Amazon Windowshop: Sr. Software Engineer (HTML5, Javascript, Flash)

Posted by | February 10, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Seattle, WA


Want to bring fresh, innovative shopping experiences to In December of 2010, the Retail Customer Experience (RCX) team launched Amazon Windowshop for the Google Chrome Web Store ( This experience offers a completely new shopping interface that is optimized for the speed and fluidity of modern web browsers.
The RCX Team is looking for a motivated Sr. Software Development Engineer with the knowledge and skills to champion innovative architectural and design choices, invent new features, and explore cutting edge interfaces that will raise the bar for customer experience of the Amazon Windowshop web app using front end technologies such as HTML5, Flash/Actionscript, Ajax/Javascript/jQuery, CSS, DHTML and Web Services. We need your experience and expertise to enhance the user experience of Amazon web applications worldwide.
The ideal candidate would have solid knowledge of software technologies, methodologies and applied software engineering best practices and standards and experience with user interfaces along with technical knowledge in current web development technologies (HTML5, CSS, Flash/Actionscript, Ajax/Javascript/jQuery and Web Services). Familiarity with backend technologies such as C++, Perl, and SOA are also desired.
Basic Qualifications
  • Solid work experience in JavaScrip/AJAX/jQuery, HTML/CSS, HTML5, and Flash
  • Work well in teams and respect and welcome ideas from partners, business stakeholders, and technical experts
  • At least 2-4 years experience developing rich, highly interactive, internet applications
  • Passion for solving complex and interesting problems
  • Passion for writing great, simple, clean, efficient code
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field with 5+ years of experience is required
  • Strong knowledge languages like Java, Perl, Mason, SQL
  • Experience with various software technologies, methodologies and applied software engineering practices/standards such as C++, OOD, and SOA is also a plus

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