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Software Development Engineer - Luna

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Redefine the future of gaming by building the tools and services game developers need to bring amazing experiences to Luna customers.

A day in the life

You start out your day by checking out all the latest games that are available on Luna. You decide to try out a new game that's using a new player mode you helped to create and get the high score! You then work with your teammates on reviewing a design for an upcoming publication feature. After a team lunch, you spend the rest of the day working on service changes that allow developers to better analyze their game's performance.

About the hiring group

Our vision is to create a world class developer experience that allows game developers to easily bring their content to Luna. We build websites, CLIs, SDKs, services, and analytics to ensure game developers can seamlessly manage their games. If you've always wanted to merge your passions for gaming, AWS, and developer tools, this is the team!

Job responsibilities

As a Software Development Engineer working on the developer experience for Luna, you will get to combine your passion for gaming, AWS, and building great developer experiences.

The team you will be joining is responsible for a wide variety of services, websites, SDKs, analytics, and tools that empower Luna developers to deliver great gaming experiences. We leverage the latest technologies and languages including: ECS, Fargate, Lambda, CDK, Docker, React, Kotlin, TypeScript, C++, and more.

The ideal candidate will have a good mix of distributed systems in AWS, web services design, and experience building client-side tools. You should also be customer-centric and have a passion to invent and simplify for our customers.

As a SDE, you will have influence defining product features and strategy, drive system architecture decisions, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product. To be successful, you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial, comfortable operating with ambiguity, data-driven, and able to develop prototypes quickly.

If you have a flair for innovation and passion for solving challenging problems, we need you!

By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

  • 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.
  • Experience developing RESTful services and websites on AWS
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Highly innovative, self-directed and able to deal well with ambiguous problems
  • Practical programming experience with at least one of the following languages: Kotlin, Go, Java, C++, TypeScript/JavaScript, C#
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple dependent teams to design complex solutions
  • Passion for gaming and building developer tools

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Irvine , Software Development Engineer - Luna, Other , Irvine, California

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