Expires soon Amazon

Software Development Engineer

  • San Francisco (City and County of San Francisco)
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description


Amazon Music
Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Have you ever wondered how music licenses work, what goes into royalties, or what our music partners cared about when it comes to data that we generate? The Amazon Music Reporting team is a back-end service team who interfaces directly with our external partners to provide information on their music success. We build the computation, delivery, and validation of our data streams whether it's via data files, APIs, or dashboards.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to lead quality efforts using big data tools, including; defining the test strategy, technologies, and frameworks used, and implementing said testing. If you're passionate about automation, data wrangling vast amounts of data, and continually raising the quality bar of our product, then we want to talk to you.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!

Ideal candidate profile


· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
· 3+ years of software development experience using Java or C++
· Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design, and complexity analysis
· Working knowledge of REST and RPC service patterns and other client/server interaction models Knowledge of Internet technologies (e.g. HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX)