Senior Software Engineer at Amazon

Senior Software Engineer Details

Jan. 17, 2019, 6:06 a.m.
Software Development
Reading Experience
Seattle, Washington
Content Accessibility Team Amazon. Our vision
Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary reading device from one of the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon. Our vision with Kindle is to make every book ever published, in any language, available to Kindle customers regardless of ability instantly. Creating innovations specific to our customers with disabilities is a critical for Kindle to achieve this goal. The Kindle Content Accessibility Team is seeking a senior software development engineer (SDE) with a passion for solving complex problems, tenacity to make changes in multiple code bases, flexibility to ship products on multiple reading surfaces (iOS, Android, Fire OS, E-readers and PC) and the drive to create reading experiences that are fun and comfortable for all Kindle customers to lead our accessibility technology programs. We are seeking a senior SDE that is a technology leader who demonstrates exemplary practice in design and coding and also leadership to contribute to technology roadmaps and delivering on our vision

· BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent. · 10+ years of software design and development experience in C++, Java · Experience building products and services that are accessible to blind and low vision customers, complying with industry standards such as WCAG 2.x. · Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem solving skills.· Mobile application development on iOS and/ or Android · Experience with assistive technologies such as screen readers, tactile or braille displays. · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Track record driving engineering improvements to include creation of
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