Amazon – Software Dev Engineer, Amazon Connections – Seattle, WA

September 22, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Software Dev Engineer, Amazon Connections

Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

Use your deep technical skills and experience to make Amazon a better place to work and delight our customers by joining Amazon Connections.

Amazon Connections is an innovative program that gives Amazonians an effective way to give feedback on the workplace and help shape the future of the company. By asking employees quick questions every day, Connection leverages real time information to learn more about their experiences and introduce positive changes with internal business partners around the world. Our goal is to strengthen Amazon’s workplace culture and help develop leaders who earn trust, remove barriers to excellence and make Amazon an inspiring place to work.

The Adaptive Campaign team works on the software and systems that every Amazonian globally use . We provide personalized workflows to drive content to employees globally and we do this by building best in class algorithms and services. We own a range of micro-services across multiple programming languages, mainly JVM based, react, some machine learning and more. We use AWS to run our systems which help us achieve Amazon scale.

The Connections Software team combines the culture of a startup, the innovation and creativity of a R&D Lab, and technical challenges at the scale of Amazon.

We offer opportunities for builders to build and make history!

Key job responsibilities

Work with teams across the org to deliver large distributed projects to delight our customers

Write high-quality, efficient, testable code in Java and other object-oriented languages

Build highly available, secure, systems in a microservices architecture

Collaborate with some of the best engineers in the industry

Own and operate the systems that you build

Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement

Get firsthand experience engineering client apps as well as AWS services such as Lambda, EC2, S3, DynamoDB and others

A day in the life

Find out what it takes to engineer systems for “Amazon Scale”

Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement

Get firsthand experience engineering client apps as well as AWS services such as Lambda, EC2, S3, DynamoDB and othe


  • 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 a related field

At least 3+ years work experience in a related field

Demonstrated proficiency with Java, C++, or similar modern programming languages

Solid experience in data structures and algorithms

Experience with non-traditional data stores such as DynamoDB, AWS Redshift or ElasticSearch

Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customer

Experience deploying or managing large scale systems

Ability to think abstractly and deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems

Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience

Strong problem solving and analytical abilities

Strong verbal and written communication skills

BS Computer Science or other technical degree and related experience

3+ years of experience with performance analysis, systems software, and systems architecture

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

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Location: Seattle, WA

Job date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 04:17:44 GMT


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