SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER I

Newark, NJ, United States
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powertofly approved What Audible Has to Offer:

We believe the spoken word has the power to change people’s lives. Audible has reinvented a media category, becoming a powerhouse of creative and original content. We create sensational entertainment experiences that absorb the listener and enhance the character and quality of daily life. Because nothing can inspire, provoke and challenge like a gripping story – and this could be the beginning of your Audible story.

At Audible we are embarking on a mission to reshape the fundamental experiences and delight our customers and drive a strong engineering culture. It's our responsibility to push Audible into new places; wherever our customers are listening. Achieving this vision means expanding and strengthening our development process and leveraging new technologies to deliver services and web applications. We need your help to develop and deliver on this vision. Success means we lay the foundation for continued expansion of our company without disrupting an already tremendously successful and much-loved project.


HOW DOES AMAZON FIT IN?
We're a part of Amazon: they are our parent company and it's a great partnership. You'll get to play with Amazon's technologies, but it doesn't stop there. Audible is built on a strong foundation of Amazon technology and you'll have insight into the inner workings of the world's leading ecommerce experience. There's a LOT to learn! Your career will benefit from working with teams like Alexa, Search, Kindle, A9, P13N and many more.

If you are excited to own and solve complex problems, work with a creative dynamic team, fail fast in a supportive environment while growing your career and working on high volume (2000+ transactions per second) services that support millions of customers worldwide, we want to hear from you.

ABOUT THE ROLE
Audible Financial Services (AFS aka Bailey) team is chartered to build the next generation of Royalty Processing and Contracts Management Platform. This includes building and scaling a global contracts platform to build innovative deals for our publishers and ensuring accurate and timely processing of Royalty for several million transactions every day. Candidates who delight in evolving technology platforms, working on highly distributed systems and obsess over customer success should apply. This opportunity is not for an order taker. You will be involved in the overall vision, culture and direction of the team. Successful candidates will enjoy working in collaborative, randomized and fast-paced environments.

As an engineer on our team, you will own software in all phases of the software life-cycle from architecture and design through deployment and release. You will help create scale-able, global applications. You will also build applications to automate manual process of validations and scale the applications to meet capacity needs. You will learn about Audibles core Financial Technologies, interact with other teams to build optimized systems, and have autonomy to deliver software which impacts multiple large and small Publishers, globally.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Work independently on a small, agile engineering team and execute on your great ideas
· Write amazing, maintainable & scalable code
· Partner with business stakeholders, Product Managers to imagine, Design, Develop, Test, and Launch software that wows our community and inspires your peers
· Be willing to explore and learn un-prompted. Bring problems AND solutions to the table
· Integrates and communicates fairly complex information within the specialization
· Devises solutions based on limited information and uses past experience or precedent to identify solutions or to adapt existing approaches to resolve issues

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· Major in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related area. Bachelor's degree or above
· 1+ years’ experience with an OO language (Java, Python)
· Strong OO design skills with understanding of common design patterns
· Experience translating business requirements into operational systems
· Ability to propose creative and elegant solutions to complex technical problems
· Commitment to operational excellence: building low-defect systems that are user-friendly with low operational burden
· Willingness to own all stages of development process: design, testing, implementation, operational support
· Willingness to work in an agile team development environment, have basic knowledge of agile design process, experience developing software in an agile environment is highly preferred
· Knowledge of databases Dynamo DB, Postgres
· Experience building large-scale, fault-tolerant distributed systems is preferred
· Experience with event-driven systems highly desirable
· Excellent communication skills
· Major in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related area. Bachelor's degree or abovePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Masters in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
· Solid Computer Science fundamentals in Object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
· Great communication skills - ability to think creatively and adapt the message to the audience
· A high-quality bar; just-enough documentation, unit testing, code reviews, test automation, continuous integration & deployment and a preference for agile methods
· Strong OO design skills with understanding of common design patterns
· Experience translating business requirements into operational systems
· Ability to propose creative and elegant solutions to complex technical problems
· Commitment to operational excellence: building low-defect systems that are user-friendly with low operational burden
· Willingness to own all stages of development process: design, testing, implementation, operational support
· Willingness to work in an agile team development environment, have basic knowledge of agile design process, experience developing software in an agile environment is highly preferred
· Knowledge of databases Dynamo DB, Postgres
· Experience building large-scale, fault-tolerant distributed systems is preferred
· Experience with event-driven systems highly desirable
· Excellent communication skills
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