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Senior Software Engineer, User Data Team

Remote within United States

20 September, 2022

Compensation

$155K - 220K + Equity

Remote within

  • United States
Timezones
  • PST

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Java
  • System Design
  • Distributed Systems
  • tech lead
  • AWS
  • GraphQL

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Bonus
We’d like to help you decide what to watch

Role overview

Job summary

Do you like Movies, TV Shows, Celebrities? Do you find working on Search domain or low latency/high throughput API-Gateway interesting? Do you want to have a large scale impact on customers directly? Would you like to work on complex problems that impacts every team in the company.

Come join IMDb Search-API team. We are the power house behind IMDb’s Search. We delight our customers by providing answers to whatever they are looking for. Our API-Gateway orchestrates GraphQL api calls from all teams.

We are a back-end focused team, serving our customers by solving impactful and interesting problems at IMDb, an Org. with small company feel backed by the "Earth’s most customer centric company."

IMDb is the #1 movie website in the world with an audience of more than 250 million unique monthly visitors.

Key job responsibilities

As a Sr. Software Development Engineer, you will own key initiatives in API Gateway and Search domain. You will be driving the architecture and development of new Search products collaborating across IMDb Consumer, Apps, Content, Pro teams along with Fire TV, Prime Video and other Third Party (3P) as well.

You will work to take IMDb’s Search to the next level by offering Localized and Personalized results powered by Machine Learning. You will also be responsible for the next version of Federated GraphQL based API Gateway.

A day in the life

You will be solving challenging problems collaborating with stakeholders across IMDb. You will be defining 3 year Roadmaps, design creative technical solutions, delivering features our customers love, and mentoring other engineers.

We have high technical standards and Engineering Excellence in place. We support you to lead the team to reach for new Engineering Excellence leveraging any tool at your disposal - AWS services like EC2, Lambda, SNS, SQS and Elastic Search as well as other technologies such as GraphQL. You will set the standard for Engineering, Testing, and Operational Excellence, drive best practices across organization.

About the team

The Search/API-Gateway Team owns 1) All things Search related on IMDb and 2) API Gateway built using Federated GraphQL.

Our customers span every team at IMDb and also products like Fire TV, Prime Video and some external Third Party as well.

On the Search front, we delight our customers by serving relevant search results with low latency. Our API-Gateway seamlessly orchestrates api calls across IMDb.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Math or Physics or related engineering field
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux environment
  • Good understanding of distributed systems
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple external dependent teams to design complex solutions
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Mentoring and guiding junior team members through Design Review and Code Review
  • Experience with GraphQL and AWS technologies such as CloudFront, ALB, WAF, Lambda, Elastic Search and CDK
  • Design and development of high-volume multi-tiered distributed software applications

 

  • 250+

IMDb connects entertainment fans worldwide with movie, TV and celebrity content, reaching an audience of more than 200 million unique monthly visitors. 5 things you probably do not know about IMDb: • IMDb was founded in Bristol • IMDb is the #1 movie website in the world with an audience of more than 200 million unique monthly visitors • IMDb has over 7.5 million titles listed on our sites • IMDb has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com for over 22 years • IMDb (an Amazon Subsidiary) is located in Seattle, Bristol, New York and Santa Monica

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Engineers who find a new job through Java Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Compensation

$155K - 220K + Equity

Remote within

  • United States
Timezones
  • PST

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Java
  • System Design
  • Distributed Systems
  • tech lead
  • AWS
  • GraphQL

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Bonus

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Senior Software Engineer, User Data Team