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Senior Software Development Engineer/Tech Lead, Machine Learning, Sponsored Display

Santa Monica, CA, US

03 February, 2022

Compensation

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Scala
  • Java
  • Software Architecture
  • Python
  • tech lead
  • AWS
  • Machine Learning
  • C#

Benefits & perks

  • 401k
  • Product impact
  • Health care contributions
  • Promote from within
  • Committed to a diverse team
  • Performance bonus
  • Training
  • Stock options
  • Tech socials
  • Maternity & paternity leave
We help grow businesses and brands of all sizes

Role overview

* Open to hire in Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin, Arlington, New York City, or Washington, DC.

DESCRIPTION

Want to work on one of Amazon’s fastest growing advertising businesses? Are you a passionate senior software engineer with stellar experience in leading a team to deliver state-of-the art solutions used by millions of customers? Do you enjoy working with product leaders, scientists and rock-stars engineers to deliver ML powered software solutions that delight customers? if so, we would love to hear from you.

About Amazon Advertising:

Amazon Advertising operates at the intersection of eCommerce and advertising, offering a rich array of digital display advertising solutions with the goal of helping our customers find and discover anything they want to buy. We help advertisers reach Amazon customers on Amazon.com, across our other owned and operated sites, on other high quality sites across the web, and on millions of Kindles, tablets, and mobile devices. We start with the customer and work backwards in everything we do, including advertising. If you’re interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build a unique, world-class advertising group with a relentless focus on the customer, you’ve come to the right place.

About our team:

Sponsored Display is Amazon Advertising’s first self-service display advertising offering. With the introduction of Sponsored Display, any advertiser – regardless of budget size, advertising experience, or technical expertise, can set up display campaigns to run on key placements across Amazon websites and apps (Amazon.com, Twitch, IMDb), devices (Kindle, Fire Tablet, Fire TV, Echo), third party websites (e.g., nytimes.com) and mobile apps.

As a startup product within Amazon Advertising, our team is highly nimble, moving quickly to release new features and capabilities. We also work cross-functionally to evangelize our offering – internally and externally – and educate the market on the value of Sponsored Display. As a start up product within Amazon Advertising, our team is highly nimble, moving quickly to release new features and capabilities.

About the role:

We are looking for a lead engineer who is excited about solving challenging engineering problems and not afraid to dive deep and define product technical strategy and architecture. In this role you will partner with product leaders, scientists and your peers to design, implement and launch new advertising features focusing on the processing data at Amazon scale. You will be responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of highly scalable distributed systems that provide availability, scalability and latency guarantees.

This is a unique opportunity to stand at the intersection of e-commerce, advertising and state-of-the-art ML techniques.

Responsibilities:

· Translate functional requirements into robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well within the overall system architecture

· Evaluate and make decisions about the use of new or existing software products and tools

· Apply big data technologies for data extraction transformation and loading (Spark, PySpark, Hadoop, MapReduce, etc)

· Analyze data using analytics tools such as Redshift and ElasticSearch to develop hypothesis and design data driven solutions for our business

· Have unique exposure to technologies used in Display / advertising / E-commerce platforms

· Work closely with our science and product managers to design experiments with machine learning / deep learning techniques to improve predictive models and infrastructure and implement end-to-end solutions

· Establish the best processes and drive improvements in design, development and operations

· Mentor and guide junior engineers on design, coding, troubleshooting and operational excellence

· Be a member of the Amazon-wide Software Development Community, participating in internal and external hackathons, seminars, and conferences

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, Python, Scala or C# including object-oriented design

· 4+ years of professional software development experience

· 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

· 4+ years of professional software development experience

· 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Here are some things that we'd prefer to see, though none is independently a requirement:

· Master’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

· Experience leading the design of complex data driven systems

· Experience refactoring large scale systems and working across team boundaries

· Experience with data technologies including EMR, S3, Dynamodb, ElasticSearch

· Deep understanding of OOP concepts, algorithms and data structures

· Able to write clean, maintainable automation with maximum longevity

  • 250+

Amazon Advertising helps grow businesses and brands of all sizes. We do this by giving them ad solutions and audience insights so they can create relevant campaigns that produce measurable results.

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Engineers who find a new job through AI Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Compensation

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Scala
  • Java
  • Software Architecture
  • Python
  • tech lead
  • AWS
  • Machine Learning
  • C#

Benefits & perks

  • 401k
  • Product impact
  • Health care contributions
  • Promote from within
  • Committed to a diverse team
  • Performance bonus
  • Training
  • Stock options
  • Tech socials
  • Maternity & paternity leave

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Senior Software Development Engineer/Tech Lead, Machine Learning, Sponsored Display