality, Analytics and Availability and Quality Assurance etc. Our top focus areas are to innovate on behalf of our customers, support partner business launches and improve our engineering systems for feature velocity, availability, performance and scale. This role will see you collaborate with a large number of teams across WW Advertising to drive key initiatives to improve resilience of advertising systems.
You'll become part of a highly motivated team of talented multi-functional builders (front and backend developers) who can collaborate with product managers, technical specialists, and principals across the company. You should be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity that’s higher than most projects and relish the idea of solving problems that, haven’t been solved at scale before - anywhere. You will encounter challenging, novel situations every day and given the size of this initiative, you’ll have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams at Amazon in different locations. We’re looking for self-motivated engineers who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers, can demonstrate a high degree of teamwork, and want to have fun while they make history and collaborate on beautiful products.
A successful candidate will have strong technical skills, and a history of delivering high quality code to solve complex business problems. Written and verbal communication in this role are critical: you will author narratives that will be consumed by Amazonians at all levels.
Key Technical Challenges:
Distributed and Scalable Architecture: The global Ads Availability team owns Tier 1 critical service infrastructure that forms the backbone of Ad serving. We have enabled this service infrastructure across multiple regions and Availability Zones.
High Availability: This role will provide critical support to the Global Ads Availability team that owns a key Ads wide Availability framework. It is critical to ensure that this framework remains highly available. High Availability architecture will help us make sure that the system is configured to handle different loads and different failures with minimal or no downtime.
Key job responsibilities
• Business problem is defined. Technology strategy may not be defined.
• Delivers independently, with limited guidance.
• Solves complex software problems. Solutions are extensible and scale. Removes bottlenecks. Makes trade-offs: short-term vs. long-term technical decisions.
• Designs, develops, tests, and deploys software.
• Lead large projects. Knows how to divide so they can work in parallel with other SDEs and reassemble into a cohesive launch.
• 100% AWS Technologies
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
New York, NY, USA
- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming language
- 3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.