In 2018, consumers are projected to take over a trillion photos and videos, and Prime Photos is one of Amazon's newest and fastest growing Prime benefits. We provide unlimited, original resolution photo storage for Prime members who now have a simple, secure place to store their existing collections of photos, automatically upload new photos as they are taken, and access them anytime, anywhere, at no additional cost. We store hundreds of petabytes of data and provide apps for customers to access their photos and videos on iOS, Android, Mac, PC, and web.
We are looking for a Software Development Engineer to lead architecture and development for our mobile apps on iOS. This role is a mix of 70% hands-on coding and development and 30% leadership, architecture, and mentoring. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the future of Prime Photos. You will be part of a strong team in a fast-paced, start-up like environment where agile development is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
· Architect, design, develop and deploy new features for our iOS apps, working with multiple back-end teams.
· Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing iOS apps.
· Write clean, maintainable code and perform peer code-reviews.
· Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology, and evaluate technical feasability.
· Work in an agile / scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
· Establish architectural principles, select design patterns, and mentor team members on their appropriate application.
· Help define and implement standards and promote best practices for the iOS development team.
· Analyze and optimize applications to maximize speed and scale, factoring in mobile network latency and bandwidth constraints.