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Full Stack App Engineer, Amazon Photos, Sharing Team

Seattle, WA 98104


Job summary
Amazon Photos helps consumers preserve and re-live their memories. The service comes with unlimited photo storage for Prime members and apps are available on iOS, Android, Web, Desktop, Fire Tablet & Fire TV. The service is also integrated into Alexa devices such as Echo Show and Echo Spot. Amazon Photos is the latest digital offering to consumers released on the heels of the Amazon Music and Amazon Video offerings. We have bold goals to scale growth and adoption of the service around the world and delight our customers with a great product.

We're looking for a full stack engineer to help build and expand the Sharing features within the Amazon Photos apps. Our ideal candidate is customer obsessed, excited to learn, and is energized by solving tough technical challenges. Come help us build delightful features used by millions!

Key job responsibilities

  • Architecting, designing, developing and deploying new features for Amazon Photos Sharing team.
  • Contributing best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing apps.
  • Writing clean, maintainable code and performing peer code-reviews.
  • Working with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology, and evaluate technical feasibility.
  • Working in an agile / scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Helping define and implement standards and promote best practices for the Amazon Photos Sharing team.
  • Analyzing and optimizing applications to maximize speed and scale, factoring in mobile network latency and bandwidth constraints.

A day in the life
As an engineer on the Photos Sharing team, you will solve tough software engineering problems at scale. You€™ll architect and design the ongoing evolution of Sharing features, work with an extraordinary team of engineers to deliver high quality results, and produce exemplary code. You€™ll be a champion of best practices. The features you deliver will be at €œAmazon Scale€ and be loved by users worldwide.

About the team
The Photos Sharing team is responsible for building features that enable users to safely and securely share photos with friend and family. We have an exciting roadmap of new features to deliver over the next few years, including expanding and experimenting to encourage more sharing and engagement.


  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development

  • Bachelor's Degree in CS or related field


  • Experience developing front-end code for iOS and/or Android apps
  • Familiarity with React Native or other cross-platform development frameworks
  • Experience developing and scaling back-end services in a high growth environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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