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Senior Software Engineer - Live Event Streaming

Senior Software Engineer - Live Event Streaming

Job ID 
603806
Location 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
12/19/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Our team is responsible for delivering one of the most innovative products at Amazon Music – live streaming. Just this past year, our agile team led the creation and development of a scalable live-streaming platform, delivering live audio and data streams across mobile, desktop/web and Echo. This platform has already successfully delivered hundreds of live streams at scale, including live Bundesliga matches, one of the largest soccer (football) leagues in the world, and “The U2 Experience”, an innovative broadcast of the legendary band’s live performances and past interviews in advance of the launch of their new album. This year will bring continued innovations to live streaming with possibilities for developing new innovative products in the months to come.

You are someone who is passionate about building innovative systems and products.You have deep hands-on technical knowledge in designing, building, and operating scalable, highly-available and secure systems and continue to have a deep technical curiosity that drives you to understand how things work and finding better solutions. You are a great communicator who is able to leverage those skills to collaborate effectively and drive influence with your team, technical peers, leadership and product partners.

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

We are located in downtown San Francisco in the heart of the financial district. We’re easy to reach by bike, bus, MUNI and BART.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • Experience with back-end distributed systems
  • Knowledge of the Agile Development Methodology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in service oriented architecture, preferably in live-streaming technologies
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Ability to handle multiple contending priorities in an energizing environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and experience shipping software on time
  • Extraordinary customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts with optimal solutions
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