Software Development Engineer

Newark, NJ, United States
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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.

ABOUT THE TEAM:

The Audible iOS team’s vision is to enable a frictionless experience allowing Audible customers to listen and engage with the largest Audiobook portfolio. Our goal is to deliver world-class products that scale for millions of daily listener sessions across the entire iOS eco-system including smart phones, Car Play, Smart Watches and living room devices. We are a nimble team with a game-changing mind-set, endless passion and uncompromising user focus. We operate like a start-up, yet have the resources we need to deliver on our goals.

ABOUT YOU:
You are talented, adaptable, and flexible. We’re looking for creative, open-minded iOS software development engineers to help build technologies that continuously improve the Audible listening experience. While focusing on iOS development, you’ll build and scale mobile software, and coordinate cross-functionally by integrating new features, maintaining high performance, and creating intuitive interfaces. Our team is working on building native iOS products, without compromising compatibility with various iOS devices in an agile environment.

If you are ready to become a part of a culture that celebrates “thinking big” and want to use your passion and creativity to improve the daily lives of listeners around the world, we have a place for you on our team – come join us.

ABOUT THE ROLE:
· You'll have ownership over software including concept, design, execution, and support services with a high standards of operational excellence.
· You'll partner with product management to collect data, test, and launch software that wows the community and inspires our peers with proven results.
· You'll explore and self-teach, bringing questions and solutions to the table.
· You'll stay ahead of tools, trends, technologies and the most standard methodologies both industry-wide and within Amazon, sharing your knowledge in a meaningful way that impacts the group.
· You'll employ evidence-based techniques and working-backwards vision for positive social impact.
· You possess proven ability to work on a diverse team.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Strong UI skills, especially Auto Layout, related SDK's, some storyboard, and animations.
· Extensive experience using Objective-C (with a sprinkle of Swift.)
· Strong data-oriented skills with knowledge of Coredata and database design.
· Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and crafting for performance.
· A Computer Science degree, related credits, or equivalent training.
· (at least one of these)
· Working knowledge of AVFoundation, CoreAudio, or other Audio frameworks.
· Experience with Swift and/or hybrid code, bridging headers, etc.
· Be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant.
· Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment
· Be able to disagree, yet align, when dealing with different stakeholders
· Results oriented and with a strong customer focus.
· Prior experience in building enterprise scale Mobile Applications ( iOS/Android)
· Prior experience in working with an Agile Tool enabled team (CI/CD/Automated Tests etc)
· Strong understanding of current Mobile Ecosystem (CarPlay, Watch, HomeKit, SiriKit etc)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


At least one of the following:
· Excellent understanding and experience with unit testing, integration testing, and/or UI automation.
· Working knowledge of AVFoundation, CoreAudio, or other Audio frameworks.
· Experience with Swift and/or hybrid code, bridging headers, etc.

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