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?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

The Role:We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know. In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for system architecture and development for new product initiatives and feature development
  • Investigate, prototype and deliver new and innovative system solutions
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software.
  • Will establish architectural principles, select design patterns and then mentor team members on their appropriate application

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, or 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience in software development building production software systems
  • 3+ years of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in C, C++, C# development
  • 3+ years of experience working with networking or communications devices in an embedded environment
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux development environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Development experience on multiple Linux platforms and mobile devices (Android, iOS)
  • Experience in applying open-source technologies (Linux, Yocto, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
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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