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Senior Software Development Engineer

Senior Software Development Engineer

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A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Job Description

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, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Fire phone, Smart TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

The Role:
As a Senior Software Development Engineer - Systems, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design, and bring to market innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal interdisciplinary team and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution, and test. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

The ideal candidate has current and extensive experience developing and building Android systems. The candidate understands what the limitations of the platform are and can design and implement additional services or help optimize existing ones to meet the product requirements. The ideal candidate:
  • Has in-depth expertise working with Android systems
  • In-depth knowledge of linux kernel and hardware drivers
  • Enjoys working side by side with partners, colleagues and teams on tough problems
  • Is highly effective and thrives in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities
  • Knows what is important when releasing software to developers and has been through the process from start to finish
  • Is comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership and never shies away from a challenge

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field
  • 7+ years of experience doing hands-on software development
  • 2+ years of current experience working with Android internals
  • Knowledge of embedded development constraints
  • Experience conducting data analysis and debugging
  • Experience coding in C/C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field
  • Hands on experience with Android system development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs
  • Extensive knowledge of the Linux kernel
  • Can mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
  • Proficiency in the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, Android, OpenGL, Eclipse)
Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation