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COMPLETE Software Development Engineer, Amazon Regulatory and Trade Services (ARTS) - Seattle

14 days ago


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Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States   [ View map ]

Job Description

ARTS Tech is seeking an experienced Software Development Engineer interested in disrupting the way products are bought, sold, and distributed on a global scale. The right candidate will have hands-on involvement in building new tools, services, and distribution structures across Amazon’s growing footprint. The products and capabilities enabled by this role will deliver unprecedented selection and prices across Amazon’s 100MM+ customers, while innovating beyond established supply chain norms. The right candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment with interactions across a wide variety of e-commerce topics, and will demonstrate competence in multiple fields and skill sets.

At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth and enable products that meet our customers needs and demands while providing a safe experience throughout. To reach there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, dynamic, and dedicated individuals. Are you excited to help Amazon grow product selection across the globe?

Are you interested in making cross border movement of products seamless for our customers and Amazon? Are you excited to develop solutions for regulatory agencies globally? Are you ready to take on the challenges and excitement of working on greenfield projects? If so, ARTS team is working to enable some of the complex and challenging cross-border solutions to customers globally. This role will report ARTS Tech (Global Trade Services - GTS) technology team. This team owns tech solutions that span all of Amazon's businesses worldwide. In this role, you will gain the opportunity to interact and work with emerging businesses at Amazon from inception through growth phases. You will also gain strategic insights into evolving and mature compliance businesses. This team and role will provide a great opportunity to build your career at Amazon in the Software Development stream.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

As a Software Development Engineer on the team, you will take ownership over the software design, documentation, development, engineering approach, delivery, and support of systems built natively in AWS. In this role you will collaborate with leaders, work backward from customers, identify problems, propose innovative solutions, relentlessly raise standards, and have a huge impact by disrupting the way products are bought, sold, and distributed on Amazon on a global scale. The right candidate will have hands-on involvement in building new tools, services, and distribution structures across Amazon’s growing footprint. The products and capabilities enabled by this role will deliver unprecedented selection for our global customers while complying with Global Trade and Product Compliance requirements. The right candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment with interactions across a wide variety of e-commerce topics, and will demonstrate competence in multiple fields and skill sets.

Key job responsibilities
1. Define, design, and implement multi-tier distributed software applications.
2. Understand a broad range of data structures and algorithms and apply them to deliver high-performing applications.
3. Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes that meet requirements for functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, and adherence to development goals and principles.
4. Must be able to independently design code and test major features, as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex changes.
5. Must be able to effectively collaborate in a fast paced environment with multiple teams in a large organization (software development, QA, Project/Release Management, Build and Release, etc.,).
6. Provide on-call production support for applications.

A day in the life
The ideal candidate will have a track record of navigating successfully through ambiguity, gathering business requirements and creating data solutions that have measurable customer impact, and demonstrating exemplary written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will have to set the right vision, strategy, and roadmap and work alongside stakeholders in the organization to make it happen. The candidate knows and loves working with business intelligence tools, can model multidimensional datasets, and can partner effectively with business leaders to answer key business questions. The data engineer will need to be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, and be able to lead a team to innovate and think big while diving deep to meet our bar for quality and accuracy.

This is the greenfield opportunity with a multiyear roadmap to build a new experience for our Selling partners. There are lots of opportunities to disrupt and innovate in this area.

1. Help define the system architecture, own and implement specific components, and help shape the overall experience.
2. Collaborate closely with Business stakeholders, UX designers, and other SDE team members to help define the scope of the product.
3. As an early team member, you will be responsible for technical problem solving, creatively meeting product objectives, and developing best practices.
4. You will need to demonstrate cross-functional resource interaction to accomplish your goals.
5. Write high-quality, efficient, testable code in Java and other object-oriented languages.
6. Design Amazon scale tools to facilitate internal business.
7. Build highly available, secure, and Collaborate with some of the best engineers in the industry.
8. Mentor other developers and participate in Hiring and developing the best talent.
9. Find out what it takes to engineer systems for the "Amazon Scale".
10. Design and build highly available, durable, and flexible systems to enable Cross Border Compliance at scale.
11. Own and operate the systems that you build based on real-time customer data and demanding service-level agreements.
12. Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement as a member of a Scrum team.

"Benefits Summary": Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:
1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options
3. Paid Time Off (PTO)
4. 401(k) Plan
If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!"

About the team
The mission of Amazon Regulatory and Trade Services (ARTS) Tech is to facilitate the secure, lawful, and efficient transportation of products, software, and technology (e.g., “deemed exports”) across international borders. This involves tasks such as assigning trade and import classifications, providing estimated duties and import costs, determining export/import restrictions, and ensuring product safety and compliance with regulations. ARTS Tech is responsible for end-to-end maintenance and development across a broad and complex suite of solutions and services that cater to the global trade and direct import product compliance space, with GTS being its core business. ARTS customers include internal Amazon Consumer businesses (e.g., direct imports, core exports, global store, private brands), non-inventory (e.g., Prime Air, Devices, Robotics, OTS and Physical Stores Tech), as well as external customers such as seller partners, vendors, customs brokers, carriers, and freight forwarders.

Inclusive Team Culture
Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Yes, we do get to build a really cool service, but we also think a big reason for that is the inclusive and welcoming culture we try to cultivate every day. We’re looking for a new teammate who is enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and able to work effectively with a diverse team of peers; someone who will help us amplify the positive & inclusive team culture we’ve been building.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications:

- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming language

Preferred Qualifications:

- 3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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