Software Development Engineer II, Prime Gaming

Posted: over 1 year
Base pay $160,550 / year
Remote US
Job summary
Amazon is all in on games, and Prime Gaming is one of many of disruptive initiatives that highlight our investment and dedication to the industry and its players. With Prime Gaming, Amazon Prime members enjoy tons of free, exclusive content for their favorite PC, console, and mobile games. Plus, they can claim a collection of PC games for free every month that are theirs to keep forever, and get a monthly Twitch channel subscription. Prime Gaming’s selection of in-game content and free PC games is always growing and rotating to stay fresh, with new items and free games added every week! To learn more, visit

Prime Gaming’s Accounts & Conversion team is seeking a seasoned Software Development Engineer (SDE) to help build features and products that will help engage Prime Gaming customers, and provide ways to manage their preferences. As an SDE, you will work closely with Product Managers, Designers and Frontend Engineers to build new services, GraphQL based APIs and features that add value for Prime Gaming customers.

Our mission is to be world's best video game subscription program - are you up for it?

The right candidate will:
  • Design simple interfaces to solve complex enterprise facing problems
  • Build scalable, reliable, and maintainable services
  • Seek out optimizations and automation opportunities
  • Executes projects from scoping requirements through launch
  • Support team members with mentorship and guidance

About Us

Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you'll have the opportunity to innovate in the areas of gameplay, marketing, and technology, all while working alongside the most creative minds in the industry.

Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth

We embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

  • 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.

  • 4+ years of software development experience.
  • A proven track record in architecting and shipping innovative and highly-scalable cloud systems in an agile environment.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including system design, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Knowledge of Java and professional experience using it.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • A proven track record of making good technical judgement.
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems.

The base pay range for this position is $160,550 yr. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on payment 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. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.
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About Amazon Games

Amazon Games develops games that harness the power of AWS and Twitch to create bold, new game experiences.

Amazon Games is growing talented teams in Washington, California, New York, London, Munich, Montréal and more.

The Amazon Games team in Orange County is in production on New World, while our other teams around the globe have some promising unannounced projects in development. No matter where you look, we have passionate Amazonians working on ways to deliver exceptional gaming experiences to connect with customers everywhere.

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