Job description / Role
The Amazon Middle East and North Africa team is looking for a Software Development Engineer who is passionate about building great products for our customers. The SDE-I will be based in Amman, Jordan and must have Software engineering experience involving solving complex problems.
The SDE-I will:
- Implement, test, deploy and maintain innovative software solutions to transform service performance, durability, cost, and security.
- Use software engineering best practices to ensure a high standard of quality for all of the team deliverables
- Write high quality distributed system software
- Work in an agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff.
- 2+ years of programming experience with progressive development responsibilities in Java.
- Agile development, daily scrum, taking ownership of both production issues and new features.
- Solid technical understanding and API documentation are essential for cross-team development.
- Computer Science fundamentals in data structures.
- Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
- Good English written / verbal communication skills, bilingual Preferred.
- Self-motivated, thrives working in a small team.
- Focused and professional attitude.
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
- Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science or related field.
- Java ecosystem for daily development: Spring/Spring Boot, Apache, Ant/Maven/Gradle, Tomcat/Jetty/TomEE, Jenkins.
- RESTful API specification, implementation, JSON and solid documentation will be a plus (or SOAP webservice experience with leanings towards REST).
- AWS services such as S3, SQS, and Kinesis
About the Company
Amazon.ae, formerly Souq.com, is an English-Arabic language e-commerce platform, owned by Amazon, Inc. It is the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. On March 28, 2017, Amazon.com Inc. confirmed it would be acquiring Souq.com for $580 million. On May 1, 2019, Souq.com became known as Amazon.ae.