Senior Software Development Engineer - iOS


Annual salary:

Salary not disclosed

Post age:

1044 days

Job description:

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, FireTV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role: We're focused on building innovative applications for iOS and are looking for talented mobile app developers. You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of a cutting edge mobile product used every day, by people you know. We are looking for passionate, hard working iOS software engineers who have experience building innovative, mobile applications that customers love. In this role, you will:

  • Mobile application software development, design and prototyping.
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing iOS apps.
  • Writing clean, maintainable code and performing peer code-reviews.
  • Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules
  • Establish architectural principles, select design patterns and then mentor team members on their appropriate application
  • Work closely with product and design teams to customize the Alexa experience on mobile devices
  • Implement custom native user interfaces using the latest iOS programming techniques
  • Analyze and optimize UI and back-end application code for efficiency and performance

Basic Qualifications: - 7+ years of years of experience building successful production software systems - A solid grounding in Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MS in CS or related field) - 7+ years of object-oriented software development experience with focus on building complex applications for iOS devices using objective C/C++/Swift with Cocoa and other frameworks with working knowledge of UIKit, GCD, Auto Layout, iOS memory management. - Experience with multi-threading and mobile device memory management. - Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs.

Preferred Qualifications: - Graduate degree in a related technical field - Ability to learn and adapt to new, complex development environments - Analytical and creative design skills and excellent communication skills - Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile methods - Passionate about building and improving new products in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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