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Software Development Engineer, PV Players - XP Player

Job ID: 2063715 | Services LLC


Job summary
Do you love movies? Are you intrigued about the technologies that enable streaming and playback of movies and live events on a devices? Are you excited about building products for hundreds of millions of customers, including your friends and family?

We are a Cross Platform Player team responsible for building agnostic framework to enable Prime Video playback experience for Live Events and Video on Demand. Our software is designed to work seamlessly on a variety of devices to accommodate playback in different network conditions and across various customer experiences.

Key job responsibilities
You will be responsible for contributing to the teams technical vision, design, development and improve performance.

The following experience is a plus but not required:
* Mobile or web development
* Multimedia software development, and/or knowledge of audio/video codecs (AVC, HEVC, AAC, AC-3)
* DRM technologies (Widevine, FairPlay, PlayReady),
* Streaming technologies (DASH, HLS, SmoothStreaming) and media container formats.

A day in the life
Our team is a fast paced and highly collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to work on big creative ideas and new features. You will care deeply about the playback experience of customers and how to improve performance. You will build for scale, creating extensible system designs that are easy to maintain with a long term focus.

About the team
The Prime Video Cross Platform Player team owns the playback device agnostic framework to enable customers around the world to watch videos on Smart TVs, Set Top Boxes, desktop computers, tablets, Chromecast and web browsers.
We are looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to help us build the best video playback experiences for Amazon customers.


  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development


* Understanding of streaming video concepts
* Experience with modular JavaScript or TypeScript
* Enthusiastic about building customer facing products

By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $143,700- $194,400/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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