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Software Development Engineer
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile devices like the Kindle family of products. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Since then, we have worked to produce best-selling tablets with breakthrough hardware technology, e-readers that have revolutionized reading, and Fire TV, a tiny yet powerful way to watch the best movies and TV shows in the comfort of your living room. What will you help us create?
Work hard. Have fun. Make history.
We are looking for a passionate engineer to join our team and drive the development of web applications that power consumer electronic devices. Your job will be to work with a team of engineers (hardware and software) and other team members (PM, Product, Marketing) to design and develop new ways of providing exciting and compelling experiences. You'll measure your success by the quality of your execution, the pace of innovation you help drive, and the increased satisfaction you deliver. If you’re ready to make a difference at a company that matters, if you want huge challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you.
We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design and architecture of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.
Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules
Will establish design principles, select design patterns and mentor junior team members
Will help to define and push for the best possible end-user experience
bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
3+ years experience building successful production software systems
The successful candidate will possess strong OO design/development skills and have a proven track record for driving projects from concept to prototype and finally implementation
Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers
Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet