Software Dev Engineer

Amazon.com Services LLC San Francisco, CA

About the Job

Job summary
About Amazon Music
Amazon Music reimagines music listening by enabling customers to unlock millions of songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with their voice. Amazon Music provides unlimited access to new releases and classic hits across iOS and Android mobile devices, PC, Mac, Echo, and Alexa-enabled devices including Fire TV and more. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to ad-free listening of 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, which provides access to more than 75 million songs and the latest new releases. Amazon Music Unlimited customers also now have access to the highest-quality listening experience available, with more than 75 million songs available in High Definition (HD), more than 7 million songs in Ultra HD, and a growing catalog of spatial audio. Customers also have free access to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on Amazon Music. All Amazon Music tiers now offer a wide selection of podcasts at no additional cost, and live streaming in partnership with Twitch. Engaging with music and culture has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, visit amazonmusic.com or download the Amazon Music app.

Do you have a passion for solving complex problems in Search? Do you enjoy creating efficient, responsive Search systems? Do you want to help millions of people quickly find the music they enjoy, even if they don't know what they'd like to listen to in this moment? And then, extend it to more than music? As a member of the Amazon Music Search team, you will be responsible for leading the effort to extend and improve the ways that customers find and experience music on our voice and visual clients (think Alexa, mobile apps, FireTV, Roku etc).





A day in the life
You will work with multiple teams located all over the globe, to help design and implement responsive, resilient and extensible search APIs which power search and discovery experiences. You will get to brainstorm with a broad variety of technical and science teams - ML, experience, different product managers.

About the team
The Amazon Music Search engineering team's vision is to be the one-stop shop for all search and discovery needs across any of Amazon Music's client experiences. This is more than music - think Music, Podcasts etc. We are creating highly available distributed data stores to index a variety of content for search, and also the core set of APIs that are used to search these stores. We are looking for someone who can help us launch the next generation of our search technology, to enable our customers to find the music they want, faster than ever!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Graduate degree in a related technical field
· Experience releasing highly scalable enterprise products full life cycle
· Experience with critical, 24x7 systems
· Experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems
· Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services
· Experience with Lucene-based search, Elasticsearch, or Solr
· Experience with AWS services highly desirable




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