Software Development Engineer

Apr 03, 2012
May 03, 2012
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Full Time
Amazon is looking for exceptional, motivated software engineers to work with Kindle Fire. Take a leadership role on a team that is bringing Amazon's Kindle, mp3 music, and Amazon Instant Video services to millions of Amazon customers. Work with world-class engineers, business leaders, and other talented engineering teams while you design, architect, and code for Kindle Fire. Raise the software engineering bar while you deliver the most compelling digital customer experience

Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary reading device, the #1 best-selling product on all of Amazon, and one of the most innovative and fast growing businesses at Amazon. Amazon has also developed significant digital and mobile businesses include Amazon MP3, Amazon Video on Demand, IMDB, Amazon Mobile store, and Audible. To learn more about the broader Kindle team at Amazon, visit


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 2+ years of software development engineering experience with experience developing embedded applications.
  • 2+ years of Mobile applications development (preferably using Java or Android).

  • Experience developing production-quality consumer Android applications.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • Experience with embedded systems preferred.
  • User interface development experience.
  • Hardware engineering background a plus.
  • Superior design and architecture knowledge, as well as familiarity with object oriented design patterns.
  • Engineering process expertise, with a full understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles.
  • Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
  • Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem solving skills.