Software Development Engineer II

Posted 59 minutes ago
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Newark, NJ, United States
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powertofly approved What Audible Has to Offer:

We believe the spoken word has the power to change people’s lives. Audible has reinvented a media category, becoming a powerhouse of creative and original content. We create sensational entertainment experiences that absorb the listener and enhance the character and quality of daily life. Because nothing can inspire, provoke and challenge like a gripping story – and this could be the beginning of your Audible story.

Audible Digital Asset Management (ADAM) group is the repository for all audio data pertaining to Audible products. These critical services/pipelines process incoming metadata from providers and manage the workflow from publishing the audio to various consumer markets. ADAM receives, process, validates (QC to find issue in audio) and enriches (encodes) raw audio and generated downloadable and streaming audio assets. Additionally, we provide the applications that allow the audio operations team to perform their job in an efficient manner. Once the final product is fully prepared, ADAM is responsible for the publishing to markets which include: Audible, Amazon and Apple iTunes.


As an engineer on this dynamic team you will be expected to solve complex engineering problems that will have both short and long term impact on Audible’s business and our customers. You will have an opportunity to participate in the re-engineering of our entire ADAM pipeline services leveraging your past experience and Amazon tools and technologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Set the technical direction and strategy within the team and strategize to influence technology across Audible and beyond.
· Lead significant technical initiatives involving cross-functional teams.
· Developing solutions for web and services: Envisioning, designing, creating, and supporting our solutions that operate with a high degree of operational excellence.
· Partner with a cross-functional teams to imagine, design, develop, test, and launch software that wows our community and inspires our peers.
· Be willing to explore technical needs and bring problems AND solutions to the table.
· Constantly strive to raise the bar on engineering excellence.
· Lead the way - staying up to date with tools, trends, technologies and frameworks both industry-wide and within Amazon and then sharing that knowledge in a meaningful way with the community. Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity and deep technical understanding.

Basic Qualifications

· BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent practical experience.
· 4+ years industry experience in software development.
· Server-side development experience, preferably in Java/Spring/Hibernate Client-side app development experience, preferably in Android.
· Experience in multiple AWS services, especially with stateless service experience leading full stack development web teams.

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong Object Oriented development skills.
· Expertise in Java.
· Solid Computer Science fundamentals.
· Full stack (Javascript, Java) preferred.
· Experience developing and maintaining robust high availability distributed software systems.
· Strong problem solving skills; adaptable, enterprising and willing to take ownership.
· Familiarization with AWS will be an advantage.
· A high-quality bar; just-enough documentation, unit testing, code reviews, test automation, continuous integration & deployment and a preference for agile methods.
· Great communication skills - ability to think creatively and adapt the message to the audience.

Mission
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Software Development Engineer II
Audible