Software Development Engineer - Amazon - City of London - Wizbii

Software Development Engineer

  • By Amazon
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description


Amazon's Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander, and more recently live sport including the US Open tennis from 2018 and Premier League games from 2019. Beyond this content exclusivity, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 60+ channels like Discovery, Starz, Eurosport Player and hayu and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide – and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

We are looking for a talented software engineer who will help transform how we deliver and shape our external developer experience for integrating Prime Video on their new hardware streaming device. In doing so, you will enable massive distribution of Prime Video to customers around the world. You will be passionate about solving complex deployment and integration issues, design and develop new tooling and automation solutions. We are a self-contained team, enabling us to build, learn and optimize at pace. You will have the opportunity to work with experienced, super smart team of lead engineers, gaining exposure to every level of our full system stack.

Seeked profile


· Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
· Computer Science fundamentals such as algorithm design, data structures and object-oriented design
· Highly proficient in at least one of C++, C, Objective-C, Java
· Experience with one or more JavaScript, Python, and NodeJS
· Experience of working with build environments (cmake)
· OS fundamentals and systems architecture
· Experience working in an agile environment
· Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills
· Strong written and verbal English communications skills

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