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Software Development Engineer-Seattle

Software Development Engineer-Seattle

Job ID 
459980
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
11/8/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Software Development Engineer – Amazon FreeTime
We're Coming to Vegas!


Job description

Amazon FreeTime will be holding an invitation only interview event in Las Vegas on June 19-21st, 2017. We are hiring Software Engineers with 4 or more years of experience that are willing to relocate to Amazon headquarters in Seattle, WA, USA. Candidates must apply by the deadline, June 12, 2017 in order to be considered. This is a unique opportunity and if you’re interested, read on!

Amazon FreeTime brings together all types of content that kids and parents love including books, games, educational apps, movies and TV shows. It provides peace of mind for parents with parental controls and a world of fun for kids to choose from thousands of the most popular titles and age-appropriate content and we’re looking for talented software development engineers. Our goal is to create a revolutionary experience for parents and kids to enjoy on our Amazon family of devices. Working for Amazon FreeTime offers a creative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you will be at the center of Amazon innovation. We have quickly gained critical acclaim and won the prestigious KAPi award for best hardware and service at CES 2013. Come help build the future of Amazon devices and services!


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++ or C#
  • Strong object-oriented design and coding skills, preferably on Linux/UNIX platform
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good English communication skills and a commitment to teamwork and hustle

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with Android, iOS, Windows or other mobile application development
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the complete software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and deployment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs
  • Master's degree

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