Software Development Engineer, Prime Gaming

Mar 21, 2024
Seattle, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming languageAmazon is all in on games, and Prime Gaming is building experiences to delight Amazon Prime customers and gamers across the globe. In this role, you join a team focused on building services and front-end experiences that deliver joy to Prime members through free games, Twitch benefits and new disruptive game benefits experiments. We’re building experiences that fundamentally shape and improve the Prime experience for millions of customers, and every day we learn more about what it is that makes people fall in love with video games.

We are looking for a highly collaborative team player who is excited to work closely with a cross-functional team. Ambiguity motivates you to invent and solve problems, you don't shy away from change and build of learnings. You will influence business and technical strategy, contribute to engineering excellence standards, and help maintain highly reliable live services. You will design, develop, test, deploy, and maintain technologies to support our business goals. Seeing solutions ship, scale, and make a measurable impact on customers’ lives fuels you.

Key job responsibilities
- Design simple interfaces to solve complex enterprise facing problems
- Build and operate scalable, reliable, and maintainable distributed services
- Seek out optimizations and automation opportunities
- Executes projects from scoping requirements through launch
- Support team members with mentorship and guidance

About the team
Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA- 4+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Experience programming with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
- Experience in Games Industry (supporting title Development, Release, or Live Ops)

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.
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