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Amazon Game Studios

Software Development Engineer, Amazon Games Studios

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Amazon Game Studios
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Seattle, WA
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 4+ years of development experience
  • 4+ years of experience with least two of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, Python) and open-source technologies

Amazon is all in on games. We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time, growing to the live streams and eSports of today, will continue to a future where everyone is a gamer and every gamer can create, compete, collaborate and connect with others at massive scales. If you share our belief that games will produce some of the futureโ€™s most influential voices in media and art, come join us. At Amazon Game Studios, youโ€™ll have the power of Amazon Web Servicesโ€™ cloud, Twitch, Amazon Lumberyard, and our digital and physical media publishing infrastructure available as raw material to forge a future filled with amazing experiences for players, streamers and creators.

You are an engineer with world-class software engineering skills. You utilize AWS technology to design, implement, and own the channels and services that drive unannounced titles from Amazon Game Studios. You are a champion for players and developers; create functional and engaging features that delight customers, adhere to the highest standards, and achieve operational excellence. You work with game teams to build a set of tools and services that simplify selling, distributing, and authenticating a live multiplayer game on PC with industry leading operational excellence.

Successful candidates have a track record of shipping quality software, excelling at communication, maintaining customer focus, and iterating alongside game teams to deliver the best product.

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Help drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience.
  • Self-starter, quick learner and passionate problem resolver
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
  • Experience supporting large-scale high-availability systems in a production environment
  • Demonstrated ability to choose the right language or tools for the project
  • A passion for gaming
  • Master's degree or relevant work experience
  • Meets/exceeds Amazonโ€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazonโ€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer โ€“ Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age