Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Are you passionate about both software development and making your fellow developer’s life easier? The Amazon Build Team owns the tools that allow developers across Amazon to build quickly and correctly. As we embrace a world of continuous delivery the number of builds each month is well into the millions. At the same time we are adding developers in more locations around the globe so we need to be a global build system responsive in any region. The build team is at the heart of shaping what is possible with the collective set of Builder Tools (BT) that are used daily by virtually every engineer at Amazon.

The Mobile Build team in Builder Tools is looking for a seasoned engineer to lead key initiatives for mobile development tools. Mobile applications are a huge and growing part of Amazon's success, with millions of users across the globe. Do you want to delight hundreds of Amazon developers working on these apps, and give them the tools to make their apps even better and faster? We've got lots of green field technical challenges we are tackling!


  • Experience writing software in an object-oriented language

  • Experience with data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures.

  • 4+ years of industry experience

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience building and operating highly available services

  • Familiarity with a iOS/Mac/Unix/Linux/Windows development environment

  • Should be genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies. Must be a self-starter and motivated.

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures

  • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.

  • Excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills

  • Motivation to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects

  • 3+ years of software development experience with focus on building complex applications for iOS devices using Objective C/C++/Swift with Cocoa and other frameworks.

  • Deep understanding of iOS/Mac App development and best practices

AMZR Req ID: 506566

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