• Experience building tools for developers.
  • Attuned design sense so can collaborate with UX designers and hold a high bar with “backend” software engineers.
  • Experience with with CI/CD in a frontend context.
  • Experience establishing and leveraging web analytics.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software developm
Amazon.jobs is the portal that guides job seekers in searching and discovering for the role that best suits their needs at every stage of their Amazon career. With engaging, bias-free content and guided experiences, as well as flexible communication options and candidate support, we help job seekers to find teams and roles where they will have the highest potential for long-term growth and impact. This Frontend Engineering role will help contribute to improve amazon.jobs and the end-to-end candidate experience.
A day in the life
In this role, you will help define a new Frontend developer experience and build the necessary tools for other teams to delivery delightful candidate experiences. From building re-usable UI components, to instrumenting our applications with telemetry that help us raise the bar for performance and usability.
About the hiring group
At Amazon Recruiting Engine (RE), we are customer obsessed and think big. On our journey to lead the recruiting industry, we build new ways for modeling the Amazon candidate experience. As part of the Amazon People eXperience and Technology (CXT) organization, we directly influence the future growth of Amazon. To help us achieve this goal we are seeking a Frontend/Full-Stack Engineer to join our team.
Job responsibilities
We want someone that is passionate about optimizing user experiences and has a track record of building interfaces which are beautiful in form, function, and simplicity. The ability to work within a creative and positive team environment is key to the role.
As a team, we have been using either Java or Ruby for our backend systems and our user-interfaces are build in React. We value testability, maintainability, code quality, and cogent design. We want to continue to modernize our platform and want someone in to be very familiar with React, TypeScript, JavaScript building tools like NPM, Rollout, and Webpack.
In our team you will have the opportunity to:
  • Build fascinating new web services and products
  • Work directly with our customers and shape the vision of the web stack
  • Create and drive metrics to measure complexity
  • Brainstorm, prototype, test, and iterate on new ideas
  • Learn from others and help grow other team members
  • See the positive impact of your work on real customers
  • Brainstorm, design, and implement front end components and user experience for candidates
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.
  • Experience building tools for developers.
  • Attuned design sense so can collaborate with UX designers and hold a high bar with “backend” software engineers.
  • Experience with with CI/CD in a frontend context.
  • Experience establishing and leveraging web analytics.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project.
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in full-stack development.