Job description / Role
Want to change the way millions of people communicate, shop, and have fun? Do you want to be the lead for a newly established team with an exciting charter?
MENA Tech focuses on building innovative solutions for expanding Amazon business in UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, and talented Senior Software Development Engineer who can build innovative & mission critical system software applications, and tools. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and development of consumer products. You will be responsible for delivery and support of large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications and tools.
We want a highly technical individual with strong leadership to help put Amazon’s products in the hands of customers all around the globe.
- Ability to design and code right solutions starting with broadly defined problems.
- Drive best practices and engineering excellence.
- Work with other team members to develop the architecture and design of new and current systems.
- Work in an agile environment to deliver high quality software.
- As a senior engineer, you will be expected to mentor others on the team and raise the bar on high level design.
- You will be expected to convert business goals into tech solutions.
Amazon is an equal opportunity employer.
- Strong system design and software architecture skills.
- 5+ years of professional experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
- Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
- Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
- Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
- Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
- Experience with Spring MVC
- Experience with working with different teams members with various skills-set
- 7+ years industry experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
- Experience developing complex software systems that have successfully been delivered to customers
- Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs and product strategy
- Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing and operations
- Experience with AI or Machine Learning
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.