Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Senior Software Engineer, Ring Neighbors

  • Hawthorne (Los Angeles)
  • IT development

Job description

DESCRIPTION

Job summary
Ring Neighbors is looking to add a Senior Software Development Engineer to our rapidly growing Public Safety Services Engineering team. Ring Neighbors (https://ring.com/neighbors), launched in 2018, is a hyperlocal social networking app providing real-time crime and safety alerts from neighbors and public safety agencies. With Neighbors, you can always know when and where things are happening in your area, and share updates to keep you and your community informed. The Neighbors app is available on iOS (4.8 stars), Android (4.6 stars), recently launched on Web, and is also included as an embedded experience within the Ring app. Neighbors is used by millions of people each month.

Key job responsibilities
As a Software Development Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the definition, vision, design, roadmap and development of core services at Ring. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of developing highly distributed systems using Agile and incremental delivery methods.

The ideal candidate has:
· An understanding of networking protocols, REST architecture, data sharding, online transaction processing designs, and front end frameworks
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· An ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
· Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
· Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
· An ability to work independently and collaboratively with customers and cross-functional software development teams

A day in the life
The Neighbors public safety service team is responsible for managing the services and web application required for public safety agency users to interact with Neighbors.

You will be working in an ambiguous space and will have to figure out where we can use existing technology, need to influence to build new tech, or where we should build something ourselves. To do so, you will need to have strong judgement/are right, a lot with a drive to deliver results and invent and simplify.

About the team
The team owns services that have been built primarily in Go, and Ruby, regularly utilize Lambdas as part of an event driven architecture. We are responsible for delivering a combination of backend services and web tools used by public safety agencies.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 4+ years of professional software development experience
· 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· 3+ years of experience in REST architecture for web services
· 5+ years of experience with OO design/development skills
· 5+ years of experience building successful production software systems
· Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
· Experience working with AWS services (S3, CloudFormation, DynamoDB, EC2, Kinesis, SQS).
· Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance, security, and reliability
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous integration deployments (CI/CD), testing, and operations
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills
· Strong data analysis and debugging skills
· Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities
· Understanding of what is important when shipping products to customers and has been through the process from start to finish
· Ability to promote robust and maintainable code with clear documentation, and can deliver high quality work on tight schedules

About Ring

Since its founding in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighborhoods safer, together for everyone. From the first-ever Video Doorbell, to the award-winning DIY Ring Alarm system, Ring’s smart home security product line, as well as the Neighbors app, offer users affordable whole-home and neighborhood security. At Ring, we are committed to making security accessible and convenient for everyone—while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Desired profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 4+ years of professional software development experience
· 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

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