• Software Development Engineer - FireTV

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/8/2018 3:43 PM)
    Job ID
    676588
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Fire TV is the #1 best-selling streaming media player is the US – a tiny box that connects your HDTV to a world of online content. This is an opportunity to join Fire TV Discovery Team focused on connecting customers with entertaining and engaging content.

    We are looking for strong dynamic SDE who thrive in a fast paced start-up like environment, love to learn new technologies and dive deep to own and invent the future. You have the chance to help develop a new generation of product from the very early stages.

    We are deriving new insights from customer behavior to improve our product experience. Our technology stack is powered by Java-based services, AWS services (such as Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon EMR).

    We are looking for Software Development Engineer with a strong technical background and a passion for telemetry technologies and digital entertainment. If you were to join today, you’d get an opportunity to:
    • Expose and highlight new business insights to the Fire TV business team to help drive future product decisions;
    • Learn and use Android (optional)
    • Leverage a big data & analytics pipeline to gain insight into engagement measurement;
    • Learn big data processing optimizations, overcome big data challenges;
    • Help set the technical and product direction for the team.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 3+ years of industry experience in software development
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
    • Programming experience in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Python

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of industry experience in software development
    • Experience building complex, mission critical systems
    • Experience with telemetry instrumentation, backend processing, and deriving insights on user behavior from large data sets
    • Experience developing on cloud based infrastructure
    • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team
    • Passion for digital entertainment, including TV and Movies

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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