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Amazon Software Development Engineer, Fire TV in London, United Kingdom


In the Amazon Fire TV team, we are creating the most engaging entertainment platform for the whole family, worldwide. Be part of a fast-paced, agile and innovative team who is delivering new experiences to Fire TV devices in a startup like environment.

We are looking for a passionate, talented Software Development Engineer who can drive key engineering and business decisions that impact Amazon’s long-term vision, including innovation in the delivery and consumption of media and entertainment. In this development role, you will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.

As a Software Development Engineer in the team, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products by developing and integrating Android based features and applications.

Key job responsibilities

  • Lead the development of new Android innovative features and applications and initiatives across the organization.

  • Investigate, prototype, and deliver new and innovative software applications.

  • Deliver high quality software through working in a diverse, team-focused Agile/Scrum environment.

  • Instil best practices for software development and documentation, assure designs meet requirements, and deliver quality work

About the team

We are a team of passionate individuals, who are proud of what we deliver for our customers.

We work in a way that works for us, with Scrum ceremonies and agile ways of working. The team review how we work during retrospectives and by periodically discussing our team 'ways of working'.

No process is set in stone and we believe in constant incremental improvement.

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

London, GBR

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience programming with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

  • Experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

  • Experience in professional, non-internship software development

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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