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Amazon Sr. SDE. Privacy Engineering, Prime Video & Studios Core Tech in Seattle, Washington


Prime Video offers customers a vast collection of movies, series, and sports—all available to watch on hundreds of compatible devices. U.S. Prime members can also subscribe to 100+ channels including Max, discovery+, Paramount+ with SHOWTIME, BET+, MGM+, ViX+, PBS KIDS, NBA League Pass, MLB.TV, and STARZ with no extra apps to download, and no cable required. Prime Video is just one of the savings, convenience, and entertainment benefits included in a Prime membership. More than 200 million Prime members in 25 countries around the world enjoy access to Amazon’s enormous selection, exceptional value, and fast delivery.

Are you interested in shaping the future of entertainment? Prime Video's technology teams are creating best-in-class digital video experience.

As a Prime Video technologist, you’ll have end-to-end ownership of the product, user experience, design, and technology required to deliver state-of-the-art experiences for our customers. You’ll get to work on projects that are fast-paced, challenging, and varied. You’ll also be able to experiment with new possibilities, take risks, and collaborate with remarkable people.

We’ll look for you to bring your diverse perspectives, ideas, and skill-sets to make Prime Video even better for our customers. With global opportunities for talented technologists, you can decide where a career Prime Video Tech takes you!

Key job responsibilities

  • Own the full stack and entire life-cycle of our products, from the roadmap to the architecture to implementation and continuous iterative development.

  • Experience leading/mentoring engineers into building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Experience in architecting large, cross-organization software solutions.

  • Experience on navigating ambiguous requirements.

  • Architecting highly scalable, extensible privacy solutions for multiple PV services

  • Partnering with peers across organizations to develop appropriate integrations

  • Mentoring, coaching and developing junior team member in software development best practices

A day in the life

You will work with product and engineering teams from initiation to deployment and will be responsible for the security and privacy throughout the development lifecycle, interfacing with key stakeholders and driving programs to secure the customer experience. This includes finding new ways to streamline and scale security and privacy initiatives across Prime Video.

About the team

Our team provides PV Product with solutions (software, policies, education, etc.) to support them in managing their privacy and data handling responsibilities. We partner with Privacy teams across Amazon to build products that support our customer’s key privacy needs - the right for a copy of their data, the right to be forgotten, consent for personalization, etc. We will build on these solutions to ensure business, compliance, and technology teams across PV know exactly where they have personal data, how they are performing against Amazon’s privacy bar and relevant Privacy regulations, and what actions they can take to deliver the greatest improvements.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience

  • 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $151,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.