Software Development Engineer - Amazon Devices


Join the team that brought you the Echo Show, a touch-screen enabled Alexa device that supports video calling, music, weather, and more! Our Echo Software team works on not only the Echo Show but other high-profile consumer electronics products including Fire TV, Kindle, and the Echo family of devices. We're just getting started, and we'd love to have you join us to bring innovative experiences to millions of customers.

This position is focused on visual Android design, to imagine and build out our next generation UI for Echo Show and other Alexa-enabled devices. You will work with not only your local team of software developers, but also visual design and artist teams.

If you join us, your opportunities will include:

  • Build novel, visually delightful Android-based experiences for our customers.
  • Collaborate with UX and Product owners to define customer experience and product direction.
  • Deliver high quality software through working in a dynamic, team-focused Agile/Scrum environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of industry experience.
  • 3 years of programming experience in Java or C++; in Linux, Windows, and/or Mac environment.
  • 3+ years of experience working with CS fundamentals including algorithms, runtime analysis, OO design, code quality.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Passion for inventing new product designs and technical solutions.
  • Strong interest and proficiency in visual design.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive and articulate technical challenges and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to create advanced architectures and sustainable solutions.
  • Experience collaborating with UX, Product, and non-technical partners.
  • Familiarity with working in an Agile environment.
  • Programming experience on mobile platforms, preferably Android.
  • Graduate degree.

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


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