Senior Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery and Live Sports API at Amazon
Senior Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery and Live Sports API Details
April 24, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Video Discovery team Prime Video Discovery
The Prime Video Discovery team is hiring a Senior Engineer to lead engineering initiatives for Prime Video's expansion into Live Sports and Channels. Discovery is at the center of Prime Video, enabling customers to find movies and TV shows to watch with ownership of the Storefront APIs. Billions of Amazon video sessions from iOS, Anrdoid, Web and Smart Devices begins with a call to Discovery to fetch a personalized, ready to render view of the movies and TV shows recommended to you. Underneath the covers, the best Movie and TV choices for the customer are identified among thousands of contenders, with parallelization to support complex algorithms and business rules to be applied with sub-100ms efficiency. Discovery orchestrates the entire operation. These APIs are Tier-1 systems that must be highly available, low latency despite complexity and scale. The right candidate will have experience designing, building and operating Tier-1 software systems at comparable scale. The APIs are used
· 6+ years of product development experience in consumer-focused companies · 6+ years of technical experience as software developer, or related role · Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design · Computer Science fundamentals in data structures · Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis · Experience developing in at least one of Java, C, C++, Perl, or C#· Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems · Experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems · Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services · Masters