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Software Development Engineer - Amazon FreeTime

Software Development Engineer - Amazon FreeTime

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Job Description

Amazon FreeTime brings together all types of content that kids and parents love including books, games, educational apps, and videos. It provides peace of mind for parents with parental controls and a world of fun for kids to choose from thousands of the most popular titles and age-appropriate content. For more information:

Do you want to create and deliver innovate consumer software products for millions of customers around the world? We are growing and looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to join the Amazon FreeTime mobile team and help us expand to new consumer platforms. You will be responsible for owning and driving large-scale customer-facing features from inception to delivery and beyond. You will have an opportunity to design, architect and build innovative consumer mobile products used everyday by people you know.

Our goal is to create a revolutionary experience for parents and kids to enjoy on mobile devices, as well as our Amazon family of devices. Working for Amazon FreeTime offers a creative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you will be at the center of Amazon innovation. We have quickly gained critical acclaim and won the prestigious KAPi award for best hardware and service at CES 2013. Come help build the future of Amazon devices and services!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++, Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript
  • Experience with Objective-C, iOS Frameworks and design patterns
  • Experience building mobile applications on iOS, and mobile platforms
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for delivering exceptional UX
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience developing, releasing and maintaining an iOS app
  • Experience with ReactJS, React Native, or other modern JavaScript framework/libraries
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the complete software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and deployment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs