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Senior Software Development Engineer - Amazon Video

Senior Software Development Engineer - Amazon Video

Job ID 
554219
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Mobile and Amazon Devices (MAAD) Service team is building the future of Amazon Video. MAAD Services supports millions of devices daily in over 200 territories around the world. We are working with app developers, service teams, and data providers to dramatically improve the customer experience and implement cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.

You will provide a platform for moving application logic to the cloud, allowing rapid prototyping and supporting the needs for both client and service teams.

We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer (Sr. SDE) who will have an established background in leading the development of software for consumer-facing products, a strong technical ability, excellent organizational skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, and, of course, a passion for TV and film.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of key system features.
  • You will investigate design approaches, prototype technology and evaluate technical feasibility, on your own and with other team members.
  • Be able to operate in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Establish architectural principles, select design patterns and mentor team members on their appropriate application.
Check out our apps:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.amazon.avod.thirdpartyclient
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/amazon-video/id545519333?mt=8


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in computer science or related field.
  • 5 plus years of proven experience in Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, complexity analysis, data structures, and object-oriented design.
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ability to handle ambiguous challenges.
  • Ability to take a problem, create the design and estimate the time to implement the design autonomously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively cross-group, with a passion for team collaboration.
  • Proven ability to work in an ownership and results oriented culture.
  • Experience and willingness to mentor more junior engineers and help them develop their skills and leadership abilities
  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable; highly available systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree in Computer Science: Master’s or Ph.D.
  • Experience working with or on mobile applications.
  • Experience leading and mentoring other software development engineers.
  • Experience with distributed systems.
  • Experience on high throughput services.
  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including continuous delivery, system operations, monitoring, and web services.


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Vet. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state and federal laws, Inc. group of companies and is an equal opportunity employer.

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