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Amazon Senior Software Development Engineer, E-reader products in Bengaluru, India


Have you ever wanted to be part of a team that builds highly efficient operating system for E-reader? Amazon's E-reader platform team owns the operating system stack(C/C++) and the low-level components that make the device energy efficient with weeks of battery life. We recently launched Kindle Scribe, a larger form factor device that now unlocks reading as well as taking notes.

Are you looking at creating value for millions of customers as we launch more E-readers with additional capabilities? Do you want to work at a company where you are the owner, where you are encouraged to build, and where you have the autonomy to push boundaries? Do you have a passion for creating an operating system that is an enabler for builders that create applications on top of it? This describes your daily journey. Are you ready? Then join us!

Key job responsibilities

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will own adding capabilities as we unlock more features on Kindle E-reader family. Our goal is to make it fast, easy and low-cost for our internal application developers to build features and release them on our E-reader stack.

You will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and given the size of this initiative, you’ll have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams across Amazon.

You should be comfortable with a level of depth that you need to dive into as we solve deep operating system level problems! We will need to tackle problems that span a variety of domains: software, hardware, networks and distributed systems as well as automation.

You design and develop the critical components in the operating system as well as low-level components in E-reader that make the product a performant, secure and power optimized device.

Along the way you’ll learn a ton, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of people.

• You are an expert in C/C++ as well as internal concepts of operating system who identify further modernization of our OS stack.

• Collaborate with experienced Amazonians to conceive, design, and bring innovative components in E-reader

• Architect and design a secure software that protects customer data stored on the devices.

• Identify what it means to keep the software stack up-to-date keeping an eye on advancements both in hardware as well as software.

A day in the life

In this role, you will be actively engaged in developing our operating system and the low-level components that are based on C/C++. You will be contacted by many Amazonians as they deploy their software on E-reader. You will also be the lead engineer for your team in guiding them both on design and best practices.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bangalore, KA, IND

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience

  • 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent