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Senior Software Development Engineer - Appstore

Senior Software Development Engineer - Appstore

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ADCI - Karnataka
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Job Description

The Appstore Bangalore team is responsible for building curated catalog of high quality third party mobile apps. The team uses cutting edge technologies to develop large-scale platforms to ingest huge number of app submitted by mobile app developers and making these available for millions of Amazon Appstore customers. The team uses various content classification and machine learning algorithms for solving complex business challenges. It has also developed excellent expertise in Android internals and is building innovative mobile automation technologies, which help validating third party apps in a highly automated manner. The team has also developed technologies and infrastructure for large-scale mobile device cloud, which is used for various mobile automation and developer facing services.

We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer to lead the development of scalable mobile app ingestion software solutions and services. Ideal candidate should have proven expertise in designing scalable systems, working across technologies, and mentoring junior engineers. Background of working in the mobile development space (Android, iOS) is a plus.

Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to build a world-class Appstore experience for tablets such as the Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones. To be successful you'll need to have lots of experience with C++ or Java, GUI development (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, JSP, PERL, etc.), customer focus, knowledge of SOA, experience working with databases, and excellent communication skills. You need a strong grasp of architecture and advanced engineering principles and design patterns. You must be a fast, efficient coder and make coding and design decision with multiple simultaneous dimensions in mind. You will be part of technical leadership team of Amazon Appstore development center in Bangalore, India and will have the chance to lead the product architecture and team-building effort.

Come join us, in building one of the most disruptive digital businesses, at the earth's most customer centric company!

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
8+ years professional experience in software development
Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
Proficiency in solving problems using machine learning and big data analysis
Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or PERL

Preferred Qualifications

Masters/PhD degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces such as HTML5, Javascript through to mobile app development (Android, iOS, etc.)