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It's not just a job - it's paid employment.

You're tired of judging us from afar. Today you want to judge us from within! So if you think you can sell things, buy things, process things, repair things, and accomplish all those other tasks for which we require human involvement... take a look at the open positions below. If you feel lucky, qualified, and brave enough to take a giant step towards crap... click on the link below the job description and see what happens next!

PS: Employees can't buy Bags of Crap off the website. Just in case that makes you think twice about applying.

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Seattle, WA

Sr. Software Engineer
(Woot LLC, Seattle, WA)

Woot! is the original daily deals website and continues its longstanding tradition of having people who are far smarter than us say "hey that shouldn't work, what on earth are you doing?" If you're still reading, hopefully it is because you are as ridiculous as we are and want to help us bring people amazing deals on products at prices that perplex them in a positive way. We are looking for a creative and clever Senior Software Development Engineer to help us use all those fancy buzzwords that hopefully will be picked up by a job description SEO bot like Machine Learning, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, and other fancy tools that AWS just shipped. You'll stick all these tools in a blender to predict the awesomeness of deals at high scale so we can only put the mostly absolutely amazing crap up on the site. You will architect and contribute to the building of huuuugely scalable systems to process bajillibytes (a term we hope to trademark) of data and work with product managers, research scientists, and a team of highly capable yet lovable software engineers to make sense of it all. Does that sound like fun to you?

If you're an experienced Sr SDE bored of the norm who loves building stuff, getting into the details, and doesn't mind a work environment with a dose of silliness, we'd love to chat with you. It'll be fun, it'll be an adventure, and you'll be able to get a lot of stuff done fairly fast. You should be great at thinking in terms of architecture, mentoring and influencing other engineers, and relish asking tough questions and taking weird and unconventional approaches to problems.

To Apply: http://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/762062/senior-software-engineer-woot

Responsibilities:

  • Tackle large architectural challenges of finding trends in huge amounts of data and identifying trends in it, then lead the team to build tooling that makes it easy to process and action.
  • Design, build, and extend a different kind of product catalog that powers our ability to do eCommerce in a unique and unusual way.
  • Work with Product Managers, Vendor Managers, Research Scientists, Data Engineers, senior leaders, and a host of teams inside Amazon to learn, get access to troves of data, and deliver automation, tooling, and applications of those ever useful ML models.
  • Mentor junior engineers in the team and help them grow in their technical prowess.
  • Evaluate, prototype, and evangelize new tools and high level architecture for the entire Woot.com subsidiary.
  • Dodge flying screaming monkeys from time to time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Computer Science/related field or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years professional experience in software development
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one object oriented language such as C#, C++, or Java
  • Experience architecting and building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills.
  • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience with machine learning, artificial intelligence, and large scale systems.
  • Experience with AWS and/or distributed computing, serverless applications, and non-relational data stores.
  • Experience building high scale catalog or structured data services.

To Apply: http://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/762062/senior-software-engineer-woot

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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Data Engineer II
(Woot LLC, Seattle, WA)

We are looking for a lethally talented DE to join our Data Team to further build and automate our reporting, high value action (HVA) recommending, and business prioritizing system to enhance team efficiency and effectiveness. The ideal candidate will be passionate about contributing to the team growth through his/her expertise in utilizing big data technology to answer business questions and identify growth opportunities. This person will build new business intelligence solutions as an owner end-to-end, at the same time, collaborate with data engineers and data scientists to automate recommendation and prioritization system.

To be successful in this role, you should have broad skills in database design, be comfortable dealing with large and complex data sets, have experience building self-service dashboards and using visualization tools, always applying analytical rigor to solve business problems. You should have strong business and communication skills and be able to work closely with product managers and business units to define key business questions and build data sets and models that answer them. Our DEs are expected to have a detailed understanding of our business and never lose sight of the broader problems that we are trying to solve.

To Apply: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/901065/data-engineer-woot

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain scalable, automated, user-friendly systems, reports, dashboards, etc. that will support our analytical and business needs
  • Write SQL code to retrieve and analyze data from database tables (ex. Redshift, MySQL, DBs), and learn and understand a broad range of Amazon’s data resources and know how, when, and which to use and which not to use
  • Develop queries and visualizations for ad-hoc requests and projects, as well as ongoing reporting
  • Create pipelines for automated Use analytical and statistical rigor to solve complex problems and drive business decisions.
  • Develop Machine Learning models
  • Write scripts in Python for data processing

Basic Qualifications:

  • ​Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, economics, or other quantitative field
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in a role requiring application of analytic skills to integrate data into operational/business planning or advanced degree
  • Strong experience with ETL development, data modeling, data warehousing, MySQL, and databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets
  • Advanced ability to draw insights from data and clearly communicate them to the stakeholders and senior management as required.
  • Experience in gathering requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting.
  • Experienced working in a fast-paced, high-tech environment and comfortable navigating conflicting priorities and ambiguous problems
  • Strong track record in converting data analysis into tangible and significant real-world changes.
  • Strong grasp of quantitative data analysis and statistics.
  • Python scripting experience
  • AWS or Azure production development and managment
  • The ability to exclaim Woot!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field
  • Expert in writing and tuning SQL scripts
  • Experience working in very large data warehouse environments
  • 3+ years of experience in a data engineer or BIE role with a technology company § Experience conducting large scale data analysis to support business decision making
  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Be self-driven, and show ability to deliver on ambiguous projects with incomplete or dirty data.
  • Strong verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
  • Strong dashboarding skills with Tableau/Microstrategy/Looker, etc.
  • Understand the meaning of Moofi

To Apply: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/901065/data-engineer-woot

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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Woot! participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).