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Software Development Engineer, Prime Video - Mobile

Software Development Engineer, Prime Video - Mobile

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AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
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Job Description

Our members love entertainment. Amazon’s Prime Video service launched world-wide in 2016 and has quickly become a strategic priority for Amazon. We invest on acquiring, producing and programming TV shows & movies – from brand new, including must-see exclusive series like The Grand Tour, Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, to The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Mr Robot and more.

We are seeking software development engineers to join our growing Amazon Prime Video Mobile team. You will be part of a team engineering the cross-platform experience of the most customer-centric video playback mobile apps, delivering great content such as The Grand Tour to millions of customers globally. The successful candidate will take pride in the work they deliver and have a passion for building exciting features that delight customers.


As part of the team building full-stack video applications for our iOS and Android devices, you will be working on a range of exciting features that will deliver a highly-scalable mobile platform to run experiments. You will be promoting the vision for our cross-platform mobile engine, raising the bar on the customer experience and exploring new opportunities that cross-platform development can offer.
Your development work will be balanced with sound engineering practices including agile development, continuous integration and automated testing. Your goal is to deliver a memorable video playback experience for the world’s most customer-centric company.

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent discipline, or equivalent professional work experience)
  • A proven track record of building cross-platform mobile applications using React Native
  • Full proficiency in JavaScript
  • Deep experience with iOS or Android frameworks
  • An appetite to explore the latest technologies
  • Solid understanding of building testable software
  • Solid understanding of computer science principles
  • Solid understanding and practice of agile development practices
  • Track record in delivering high quality code and driving code quality with your peers.
  • Heads down software engineer with the ability to collaborate and finish projects in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience of another programming language like Scala, Java, C#, C++ or C.
  • Experience with full-stack software development
  • Experience on back-end software architectures at scale
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.