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Sr. Software Development Engineer - (Blink), Blink Cloud Team

Job ID: 2553749 | Services LLC


Blink was the result of one of the most successful crowdfunding campaign ever and is now part of Amazon Devices, the consumer electronics division that brings you the Kindle, Fire Tablets, Fire TV, and Echos!

Blink builds the battery operated home security cameras that send motion-activated alerts and HD video to your smartphone for an amazingly affordable price. Our vertically integrated engineering team works on algorithms, ASICs, hardware, firmware, cloud software and mobile applications to deliver products that customers love. We are seeking dynamic software development engineers to join our growing Cloud team.

This role will require the following skills/experiences:
- IoT device connectivity, persistent connections
- Video encoding/streaming/transcoding (WebRTC, H.264, etc)
- Large scale production level Ruby experience

Key job responsibilities
- Design, develop and implement Cloud services that enable the Blink suite of products
- Lead regular system architecture, software design, patent filing, and interview cycles
- Interact with other teams across Blink and Amazon to ensure product quality and cohesiveness
- Work closely with our marketing and customer support teams to discover new ways to delight the customer
- 3 days a week in office

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

North Reading, MA, USA


- 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience
- 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team


- 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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