Senior Software Development Engineer


The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo.

What will you help us create?

The Role:

We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior Embedded Software Engineer to be part of an exciting team. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know. In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for system architecture and development of new features for embedded systems
  • Investigate, prototype and deliver new and innovative system solutions
  • Profile, Analyze and optimize system level performance
  • Design, develop and verify firmware for embedded systems
  • Participate in design reviews, API development, and documentation
  • Work with new technologies that are vital to product development
  • Deliver investigation plans and reports, architectural documents, design specs, software and firmware source code, build scripts
  • Perform tasks including debug, bring-up, Beta and production software development
  • Successfully collaborate with both software and hardware product teams

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, or 7+ years of relevant work experience
  • 7+ years of professional experience in software development building production software systems
  • 7+ years of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in C, C++, C# development
  • 3+ years of experience working with networking or communications devices in an embedded environment
  • 7+ years of experience with Linux development environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of embedded development constraints
  • Data analysis and debugging skills
  • Master's degree
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Linux on ARM CPUs
  • Knowledge on Android framework
  • Expertise on Multimedia
  • Familiarity with Video and Audio codecs
  • Knowledge on C++ and Java programming
  • System Profiling tools experience
  • Strong debugging/trouble-shooting skills of embedded systems
  • Expertise with Linux kernel and application software development
  • Experience with real time debugging tools (software and hardware)

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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