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Software Development Engineer - FireTV

Software Development Engineer - FireTV

Job ID 
507412
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Help bring the magic of Alexa to Fire TV!
The Amazon Kindle, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are revolutionary consumer devices that have become the #1 best-selling Amazon products. They are among the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at both Amazon and the entire consumer electronics industry.

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented software engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications that customers love. This is a high visibility team where you will get a chance to make a positive impact on customer experience. Be part of a fast-paced, agile and innovative team who is bringing new multi-modal, integrated voice with GUI experiences to Fire TV in a startup like environment.
This is an enormous opportunity to lead the design, architecture, and implementation of products used every day by people you know.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures

  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++ or Java.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Previous technical internship(s) preferred
  • Graduate degree a plus


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