Senior Engineer, Clojure (etc) at Amazon

[Note, although this job doesn’t seem to focus on Clojure, the manager, Annie Groeninger, pitched it as such.- Will F.]
Here’s a link to the posting @ www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/149695 and here’s description:
The Consumer Electronics Customer Experience Team is looking for a senior level passionate software engineer to build a complete e-commerce solution for shopping for electronics. A successful candidate will be an experienced and talented engineer who is excited to work with a team of smart developers to build out our software platform including the customer facing website, the backend services to power our website, and internal tools contributing to our operational excellence.
You will be a significant contributor to our team and to our department. You will have plenty of opportunities to solve complex and broad business problems. Successful candidates should be passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience and writing high quality, well tested, maintainable code. We strive to maintain a reasonable work-life balance through operational excellence and have fun at work.
Basic Qualifications
    * At least five years of relevant software development experience
    * Outstanding Java or C++ skills
    * Strong technical leadership skills
    * Results-oriented with strong emphasis on delivery
    * Strong customer and business focus
    * BS in Computer Science or related field
    * Linux or Unix experience
Preferred Qualifications
    * Experience 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
    * Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
    * Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
    * Programming experience in Clojure or Scala
Regards,
Annie Groeninger
Manager, CE-CX Dev
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Startup opportunity for Common Lispers (located in Strasbourg, France)

Hi everyone,

happy to announce that another IT startup launched, using for the
backend Allegro Common Lisp, Prolog and AllegroGraph. On the front end
side we are using web technologies.

We are looking for a talented lisper who will contribute significantly
to our goal: to build the first highly flexible production system for
the agriculture market.

Beside hard work, it’s really fun working here, and we are looking for
someone taking this challenge with us.

You will find below a more conservative job description. If it matches
your profile please contact us. If it doesn’t match your profile but
you think that you can make a valuable contribution, please contact us
as well!

So far for today!
Samir Sekkat
mailto: (format nil “~a~a~a~a~a~a” “s” “se” #\@ “sekkat” #\. “eu”)

Agri-Esprit is a technology start-up company located in Strasbourg,
France, which develops a unique, highly flexible software supported
management system for agriculture world-wide. The system will
integrate all information relevant to farm management and provide
proactive support spanning strategic planning to day-to-day
operations. It will enable farm management and farm workers to make
better decisions and continuously improve their operations in order to
maximize productivity in a systematic manner while integrating
consumer requirements and environmental and social impact
considerations.

We are looking for Creative IT-Developers who are interested in
working with an international, multicultural team in an
entrepreneurial environment. Work experience is helpful but not a
requirement.

Requirements:
– Strong team player
– Willingness to learn new technologies
– Willingness to work according to an agile development methodology, inclusive of pair programming
– Degree in Informatics or similar
– Proficient in English; French a definite advantage, German helpful.

In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following fields is highly appreciated (not ranked by importance):
– Common Lisp
– Functional programming
– GIS systems and/or spatial databases, ideally web based GIS (Open-Geospatial, etc.)
– Graph databases
– IT security
– JavaScript
– Prolog
– User interface design

What we offer
– A full-time position according French legislation with a competitive salary
– Performance based bonus
– Opportunities for professional development in an entrepreneurial environment