HonorHer Jobs

HonorHer

Job Information

Amazon Software Development Engineer, Kindle in Seattle, Washington

Description

Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary reading device and one of the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon. We are seeking a passionate software engineer who wants to build high quality mission critical software and reusable software libraries to help shape the future of eBooks.

Key job responsibilities

The Software Engineer will contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, documentation, and support of C++ software across multiple digital surfaces for Kindle Readers and Applications.‚Äč This hands-on position will engage your engineering capabilities and technical knowledge of software development while developing experience successfully planning, organizing, and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment.

  • Responsible for the architecture of software solutions, working with and improving on current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, building new concepts and methodology, and the development of major routines and utilities.

  • Designing and Building new features that are highly performant

  • Preparation of technical requirements and software design specifications.

  • Understanding the internals of graphics subsystems.

  • Instilling best practices for software development and documentation, making sure designs meet requirements, and delivering high quality software on tight schedules.

About the team

We own the design, architecture, and implementation of a surface to enable reading innovation across file formats and operating systems. Our software supports Kindle customers on all major mobile surfaces and Kindle devices. Our engineers enjoy working as a team and welcome the opportunity to lead whenever possible.

About the team

We own the design, architecture, and implementation of a surface to enable reading innovation across file formats and operating systems. Our software supports Kindle customers on all major mobile surfaces and Kindle devices. Our engineers enjoy working as a team and welcome the opportunity to lead whenever possible.

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

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

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

  • 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Experience programming with at least one software programming language

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ 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

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

DirectEmployers