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Job title: Software Development Engineer II

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Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

The Amazon Selection and Catalog Systems team (ASCS) builds global selection and catalog management systems. The Selection Monitoring team is responsible for building the biggest product selection on the planet to satisfy our customers’ all shopping needs. We build platforms, systems and tools to create and take advantage of datasets that contains billions of records, use the latest machine learning, data processing technologies and a broad set of AWS technologies. In order to drive the expansion of Amazon selection, we use cluster-computing technologies such as MapReduce and Spark to process billions of products and find the products/brands not already sold on Amazon. We work with structured and unstructured content such as text and images and apply Machine Learning algorithms such as Clustering, Natural Language processing, Fuzzy matching and Image processing at a massive scale.

We are looking for engineers to tackle ambiguous problems in the areas of data processing, machine learning algorithms and distributed systems of cloud-scale. You are expected to take ownership, dive deep and drive solutions from developing prototypes, design to coding, testing and deployment. The role demands innovation and expects you to push the boundaries. You will get opportunity to work with many tech teams and business teams within Amazon and deliver solutions that will have an impact to both Amazon top-line & bottom line.

Key job responsibilities

Partner with Principal Engineers, Sr. SDEs, and Product and Program Management to define and grow the technical and architectural vision for Selection Monitoring’s mission-critical systems driving the brand and product experience on Amazon.

Deliver and own scalable, fault-tolerant, and highly available services that underpin our large-scale data processing solutions.

Build and own systems for Data discovery and lifecycle management of hundreds of datasets spanning several Petabytes.

Develop solutions to efficiently deploy and orchestrate hundreds of application flows across a hybrid set of compute environments.

Utilize serverless and container technologies to build next-gen scalable compute layer solutions.

The SDE on this team will be playing a key role in solving complex problems and building innovative solutions to drive authoritative selection on Amazon platform. Candidate needs to have a high sense of ownership, ability to develop end to end solutions and improve customer experience. This role would expose you to solving problems of scale in the areas of data mining, machine learning algorithms and distributed systems of cloud-scale.


  • 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 related field
  • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor’s degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
  • 4+ years professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Python, Java, C#

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $143,700 – $194,400/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

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

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Expected salary: $143700 – 194400 per year

Location: Los Angeles, CA – San Francisco, CA

Job date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 22:05:46 GMT

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