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 Amazon.com, 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.
We are looking for a passionate, hard-working and talented Senior Software Development Engineer for the Amazon Echo team who has experience building innovative, mission critical software features. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and development of consumer products. In this role, you will:
· Be responsible for the development and maintenance of key features for Amazon Alexa Echo devices
· Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility
· Assist with Architecture and Design of new and current systems
· Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software
· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
· Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or related technical field
· A proven track record of seeking out and resolving system performance issues involving memory, disk, and CPU
· Experience with embedded Linux devices
· Experience building complex, multi-threaded system software that has been successfully delivered
· Knowledge of scripting languages like Python or Perl
· Programming experience on mobile platforms, preferably Android
· Familiarity with working in an Agile environment
· Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
· Excellence in technical communication with peers, partners, and non-technical cohorts