Overview

Software Development Engineer, Creative Personalization – 100% Remote/Virtual Job at Amazon New York City, NY

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Job summary
Creative Personalization is adding to Amazon Prime Video the ability to support multiple images for every title and campaign, and we are building the technology to select the image or sequence of images that will best inform our customers on a show, and help customers decide which show to engage with. We have put in place the foundation of our personalization technology, and we are now taking on the challenge of personalizing the way we present content on the homepage. To deliver on this promise we are tackling problems in computer vision, image classification, image selection, and incorporating customers’ tastes into our learning models.

Key job responsibilities
Our team is working on problems in computer vision, image classification, image selection, and incorporating customers’ tastes into our learning models. Apart from the machine learning challenges on rich data sets as well as on image recognition and classification we also deal with core engineering problems of delivering a low latency real time image selection service, building a global solution and scaling to millions of Amazon Video customers worldwide.
You will learn about multiple machine learning areas including computer vision, encouraged to see the big picture, and invent new ways to impact millions of customers. This is a new team in a young and evolving business, and you will get a chance to define the architecture of the system and influence the technical ecosystem to make a lasting impact on world-wide consumer entertainment.
Successful candidates for this position will have a background in Java, C++, or C# and experience with or passion for big data and personalization. Equally important to these specific skills is a candidate’s willingness to experiment and use data to understand customer needs, as well as learn new systems, gain new skills, create reliable & maintainable code, and find creative, scalable solutions to challenging problems.
If you are ready to make an impact on a product that is used by millions of people around the world, including your own friends and family, join us!

A day in the life
You will be challenged to learn about multiple machine learning areas, computer vision, encouraged to see the big picture, and invent new ways to impact millions of customers. This is an existing team with a passion to innovate, and you get a chance to define the architecture of the system and influence several areas of the Prime Video’s technical ecosystem.

About the team
Our team is responsible for selecting the most relevant creative asset for a Prime Video Title to customers. What is a creative asset? Creative assets are the artwork or imagery that is created to represent a title, for example, the box art or a super hero image. We take a collection of images for a title and determine what to show the user.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Strong system design and architecture experience
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
  • Experience or interested on computer vision and machine learning

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $143,700- $194,400/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

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About the Company

Company: Amazon

Company Location:  New York City, NY

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