Software Development Engineer, Consumer Payments L4


Job summary
Digital Payments team is responsible for launching new payment experiences for digital businesses WW. We are a growing team adding new charters relevant to payment related customer experience for our digital businesses.

As part of this expansion, we are hiring a Software Development Engineer to contribute to the implementation of new payment methods for digital businesses like Prime, Kindle, Prime Video, Music Unlimited, Audible etc. In this position, you will contribute to the success of an international team that manages complex workflows, collaborates with internal and external partners, implements scalable large scale solutions, uses all the flavors of the JVM (Kotlin, Scala, Java), and leverage Native AWS components to delight digital customers WW.

Key job responsibilities
Specifically, you will:

  • Own the architecture of several components of the consumer payments tech stack
  • Continuously working on improving the current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, and on the development of major routines and utilities.
  • Designing and building features with a strong mindset towards performances.
  • Preparation of technical requirements and software design specifications.
  • Understanding the internals of graphics systems.
  • Instilling best practices for software development and documentation, making sure designs meet requirements, and delivering high quality software on tight schedules
  • Solve complex architecture and business problems. Innovate to solve unique problems in simple yet elegant way. Solutions are extensible.
  • Take ownership for ensuring sanity of architecture, operational excellence and quality and insisting on highest standards while working with other software teams.
  • Own the delivery of an integral piece of a system or application. Write high quality code that is modular, functional and testable;
  • Establish the best coding practices
  • Communicate, collaborate and work effectively in a global environment unafraid to think out-of-the-box
  • Assist directly and indirectly in the continual hiring and development of technical talent.

A day in the life

  • About the team

We are the custodians of payments for all digital businesses in amazon in established and emerging countries. We create delightful paying experiences by launching new payment methods for our customers world-wide.



  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development




  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Previous technical internship(s) preferred
  • Graduate degree a plus

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