Sr. Software Engineer @ Amazon.com Services LLC - Sunnyvale, CA

Job Overview

14 days ago

Sr. Software Engineer

Amazon.com Services LLC - Sunnyvale, CA

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team
  • A background in Computer Science fundamentals: a Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science or related fields (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years of experience in building production large scale backend services
  • 3+ years of experience in building real-time video/audio communication applications
  • Familiar with WebRTC and related video/audio technologies
  • Experience with continuous rapid prototyping and evaluation that yields an entirely new product or service
Job summary
We are looking for a passionate, hard working, and talented Software Development Engineer to join a newly funded initiative. The candidate will drive the real-time media backend prototyping and development for a new consumer application. Competitive candidates are responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, startup-like environment. Being part of the founding team, you have the opportunity to define the software system architecture of an entirely new experience from the ground up and work together with a diverse and talented team of technologists, engineers, and scientists to build something transformative that makes the world a better place.

Key job responsibilities
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to build software prototype components in a fast pace to support innovative experiences
  • Lead design, development and delivery of core backend services for high performance real-time video/audio applications
  • Instill best engineering practices for the team in project planning, technical design and review, code review, process automation, and continuous delivery
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to drive and influence key technical decisions that align with team priority and long term product vision
  • Take ownership of complex systems from end to end
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Experience in development and delivery of high performance media processing systems
  • Familiar with building large scale applications with cloud services like AWS
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, ambiguous, entrepreneurial-minded environment
  • Open minded about learning new areas and getting out of one's comfort zone
  • Detail oriented and obsessed with building exceptional user experiences
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.

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