• Software Developer - Delivery Engineering, Amazon Video

    Location IN-KA-Bangalore
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(02-08-2018 17:19)
    Job ID
    ADCI - Karnataka
  • Job Description

    Amazon Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content. The Amazon Prime Video team delivers high-quality instant video to Amazon customers through subscriptions (Amazon Prime) as well as purchases and rentals. Amazon believes so deeply in the mission of Prime Video that we've launched our own studio to create original and exclusive content. Every day we face the challenges of a fast paced market and expanding technology set. As a member of the Prime Video team, you will spend your time as a hands-on engineer and a technical leader. You will play a key role in building software products and features from the ground up. You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development. You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit millions of Amazon.com customers worldwide.

    We'd love to have you join us and build the systems, services, and apps that delight our end users. We build apps for the web, mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, game consoles, and set top boxes. Using advanced machine learning and data mining techniques, we help our customers discover the best movies and TV shows. We measure data in Petabytes and streaming in Exabytes. We obsess over big picture problems like "How do we deliver video that’s more reliable than the internet it’s delivered over?" to low level details like "How do we squeeze maximum picture quality out of every bit delivered?" We strive to be on the forefront of new consumer technologies like UHD TV and High Dynamic Range video. We build huge scale distributed systems on the AWS cloud to make sure our service is always reliable for our customers. We use computer vision and machine learning techniques to build rich metadata about videos, and partner closely with teams like IMDb to let customers explore deeper into the TV and movies they love. In short, we have exciting challenges in an industry that’s doubling in size every year, and you can be a part of it.
    The Amazon Prime Video playback team is looking for a smart and motivated senior software engineer to help us change the way customers watch movies, Live Events and TV shows. The Amazon Prime Video team provides instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows that can be experienced on your Mobiles/PCs as well as devices such as TVs, Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes, and more. The playback team is responsible for creating a smooth and seamless video experience on the web and various mobile and living room devices such as the Kindle Fire, 3rd party Android devices, iPad/iPhone, Xbox, Wii/WiiU, and PS3. We are looking for excellent software engineers who will consistently improve our customer experience and further extend our offerings on the most cutting edge devices.

    You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be creative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide.

    Basic Qualifications

    *5-7 years of professional experience in a technology company focused on inventing and solving problems for customers.
    *Expert knowledge of distributed web technologies (AWS/Google Cloud/Azure or other)
    * Expert knowledge of at least one modern programming language such as Java, C, or C++
    * Expert knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    * Working knowledge of design patterns, object oriented design, and operating system fundamentals
    * Familiarity with Machine Learning and data analytics.
    * Familiarity with audio video streaming technologies and protocols
    * Relentless customer focus
    * Excellent analytical skills
    * Excellent written and verbal communication
    * Demonstrated ability to collaborate across domains and time zones
    * Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Experience building multimedia playback technologies
    * Experience building distributed media streaming solutions
    * Experience in defining and understanding QoS and Metrics for streaming services.
    * Experience understanding and analyzing performance of our systems under various conditions, networks and geographies.
    * Experience building machine learning models to solve critical problems.
    * Experience working with geographically distributed teams.
    * Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent

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