Sr Software Development Engineer - Framework

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:
As a Senior Software Development Engineer – Framework, you will be part of a team that owns critical Android framework and backend services, working on projects that push the boundaries of customer-device interaction. You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. You will take the lead in designing solutions to hard problems in the Android and Amazon ecosystem. You will work closely with the BSP, app, and service teams to drive the development from the concept stage to the launch stage.

Basic Qualifications
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
· 7+ years of software development engineering experience, with at least one year of experience developing embedded applications
· 5+ years of experience in design and architecture, as well as familiarity with object oriented design patterns
· 5+ years of experience in coding in C/C++ and/or Java

Preferred Qualifications
· Master’s or Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related field
· Understanding performance and memory in Android/Linux and embedded development constraints
· Extensive knowledge of Android framework
· Extensive experience working on consumer electronics products
· Strong shell and Python scripting skills
· Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling and executing on committed schedules
· Highly effective and thrive in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities
· Strong interpersonal communication skill, including verbal, written, listening, and customer relationships

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.

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