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Senior Software Development Engineer - Appstore

Senior Software Development Engineer - Appstore

Job ID 
619761
Location 
IN-TN-Chennai
Posted Date 
13-02-2018
Company 
ADCI - Tamil Nadu
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you passionate about Android? Do you want to develop the next generation of mobile products? If so, join us on the Appstore Team in Chennai. We’re a new group starting in Chennai that are empowered and driven to build world class experiences for end users. As a part of the Amazon.com group of companies, we benefit from the resources of a stable, forward-thinking Fortune 100 company coupled with the agility and independence of a start-up.

We’re looking for a Sr Software Development Engineer to help us execute on our vision. This person will help drive the technical decision making as well as deliverables for the entire mobile development team.
Specifically, you will:
  • Help drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience
  • Utilize various metrics sources to deliver rapid iterations of software features
  • Solve difficult problems with elegant and practical code
  • Raise the bar on quality, consistency, maintainability, efficiency, security and all the other things that make great software great
  • Help define engineering best practices and provide technical mentorship to other members of the engineering team
  • Be responsible for designing, developing and deploying medium sized projects
  • Participate as an engineering leader in the larger group of Amazon.com companies
  • Be a champion for the user: Insist on the highest standards, create functional and engaging features, and ensure their needs always come first

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.)