Software Development Engineer

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Amazon Prime Video London is seeking a Software Development Engineer(SDE) to join the Partner Integration Team and work with the A-list ofhome entertainment manufacturers to bring Amazon Video (AV) to thelatest and greatest home entertainment devices. If you like gettingyours hands dirty, working with cutting edge entertainment hardware, andshipping product, then this is the place to be.The team has already launched the Amazon Video app on a range of livingroom devices from Sony, Samsung and LG amongst others. Consumerequipment manufacturers continue to innovate with the launch of 4K, HDR,curved screens, wand controllers and virtual reality and you will beresponsible for bringing those innovations to our AV customers.The Software Development Engineer will be part of a software developmentteam integrating & testing client applications for the distributionof Amazon Video on big-screen devices. They will work to deliver asuperlative and immersive experience to Amazon Video customers on agrowing range of devices. The SDE will innovate, automate andtrouble-shoot device integrations.A successful candidate will have an established background in developingcustomer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, excellentorganizational skills, great communication skills, a motivation toachieve results in a fast-paced environment, high creativity, greatanalytical reasoning skills, and, of course, a passion for TV and film.The role is based in the London Development Centre and will provideopportunity to travel to partner sites in Europe, Asia and America.Amazon Video is changing the way millions of customers interact withvideo content. The Amazon Video team delivers high-quality video toAmazon customers through subscriptions (Amazon Prime) as well aspurchases and rentals. Amazon believes so deeply in the mission ofAmazon Video that we've launched our own studio to create original andexclusive content. Every day we face the challenges of a fast pacedmarket and expanding technology set. As a member of the Amazon Videoteam, you will spend your time as a hands-on engineer and a technicalleader. You will play a key role in building software products andfeatures from the ground up. You will use a wide range of technologies,programming languages and systems. Your responsibilities will includeall aspects of software development. You will have the freedom andencouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing yourcontributions benefit millions of Amazon customers worldwide.We'd love to have you join us and build the systems, services and appsthat delight our end users and enable our technology teams to movefaster. We build apps for Smart TVs, Game Consoles, and Set Top Boxes.Using advanced machine learning and data mining techniques, we help ourcustomers discover the best movies and TV shows. We measure data inPetabytes and streaming in Exabytes. We obsess over big picture problemslike "How do we deliver video that's more reliable than theinternet it's delivered over?" to low level details like "Howdo we squeeze maximum picture quality out of every bit delivered?"We strive to be on the forefront of new consumer technologies like 4KUHD and High Dynamic Range video. We build huge scale distributedsystems on the AWS cloud to make sure our service is always reliable forour customers. We use computer vision and machine learning techniques tobuild rich metadata about videos, and partner closely with teams likeIMDb to let customers explore deeper into the TV and movies they love.In short, we have exciting challenges in an industry that's doubling insize every year, and you can be a part of it.Posted Date: 5th April 2018Closing Date: 3rd May 2018Location: LondonSalary: CompetitiveBASIC QUALIFICATIONS Degree in Computer Science or related, or equivalent experience Experience with embedded systems Solid years of experience with C++ in a Linux Environment Strong written and verbal communication skills Experience with owning end-to-end software lifecycle Experience of product development in consumer-focused companies Experience developing in at least one of Java, C or PerlPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with object-oriented design Experience with data structures Experience with algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysisAmazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately thatemploying a diverse workforce is central to our success. We makerecruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value yourpassion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applicationsfrom all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexualorientation, race, religion or belief.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 APP, AWS, C++, CLOUD, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DATA MINING, DEGREE, INTERNET, JAVA, LINUX, MACHINE LEARNING, METADATA, PERL

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