Software Dev Engineer I, Ad Creative Management

Software Dev Engineer I, Ad Creative Management

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Job Summary


Amazon DSP (Demand Side Platform) Creative Management team is looking for full stack engineers to help us define and build the next generation services to fuel the future growth of Amazon’s ad solutions. You'll play a critical role in the design and implementation of a strategic product for advertisers to manage their ad creatives, with direct and immediate impact on millions of customers every day!

What is Amazon Advertising?

Amazon Advertising operates at the intersection of eCommerce and advertising, offering a rich array of digital advertising solutions with the goal of helping our customers find and discover anything they want to buy. We help advertisers reach Amazon customers on, on other high quality sites across the web, and on millions of devices (Kindles, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Alexa, mobile, Twitch, and more). We support a rich set of creative formats. We start with the customer and work backwards in everything we do.

What is a Demand Side Platform (DSP)?

A DSP is a web-based order management system for programmatic ad campaigns. Advertisers create the creatives and associate these creatives with campaigns for delivery. Customers can update creatives one at a time or in bulk to scale across thousands of creatives.

What does the Creative Management team do?

We own the core services powering the creative management within Amazon DSP. These services allow advertisers to generate the ad creatives from the rich set of product offerings via UI, API and bulk sheet (e.g. 100+ product offerings, 2K+ new creatives/day). We are continuously adding new features and investing to delight our customers.

What is the Creative Management team looking for?

We are looking for motivated software engineers to build medium to large distributed services which will impact customers and clients positively. You should be enthusiastic about helping with defining our products, shaping ambiguous business goals into working software solutions. You should be comfortable taking straightforward problems and/or defined designs, and delivering independently with minimal defects. Passion for the customer and their experience with our products is a key requirement for you. As an engineer, you enjoy working on MVP products, innovating on behalf of the customer, and building systems that will form the foundation of this highly strategic new business.

Why should I join your team?

Help us with exploring new ideas, technology and Amazon products with the goal of expanding our advertising products for our customers and advertisers. You’ll implement and deliver products that impact millions of customers and shoppers, and eventually drive the initiative end-to-end from design to delivery. You’ll get full support from the team for your success - Senior SDEs for your design decision, PM, TPM and SDM for project management, and other SDEs in the team for your day-to-day work.

Key job responsibilities
  • Partner with product owners and other teams to define the new features to delight customers
  • Design and implement software with Amazon Web Services
  • Influence team process for better efficiency and higher velocity
A day in the life
  • Write a design doc for new features
  • Attend design reviews to provide feedback to your teammates and other teams
  • Write code (e.g. Java, JavaScript, TypeScript) to implement features and automated tests
  • Respond to feedback on your code review requests and provide feedback on code reviews requests from others
  • Coordinate and support other teams (upstream and downstream)
About The Team

We work hard to deliver the critical programs to delight customers

We are exemplars of operational excellence.

We are parents, musicians and artists outside of work and we like to have fun!

Basic Qualifications
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development
  • Mentor junior developers
  • Drive operational excellence best practices so we stay focused on development and not support
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Strong sense of collaboration, ownership, urgency, and drive
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