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, 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?
Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

The Role:
We are looking for a passionate, hard-working and talented Software Development Engineer for the Amazon Echo team who has experience building innovative, mission critical software features. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and development of consumer products. In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for the development and maintenance of key features for Amazon Echo
  • Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility
  • Assist with Architecture and Design of new and current systems
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • 3+ years of experience in software development in Java or C++
  • 1+ years of experience on any media streaming framework
  • 1+ years of experience with various media formats
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience writing unit tests to deliver software that scales

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • A proven track record of seeking out and resolving system performance issues involving memory, disk, and CPU
  • Experience with embedded Linux devices
  • Knowledge of networking concepts
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers, partners, and non-technical cohorts
  • Experience building complex, multi-threaded system software that has been successfully delivered
Lab126 is part of the, 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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