[nfbwatlk] FW: [Jobs] Amazon is hiring

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Tue Nov 1 15:01:22 CDT 2011

From: jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Hai Nguyen Ly
Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 12:21 PM
To: Jobs for the Blind
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Subject: [Jobs] Amazon is hiring

Amazon is hiring for SDEs/SDETs for full-time positions upon graduation!   We would love to hear from you!  If you are interested in a full-time position at Amazon, please send your resume directly to Melissa Cooke, Recruiter, atmeco at amazon.com<mailto:meco at amazon.com>

Software Development Engineer / Software Development Engineer in Test:
As a member of the Amazon development team, you'll be given the opportunity to have direct impact on the evolution of the Amazon e-commerce platform and lead mission critical projects early in your career. Your design, code and raw smarts will contribute to solving some of the most complex technical challenges in the areas of distributed systems, data mining, optimization, scalability, security and tweaking algorithms, just to name a few.

Are you looking for an environment where you can drive innovation? Are you interested in finding the best intersection of features vs. performance? Are you up to the task of delivering innovative technology that offers millions of unique products to thousands of suppliers, to tens of millions of customers around the world? Many of the technical challenges Amazon encounters have never been dealt with before on this scale, if at all. Come help lead the way in e-commerce innovation.

Basic Qualifications:
* Must be currently enrolled in school or graduated within the last 12 months
* Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
* At least 2 years experience with object-oriented design and coding, to include academic experience and/or internships

Preferred Qualifications:
* Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
* Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
* Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
* Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
* Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
* Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
* Previous technical internship(s) preferred
* Graduate degree a plus -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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