Software Development Engineer at Amazon

Software Development Engineer Details

Nov. 27, 2018, 5:36 a.m.
Software Development
Tax Systems
Seattle, Washington
Amazon Tax Platform
Would you like to work on one of the world's largest transactional distributed systems? How about working with customers and peers from the entire range of Amazon's business on cool new features? Whether you're passionate about building highly scalable and reliable systems or a software developer who likes to solve business problems, Amazon Tax Platform Services is the place for you. We are responsible for the tax calculation platform, providing the core services that calculate taxes (sales tax and VAT) for all Amazon sales, physical and digital, globally. We thrive on providing the correct tax amounts to the customer at order time, and make sure audit records are stored safely to meet tax law requirements around the globe. Our challenges include staying on top of the complex and ever-changing global tax rates and laws as well as computing calculations correctly and quickly, thousands of times a second, and each one needs to be right. We are looking for software engineers who thrive on

· Completed BS in Computer Science or equivalent · 3+ years of experience building successful production software platforms and systems · 3+ years of hands-on experience in Java or C++ as well as other high-level languages such as Objective-C and Python · Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis · Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability. · Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field · Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices
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