Software Dev Engr 2
- Vancouver, Canada
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, Lab126 has produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Dash Button. The Fire OS team is a big part of creating these innovative devices at Lab126. The Fire OS team is responsible for the board bring up, low level software, operating system, core framework feature development, and end-to-end system functions, such as power/performance, that bring the devices to life. For many devices, the Fire OS team takes the open source Android distribution and productizes the software on Amazon hardware.
What will you help us create?
In the Device OS group, we are inventing the future for consumer electronics and are looking for a software engineer to help us bring the vision into reality and solve real world challenges that will transform our customers' experiences in ways we can't even imagine yet. If you love to be hands on designing and implementing quality platform for our consumer electronic devices while working with a world class, highly accomplished team, we would love to talk with you.
As a Software Engineer, you will lead the technical aspects of core Device customer experience and engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to design implement and bring to market innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.
As a Software Engineer on Device OS team, you are expected to take part in the implementation of features across the framework, provide technical consultation across different organization, find innovative ways to solve customer needs and take up interesting technical problems that are unique to devices. You will work closely with Platform and application teams to ensure the highest level of quality for the Device OS deliverable.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or related field
• 6+ years of experience doing hands-on software development
• 3+ years of experience with customization of android framework
• Having strong communication and document writing skills
• Understanding of embedded development constraints
• Experience working on high-volume consumer products
• Master's degree preferred
• Linux device driver and Linux Kernel experience
• Having prior experience in writing Android application
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