Amazon.com is going to be doing on-campus interviews for graduating seniors. The resume deadline is Wednesday, November 2 at 11:59 p.m., and interviews will be on campus on Friday, November 11. All of this is being handled through the Carleton Career Center, so you need to submit your resumes through that office. To see the official announcement, check out the Carleton campus recruiting database at:
Here's the detailed job description.
Software Development Engineer
Amazon.com is looking for exceptional software developers to join our fulfillment center systems organization, which provides the tools and processes used by all Amazon warehouses. We need creative problem solvers who can design and implement the algorithms and tools that allow Amazon to remain world-class at fulfilling millions of customers' orders. Candidates must have strong fundamental knowledge of software design, coding (C/C++, Java on Unix platform), relational databases, and quality assurance. Intern experience building production software is strongly preferred. Technologists with a passion for building systems with a tangible real-world impact are encouraged to apply. Positions require a computer science, math, or similar degree.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a computer science, computer engineering, EE, or math degree (or a degree in a related technical discipline); Unix operating system experience (Linux, Solaris, Digital Unix, etc.); Java, C and/or Perl development experience. Candidates should be able to deal well with ambiguity and ill-defined problems, and be team players who think like owners.
Highly desired: A previous technical internship, providing experience in the following areas, is highly desired: object-oriented design and relational database systems experience; optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization); object-oriented databases and/or object-relational persistence; formal object/system/process-modeling techniques, preferably using UML; distributed (multitiered) systems; designing/building experience with transaction-processing systems, preferably distributed systems; designing/building 24/7 production systems. Experience in process engineering, mechanical engineering, systems integration, product design, logistics or manufacturing is a plus. The ideal candidate has a dynamic and flexible personality with a willingness to wear many hats, is able to think abstractly, and enjoys working with other bright people to achieve a goal.