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Mobile Development Engineer - Next Gen Mobile

Do you want to develop software for leading edge next generation mobile devices?

If so, join us on the Mobile Software Team; an innovative and growing part of Amazon’s team in Orange County, CA. We’re a group of talented technical professionals that are empowered and driven to build world class experiences for both developers and end users. Our first major achievement was the successful delivery of the Amazon Appstore for Android, and Appstore on Kindle Fire. We are continuing to innovate in the mobile space and have some very exciting plans for the future

We are passionate about building the future of mobile experience and highly scalable distributed systems to support our mobile devices.

What are you passionate about?

We’re looking for a Mobile Development Engineer to help us execute on our vision. You will lead and help drive the technical decision-making process and develop innovative 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 Help define engineering best practices and provide technical mentorship to other members of the engineering team Participate as an engineering leader in the larger group of companies Be a champion for the user: Insist on the highest standards, create functional and engaging features, and ensure their needs always come first.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline

Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

4+ years relevant work experience in software development

Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java (preferred), Objective C or C++

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong analytical thinker who knows how to pick the right tool for the right job

Experience taking a lead role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered Knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including Agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations Experience communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy Experience mentoring other software engineers Experience working in Unix/Linux environment Proven track record of building Android applications, iOS applications, and alike. Experience developing dynamic web applications utilizing JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS, and AJAX – including strong knowledge of web security models and writing safe JavaScript code

We offer excellent pay and generous stock plans, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with matching, and more. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer. We are located in Irvine, CA. Learn more about Amazon online at

Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.


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