Do you want to delight millions of Kindle Readers and give a sharpening edge to your coding and problem solving skills? Do you enjoy reading books, comics, manga or graphic novels or wonder what complex problems reside underneath? This role will give you an opportunity to build simple solutions of complex problems and influence the world of reading!
As the Software Development Engineer in this role you will design and develop solutions of complex problems and features in eBooks reading (from file format, fonts and typography to layout to graphics to user interaction) across Kindle devices and applications for Kindle Readers and eBook editing across Kindle Create and Previewing tools for publishers. You will gain and demonstrate technical leadership in areas of your choice and influence the technical vision and operating mechanisms of the team. This role requires engineering competence and hands on experience in solving problems, estimating, planning and delivering end-to-end projects in a dynamic and customer focused environment. Technical knowledge of working on customer facing application or mobile devices will give you a head start.
We are looking for a passionate and talented Software Development Engineer to help build the next version of our industry-leading eBooks reading experience. Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary reading device and one of the most innovative businesses at Amazon. We own the design, architecture, and implementation to enable reading innovation for eBooks across different devices and operating systems. Our software enables Kindle customers to read on all major mobile platforms and Kindle devices and Kindle authors to create content on PC and MAC platforms. Our engineers enjoy working in our fun-filled learning focused environment and welcome the opportunity to help grow others.
The Software Engineer will provide technical leadership and contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, and documentation of C++ and java software across multiple platforms (iOS, Android, FireOS, eInk, PC, MAC). This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence and knowledge of embedded systems or application software development, as well as experience in successfully planning, organizing, and conducting software development projects in a customer-focused environment. The engineer will be
* Responsible for the software architecture, component design and customer experience.
* Designing and Delivering new reading and editing features.
* Understanding the internals of graphics and rendering subsystems.
* Instilling best practices for software development, writing efficient code, making sure designs meet customers' requirements, and delivering high quality software on tight schedules.
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