Software Development Engineer - Personalization


  • Contact: Human Resource
  • Reference: 1129971


We're looking for a software engineer to help us build and deliver personalized product recommendations. In this role, you will join Personalization, an engineering team at our development center in Edinburgh, Scotland. The team applies modern deep learning techniques to generate high quality customer recommendations. The team works with large data sets, rapidly prototypes, performs offline/online experiments and delivers recommendations directly to the website in front of millions of Amazon's customers globally..

As an engineer working at Amazon, you will play a key role in building software products and features from the ground up. You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems and your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development. You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit millions of Amazon customers worldwide.


· Computer Science Honours degree (2:1 or better) or related technical degree. In lieu of degree, relevant skills and equivalent experience.
· Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
· Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
· Proficiency in a major programming language.


· Experience of working with machine learning and big data

We offer a highly competitive salary, and other excellent benefits including healthcare. This is your opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a unique, passionate and international environment, work hard, have fun and make history!

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on objective criteria including your experience and skills.

We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and a successful background screening check. This check will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy and procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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