Software Development Engineer in Munich, Germany

Are you passionate about developing simple, elegant solutions to complex problems? Do you enjoy working closely with customers and delighting them with amazing user experiences?

As a Software Development Engineer in the Amazon Browse team, you will help drive one of our most important software development initiatives. We are building a new system to edit and manage Amazon’s e-commerce taxonomy that powers a variety of internal and external-facing customer experiences, including our consumer-facing website. This system will make the e-commerce taxonomy more usable and efficient for our customers and empower discovery on the retail website.

You will have a unique opportunity to work in a solution stack that extends all the way from complex back-end data through web services to highly usable web-based user interfaces. You will be able to directly shape system design, development methodologies and implementation technologies. More specifically, you will be building highly scalable databases and web services, leveraging a variety of SQL and NoSQL technologies, data processing frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark, and a high-level language like Java.

Amazon Browse is a team of passionate and high-functioning engineers working on the leading edge of online technology. Amazon’s culture of customer obsession, high technical standards and individual ownership permeates everything we do. Come join us and show us how you can shine in this demanding and rewarding environment.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (or 4+ additional years work experience)

  • 3+ years relevant professional development experience, preferably in a LINUX environment

  • Proficiency in Java, C++, or C#

  • Experience with RESTful APIs

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong skills in data structures, algorithms and object oriented design

  • History of delivering high quality production systems/services

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science

  • 5+ years professional software development experience

  • Proficiency in Java

  • Proficiency in development of scalable large applications

  • Experience with NoSQL like MongoDB or Dynamo DB

  • Familiarity with AWS

  • Knowledge of and expertise in software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including requirements gathering, design, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Ability to communicate effectively with users, technical teams, and management

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

AMZR Req ID: 460855