Amazon

Sde3, Ftv Appstore & Cross Screen Tech

3+ months agoChennai, India

DESCRIPTION

Are you passionate about Android? Do you want to develop the next generation of mobile products? If so, join us on the Appstore Team in Chennai. We're a new group starting in Chennai that are empowered and driven to build world class experiences for end users. As a part of the Amazon.com group of companies, we benefit from the resources of a stable, forward-thinking Fortune 100 company coupled with the agility and independence of a start-up.
We're looking for a Sr Software Development Engineer to help us execute on our vision. This person will help drive the technical decision making as well as deliverables for the entire mobile development team.
Specifically, you will:
• Help drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience
• Utilize various metrics sources to deliver rapid iterations of software features
• Solve difficult problems with elegant and practical code
• Raise the bar on quality, consistency, maintainability, efficiency, security and all the other things that make great software great
• Help define engineering best practices and provide technical mentorship to other members of the engineering team
• Be responsible for designing, developing and deploying medium sized projects
• Participate as an engineering leader in the larger group of Amazon.com companies
• Be a champion for the user: Insist on the highest standards, create functional and engaging features, and ensure their needs always come first

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
• 8+ years professional experience in software development
• Experience in taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Experience in mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective
• Proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals and object-oriented design
• Proficiency in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Proficiency in solving problems using machine learning and big data analysis
• Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or PERL

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Masters/PhD degree or Bachelor's degree with equivalent experience
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
• Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces such as HTML5, Javascript through to mobile app development (Android, iOS, etc.)

Job ID: Amazon-1452664