Software Development Engineer

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Amazon Video is changing the way millions of customers interact withvideo content. The Amazon Video team delivers high-quality instant videoto Amazon customers through subscriptions (Amazon Prime) as well aspurchases and rentals. We'd love to have you join us and build thesystems, services, and apps that delight our end users. We build appsfor the web, mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, game consoles, and settop boxes. We obsess over big picture problems like "How do wedeliver video that's more reliable than the internet it's deliveredover?" to low level details like "How do we squeeze maximumpicture quality out of every bit delivered?" We strive to be on theforefront of new consumer technologies like UHD TV and High DynamicRange video. We build huge scale distributed systems on the AWS cloud tomake sure our service is always reliable for our customers. We usecomputer vision and machine learning techniques to build rich metadataabout videos, and partner closely with teams like IMDb to let customersexplore deeper into the TV and movies they love. In short, we haveexciting challenges in an industry that's doubling in size every year,and you can be a part of it.The Amazon Video Playback team is looking for smart and motivatedsoftware development engineers to help build solutions that change theway customers watch movies and TV shows. The playback team isresponsible for creating a smooth and seamless video experience on theweb, various mobile devices and living room devices such as the KindleFire, 3rd party Android devices, Smart TVs, Xbox, Wii/WiiU, and PS3/PS4.As a member of the Living Room Playback team, you will spend your timeas a software development engineer and a technical leader. You will playa key role in delivering software products and features to the highestquality, using a wide range of technologies, devices and systems. Yourfocus will be on developing Amazon's custom video and audio player forliving room devices, and ensuring that the player runs with highreliability and quality across all living room devices. You will havethe freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the rewardof seeing your contributions benefit millions of Amazon.com customers worldwide.We are looking for candidates who are passionate about deliveringworld-class digital media experiences to our customers. This is a youngand evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lastingimpact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience. Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design. Highly proficient in at least one of Java, C++, C#, Objective-C. Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency,concurrency, performance optimization. Evidence of working with object-oriented development and design patterns. Experience working in an Agile environment. Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills. Strong written and verbal English communications skills.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python. OS fundamentals and systems architecture. Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architecture. Experience building complex software systems that have beensuccessfully delivered to customers.Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately thatemploying a diverse workforce is central to our success. We makerecruiting decisions based on objective criteria including yourexperience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent,simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of societyirrespective of belief colour, race, religion or belief, nationality,ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexualorientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade unionmembership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements inrelation to this recruitment process.All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right towork in the UK, and successful background screening check. This willinclude previous employment verification, qualification verification (ifrelevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of thispolicy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer. - provided by Dice AGILE, ANDROID, AWS, C#, C++, CLOUD, CLOUD COMPUTING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DEGREE, INTERNET, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, MACHINE LEARNING, METADATA, MOBILE, PERL, PYTHON, RUBY

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