Amazon UK Jobs – Development Engineer

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Have you ever ordered a product from Amazon and been amazed at how fast you receive it? Every day, Amazon engineers are relentlessly working to decrease the time between clicking and delivery for our customers. Amazon Fulfillment Technologies (AFT) powers Amazon’s global fulfillment network by designing and building the software, hardware and processes that enable our customers to get what they want, when they want it. We don’t just talk about innovating, we put innovation into action, working alongside our employees in the FCs to move billions of customer orders through our Fulfillment Centers globally. We push the bounds of robotics, computer vision, machine learning, and operations research to improve quality, engage our workforce, and delight customers. AFT is creating the future of fulfillment, and we’re looking for people with big ideas and the drive to see them at work in the real world. If you’re ready to innovate on a global scale, join us.

We solve complex fulfillment problems to enable key business initiatives with high impact to Amazon’s growth. Our products enable to fulfill products using different WMS solutions with the Amazon fulfillment network. Our solutions cater to the needs of multiple fast growing business in Amazon across multiple regions like NA, EU, IN.

We are looking for a senior SDE who is passionate to architect, design and build large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software solutions. The ideal candidate will set an example and coach other SDEs in the team on building extensible and scalable solutions to solve multi-region critical complex business features. If you are a Software Engineer with a flair to solve ambiguous business problems and own it from design to production with little direction, then this is the place for you.

So, your work will directly influence Amazon business and customer promise. As a member of this team, you will get the opportunity to work on highly visible, innovative projects that directly affect the customer experience. You will be involved in all the aspects of the software development cycle including scoping, design, implementation, testing, delivery, and support of your product. The position has great opportunity for growth.

We value teamwork, hustle, and good communication skills. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, have a customer centric mindset, and feel strongly about building automated systems that operate at worldwide scale with minimal human intervention. You will collaborate with other team members and stakeholders. You will have a strong sense of ownership and demonstrable record of success in delivering new features.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor in Computer Science Engineering or related field.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures & algorithms, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as Java.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A good engineer will demonstrate that they can proactively and continually improve their level of knowledge about Amazon’s business and relevant technologies, and use this knowledge to deliver high quality, accurate software deliverables.
  • Clear, professional communication skills able to contribute to team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions.
  • Experience in object oriented design developing in a UNIX or Linux environment.
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Company – Amazon EU SARL (UK Branch)

Job ID: A1978591

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