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Sr. Engineer / Technical Lead, Analytics Data Management, Self-Service Performance Advertising (SSPA) Platform

Location
Canada
Details
Full Time
4 days ago
Job summary
Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

Analytics and Data Management owns delivering Spektr: "always-on analytics" platform for SSPA needs that is fully scalable and reliable. Our products are strategically important to our leadership, finance, economists, analysts, machine learning scientists, SDEs and BI partners to drive long-term growth. We mine billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative, and fun loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

Key responsibilities:

Own what you and your team create.
Serve as a technical lead on project of varying complexities.
Execute quality solutions in tandem with business and project management teams.
Strive for 100% efficiency by constantly automating newer processes and demands.
Broaden your technical expertise to be able to refine existing frameworks and build newer ones.

What is Performance Advertising?
Performance Advertising is a set of tools offered to advertisers - sellers, vendors, authors, publishers, and more - to increasing the visibility of their products and services on Amazon, using Cost-per-click (CPC) and Cost-per-impression (CPM) programs. At the scale of Amazon it is extremely important for our advertisers to have the right set of controls to create and boost their advertising presence to gain customers and create long term value.

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Key job responsibilities
Key responsibilities:

Own what you and your team create.
Serve as a technical lead on project of varying complexities.
Execute quality solutions in tandem with business and project management teams.
Strive for 100% efficiency by constantly automating newer processes and demands.
Broaden your technical expertise to be able to refine existing frameworks and build newer ones.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced Degree (MS/PhD) in computer science or related discipline or 4+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Expertise in Map/Reduce systems such as Hadoop / Hive / Flume
  • Experience in Machine learning or web crawling
  • Knowledge of HTTP Protocol, REST, XML, J2EE, JavaScript, AJAX a plus
  • Familiarity with Pay for performance Ad model and the Internet advertisement industry is a plus
  • Experience with UI frameworks such as Spring MVC, GWT, jQuery, Swing, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services is a plus


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