Software Development Engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia

Are you ready to build and expand a sizeable business within the Amazon family? Do you enjoy working on products with direct customer impact? Are you looking for a team of high performers to help expand your skills and experience?

We are the Amazon Gift Cards team. With one billion-plus dollars of revenue worldwide, we are a significant part of Amazon's business and customer experience. We build out new features and experiences ranging from physical gift cards to the latest in website and user interface technologies. We are looking to expand our Vancouver team to develop key applications and systems. We operate in a fast-paced environment using agile methodology and lightweight SOA design patterns. We encourage innovation and expect developers to take a high level of ownership throughout the software life cycle.

Our Vancouver team will be building out new features and capabilities including promotion based gifting, web services and customer-facing products. The team has significant autonomy and ownership while remaining a close part of our worldwide Amazon Gift Cards group.

This is a chance to work on large-scale distributed systems and create websites and services with direct impact on millions of customers.

Come help us redefine the gifting experience!

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Electrical Engineering

  • 4+ years professional experience in software development

  • Possess deep knowledge of computer science fundamentals such as object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to take a project from scoping requirements through to actual launch of project

  • Demonstrated ability to develop business-critical software using modern programming language such as C, C++, C# or Java.

  • Experience in web technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, JQuery mobile, AJAX and HTML5

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.

  • Experience translating design mockups and prototypes into working application designs.

  • Demonstrated passion for user experience design and improving usability

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

AMZR Req ID: 463237