Amazon – Software Development Engineer, AGS – Seattle, WA

September 21, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Software Development Engineer, AGS

Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

Amazon is all in on games. We are a new and energetic team building central solutions for our games. We need smart and talented engineers who love games.

We are looking for a software development engineer that is passionate about building back-end services for our games. At Amazon Games, you will have the power of AWS cloud to fbuild amazing experiences for players, streamers and creators. If you are excited about making a big impact in the game industry, we are looking for you!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with game teams to build scalable/performant services (e.g.: Social, Identity, Toxicity, Commerce, etc.) using AWS
  • Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technologies and evaluate technical feasibility
  • Focus on operational excellence; constructively identify problems and propose solutions
  • Write clean, maintainable code and perform peer code-reviews

About Amazon Games

Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth

At Amazon Games, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.


  • 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.


  • Experience delivering scalable game services
  • Problem-solving and data analytical skills
  • Collaborative communication skills; fast learner with ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment
  • 5+ years of experience building successful production software systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

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

Expected salary:

Location: Seattle, WA

Job date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:26:52 GMT


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