System Development Engineer, Amazon Fulfillment Technologies Support (AFTS)


  • Bellevue, WA
  • $103,400 per year
  • Training
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago

AFT Engineering Excellence is looking for a Systems Development Engineer to join our team! In this role you will contribute to improving development and operational excellence of multiple warehouse technolog services utilised by our customers.
Each day, millions of customer shipment are processed worldwide through AFT services. Our team works on tools that enforces Engineering best practices that ensures availability and scalability of these production services that process millions of shipments.

We are looking for systems development engineers who are excited to work on complex system software and are passionate about solving availability and scalability challenges in innovative ways.

The ideal candidate must be detail , have superior verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, able to work independently and can maintain professionalism under pressure. You must be able to identify problems before they happen and implement solutions that detect and prevent outages. You must be able to accurately prioritize projects, make sound judgments, work to improve the customer experience, and get the right things done.

This is an amazing opportunity in terms of responsibility, interesting challenges and high visibility. We truly are looking for the highest quality candidates, so you should expect a rigorous technical interview process.

Key job responsibilities
As a System Development Engineer, you'll be responsible for design our system architecture. You'll own and implement specific componenets of the system. You'll collaborate closely with other engineers in the organization, identify areas of improvement and opportunities for automation and drive them to closure.As an experienced engineer, you will provide technical experience to the team, drive best practices, mentor other engineers and drive continuous improvements in engineering and operational excellence.

A day in the life
A typical day on our team involves collaborating with other engineers to deploying software through our large automated systems, and operationally supporting your newly deployed software. You will seek out new approaches to automate fixes for operational issues, use AWS services to solve design problems, and engage other internal teams to integrate your applications with theirs.

You'll be part of a world-class team in an inclusive environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing.

About the team
Amazon Fulfillment Technologies (AFT) powers Amazon's global fulfillment network. We invent and deliver software, hardware, and data science solutions that orchestrate processes, robots, machines, and people. We harmonize the physical and virtual world so Amazon customers can get what they want, when they want it.

Central Support
AFT's Central Support team leverages data, process improvement, and innovative technologies to provide comprehensive engineering excellence services/solutions across AFT's product portfolios.

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

Bellevue, WA, USA


- 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 1+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- 2+ years of administrative experience in networking, storage systems, operating systems and hands-on systems engineering experience
- Knowledge of systems engineering fundamentals (networking, storage, operating systems)
- Experience programming with at least one modern language such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Golang, PowerShell, Ruby


- 2+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience working in an Agile environment using the Scrum methodology
- Experience with CI/CD pipelines build processes
- Knowledge of a front-end language (Javascript, CSS, HTML, etc.)

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $103,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $201,200/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 Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.