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Company Name:
Amazon Game Studios
Irvine, California
United States
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
Android, iOS, Other
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Sr. Game Developer – Low Level Systems

Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need smart people to help us build them. We're looking for an experienced engineer with distributed systems expertise who is passionate about solving hard problems on connected experiences. If you are someone who loves kernel hacking, this is the job for you!

If you’re ready to take on unique challenges, have the ability to find solutions where others have failed and live for opportunities that can have positive, far reaching impact on software development, we’re looking for you!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Write quality, reusable code for a highly scalable and reliable cloud based service
  • Work closely with product and development management to architect the service
  • Have fun working on ground breaking technology with people just as passionate about their work as you!

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • Low-level coding experience with languages such as C, C++, Forth
  • Computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Distributed systems or large-scale service experience
  • A solid understanding of high performance code; memory allocation, network bandwidth optimization and processor optimization
  • Has made contributions to publically available open source such as Linux/BSD/*nix kernel
  • Experience with Erlang, Scala or Akka

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.
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