Full-Stack Software Development Engineer

Job 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 and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

Are you passionate about developing simple, elegant solutions to complex problems? Do you enjoy working closely with customers and delighting them with amazing user experiences?

As a Software Development Engineer in the Product Data Intelligence team, you will help drive one of our most important software development initiatives.

You will have a unique opportunity to work in a solution stack that extends all the way from complex back-end data through web services to highly usable web-based user interfaces. You will be able to directly shape system design, development methodologies and implementation technologies. You will be focused on building cool and interactive single page applications using cutting edge UI technologies, leveraging basic skills in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, and Ajax. Your familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks and tools like ReactJS, AngularJS, Redux, EmberJS, Backbone JS, Node JS, etc. will help us chart the future of vision of our tool set.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (or 4+ additional years work experience)
  • 3+ years relevant professional development experience, preferably in a LINUX environment
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and a backend language such as Java.
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases such as MYSQL.
  • Skills in data structures, algorithms and object oriented design
  • History of delivering production systems/services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • 3+ years professional software development experience
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Experience developing complex single page applications
  • Passionate about UX and UI performance
  • Experience implementing intuitive user interfaces for complex tasks
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Knowledge of and expertise in software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including requirements gathering, design, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with users, technical teams, and management
  • Strong problem solving skills

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.


Meet Some of Amazon Lab126's Employees

Guneet S.

Senior Manager, Hardware Reliability Engineering

Guneet leads the Hardware Reliability Development Team that works on the Kindle, Fire, and Amazon Echo family of products. Guneet's team plays an essential role in making products like Fire tablets robust and reliable so customers can use them for years.

Cicie W.

Technical Program Manager, Device Software

Cicie oversees the Software Development and Quality Assurance Teams to support products using the Fire operating system. She specifically handles product battery life and thermal mitigation strategies.

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