Software Development Engineer II, Loss Prevention Tech in London - Amazon

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
18 days ago

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Job Description

Have you ever wanted to solve a mystery or be part of solving a case? Are you fascinated by detective stories or crime shows on TV? Do you love to write code, have a technical background and enjoy solving complex problems? If so, working on the Loss Prevention Tech team as a Software Development Engineer is the place for you We’re looking for an engineer with deep expertise in designing, developing, and maintaining software. This role will be expected to drive the software development process as well as mentor fellow team members. The Loss Prevention tech team supports our field LP, security and operations teams by building scalable global tech products. Our goal is to develop scalable systems, web interfaces, reporting, metrics and analytics that drive investigations, establish trend analysis and build LP supporting web resources and automation. Key job responsibilities As a Software Dev Engineer, your responsibilities are: • Collaborate to define the system architecture, owning documenting and breaking down work for the team to implement individual components. • Be responsible for technical problem solving, meeting product objectives, and developing best practices • Write high-quality, efficient, testable code in a modern object-oriented language. • Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement as the lead of a Scrum team. • Own end-to-end development of scalable large projects, participating in an on-call rotation. • Track and report on metrics which are key performance indicators, allowing performance improvements so that the desired outcomes are achieved to plan and in a timely manner • Troubleshooting and responding to errors, bug fixes and issue tickets • Ensure all programs comply with Amazon InfoSec standards About the team We believe that building a culture that is welcoming and inclusive is integral to people doing their best work and is essential to what we can achieve as a company. We actively recruit people from diverse backgrounds to build a supportive and inclusive workplace. Our team puts a high value on work-live balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Basic Qualifications 3 years of professional software development experience 3 years of programming experience with at least one software programming language 2 years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems Preferred Qualifications 2 years’ experience with HTML, Ruby on Rails (or Python), Javascript and SQL. 2 years’ experience with databases (querying and analyzing) such as SQL, MYSQL, NoSQL and the use of analytics to report and provide visibility to trends. 2 years’ experience with root cause and correction of code related bugs, error and other issues Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations. Background in distributed computing, service-oriented architectures and enterprise-wide systems. Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy. Exposure to Machine Learning/deep learning projects Able to work in a diverse team Ability to work independently with limited direction, communicate effectively with team members in other geographic locations Ability to take calculated risks and challenge current practices to develop and deliver innovative solutions to meet or exceed the customer expectations Interest in Loss Prevention, physical security or investigations Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.


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