Software Development Engineer II - Prime Video
AmazonSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Prime Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content with a massive library of high-quality media and reliable digital delivery. Our services are engineered for high availability, maximum reach, and cost savings that we can pass on to customers. We enable the world to watch video instantly, from any device, whether on the road or from the comfort of a living room sofa. Today, we deliver Movies and TV shows to Windows and Mac PCs, portable devices, gaming consoles, smart phones, and smart TVs. We operate in over 250 countries and territories and we aspire to grow a lot.
What does the team do?
• Have you ever wondered :
• What goes behind the scenes in making a movie playable ?
• How does a highlight become available within minutes of a live event such as Thursday night football ?
• How is video content auto generated?
• How would I query a movie?
• How can you use movies to sell more products ?
If any of the above questions intrigue you then I would love to speak with you and learn a bit more about your background.
DME ( Digital Media Engineering ) is the heart of prime video. We enable the video catalog by producing ,enhancing and analyzing millions of video assets every day. We use a combination of algorithms, heuristics and machine learning techniques to puzzle out interesting insights and build the world's best video catalog.
What do we expect you to do?
As an SDE on our team, you will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting-edge products that will be used every day by people you know. You will be responsible for systems that serve millions of customers per day, with obsessively high reliability, and low operational overhead. You will be solving complex scalability, availability and performance problems by building distributed, large-scale services using the latest AWS technologies like Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, Redshift and S3. As we get more advanced, you will be using machine learning and AI to do sophisticated analysis of customer engagement data to automatically surface and fix quality issues.
We are looking for talented software development engineers who can contribute to our world-class engineering culture. We deliver meaningful results for customers while simultaneously investing in each team member's career and overall skill set. Domain-specific skills in video can be learned on the job. At Amazon, every engineer has the opportunity to positively impact millions of customers, and you will be called on to identify and realize these opportunities. Our team works end-to-end through the PrimeVideo platform, and our team members have direct ownership of the customer experience.
We embrace the challenges of a fast paced market and evolving technologies, paving the way to universal availability of video and pushing the envelope for streaming quality. You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be innovative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive can make a lasting impact on world-wide consumer entertainment.
Successful candidates for this position will have a background in Java, C#, or C or a similar development language. Equally important to these specific skills is a candidate's ability to multi-task, adapt quickly to new development environments and changing business requirements, learn new systems, gain new skills, create reliable & maintainable code, and find creative, scalable solutions to difficult problems.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about delivering consistently great digital media experiences to our customers, particularly those who want to grow within a world-class engineering team.
• 2 years of non-internship professional software development experience
• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C , or C# including object-oriented design
• 1 years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.