Software Development Engineer, Amazon Kids

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Job title: Software Development Engineer, Amazon Kids

Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTIONAmazon Kids+ brings together all types of content that kids and parents love, including books, Audible books, movies, TV shows, educational apps and games, plus a child-friendly Alexa experience. It provides peace of mind for parents with award-winning parental controls and monitoring through Parent Dashboard, and a world of fun for kids where they can choose from thousands of the most popular titles and age-appropriate content, all hand-selected by the Amazon Kids team. Amazon Kids is available on Fire Tablets, Fire TV, Kindle e-readers, compatible Android and iOS mobile devices, and compatible Alexa devices. Here’s more information: http://www.amazon.com/kids.Do you want to create and deliver innovative 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 Kids team. 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 products used every day by people you know.Our goal is to create a revolutionary experience for parents and kids to enjoy on our Amazon family of devices, as well as Android and iOS devices. Working for Amazon Kids offers a creative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you will be at the center of Amazon innovation. Come help build the future of Amazon devices and services!Key job responsibilities
You will be responsible for producing large-scale customer-facing features from inception to delivery and beyond, using best practices and generating positive feedback. You will need to make technical decisions and trade-offs by having a deep understanding of your customers, your business, and your team’s software architecture. As an owner, you will also focus on operational excellence, continuously improving your team’s development and testing processes. You will troubleshoot, research the root cause of problems, and thoroughly resolve defects inside and outside of your domain. You will also be responsible for helping your team train and mentor both current and future engineers.A day in the life
You will work with your engineering peers, product managers, and internal stakeholders to launch software that improves major portions of products, device applications and services in an agile, customer-centric environment. You will incubate ideas, execute projects, and perform experiments to measure success. You will also regularly participate in code reviews, design discussions, and operations reviews, where you will identify problems and propose solutions. You may participate in your team’s on-call management on a rotational basis. At times you may work with teams all over the world on cross-cutting initiatives and test prototypes to anticipate customer needs.About the team
We make the Amazon Kids application that brings together all types of content that kids and parents love, including books, Audible books, movies, TV shows, educational apps and games, plus a child-friendly Alexa experience. It provides peace of mind for parents with award-winning parental controls and monitoring, and a world of fun for kids where they can choose from thousands of the most popular titles and age-appropriate content, all hand-selected by the Amazon Kids team. Amazon Kids is available on Fire Tablets, Fire TV, Kindle e-readers, compatible Android and iOS mobile devices, and compatible Alexa devices. Here’s more information: http://www.amazon.com/kids.We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:Toronto, ON, CANBASIC QUALIFICATIONS– 2+ 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
– Knowledge of professional software engineering & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, software architectures, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing, and operational excellence
– Experience programming with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented designPREFERRED 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
– Experience designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systemsAmazon 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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

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Location: Toronto, ON

Job date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 03:56:05 GMT

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