Amazon strives to be Earths most customer-centric company, and Amazons EU Consumer International Technology group (InTech) owns the enhancement and delivery of Amazons cutting-edge engineering to all the varied customers and cultures of the world. InTech does this through a combination of partnerships with other Amazon technical teams and its own innovative new projects. InTech spans all Amazon retail websites worldwide and international retail subsidiary The Book Depository.
Global bookseller The Book Depository joined the Amazon group in 2011. Its retail website bookdepository.com offers huge selection, great service, a wide choice of payment currencies, and free shipping to customers in over 100 countries worldwide. The business strives to delight customers by constantly improving its pricing, delivery and shopping experience. The Book Depository is based in London UK (HQ, Engineering), Madrid Spain (Engineering), Gloucester UK (Fulfilment Centre) and Alexandria, Egypt (Engineering, Operations).
The position will be located in Madrid
The Book Depository is looking for experienced software developers with strong Computer Science fundamentals and practical experience building web applications and distributed systems, to help grow our business, delight our customers, and take advantage of Amazons unique technology platform.
After building several generations of bookdepository.com using LAMP and PHP, were now also adopting Java and Amazon technologies. Were looking for developers to join our newly formed Madrid development team, to grow and improve our existing systems and to deliver exciting new features using Amazons unique technology platform.
Working in our agile development team, this role is responsible for designing, developing, testing, delivering and supporting a broad variety of systems including customer-facing website technology, 20M-item catalogue management systems, search services, checkout and order pipelines, supply chain, data warehouse, and warehouse management systems.
Our developers collaborate closely with The Book Depositorys commercial and leadership teams in the UK and with Amazon technical teams worldwide. Our ideal candidate will actively take advantage of this wealth of technical, creative and commercial experience to deliver astounding solutions as part of a hard-working, fast-moving, passionate and effective team.
Alongside the exceptional opportunities to grow your technical and non-technical skills well make sure youre well rewarded. As well as a competitive salary and stock units we offer benefits including 25 days plus public holidays, pension scheme, medical cover and employee discounts plus the excellent long-term development prospects youd expect from Earths leading online retailer!
If you have a bachelors in Computer Science, or are a postgraduate with a related degree with a strong grounding in Computer Science and Software Engineering, we want to talk to you.
Technology-wise were looking for people with proven skills in Java or C++. Knowledge of LAMP or PHP would also be a plus, as would experience of OO design, microservice design patterns and web services.
If youre innovative, motivated, passionate about designing and building world-class systems, and eager to see your software used by millions of customers, The Book Depository is the place for you. This is your opportunity to work in a unique environment surrounded by books and book lovers, learn a huge amount about ecommerce and enterprise systems, create robust software to solve real-world problems at huge scale, and be part of a close-knit team who all love creating a unique shopping experience for our customers across the globe.