Software Development Engineer

Description

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, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo and Amazon Show. What will you help us create?

The Role:

Do you want to shape the future of the Amazon Smart Home and Internet of Things space? Come and join us! Our team is developing cutting-edge technologies to define the smart home space, leveraging the Amazon Alexa speech platform and Amazon Web Services. We are looking for an intrepid problem-solver to dive into an ambiguous problem space and design and deliver innovative software solutions that put the "Smart" in Smart Home.

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • 2+ years of object-oriented programming experience in Java or C++; in Linux, Windows, and/or Mac environment
  • 1+ years of experience building applications on Android or iOS.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, run-time analysis, object-oriented design and code quality verification

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Experience building frameworks for creating applications on various platforms
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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