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Senior Software Development Engineer, Consumer Domains

Product & Technology   |   Job ID  1045498
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Job Summary

We trust our Software Development Engineers. That’s why we’ll set you up to take on significant technical initiatives involving cross-functional teams and own company-wide transformation projects. You’ll work on a dynamic Business Systems team, chartered to build the next generation of software systems required to scale and grow Audible. Beyond your desk, we’ll invite you to contribute to the overall vision, culture, and direction of the team. Plus you’ll get the best of our entrepreneurial culture alongside the infrastructure of our parent company, Amazon.

ABOUT YOU
Determination drives your knack for problem-solving. You thrive independently – and a collaborative, high-performing team only accelerates your motivation. You’ve been known to catch up on the latest true crime series while cracking codes. You’re a creative communicator and can adapt complex information to your audience, whether that means switching from Python to Java or explaining a new product initiative to a colleague in Marketing. You’re looking for a role where you can get inventive while flexing your expertise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Work independently on a small, agile engineering team to write maintainable and scalable code.
· Use security, encryption, and authentication protocols for securing transmission.
· Partner with stakeholders to imagine, design, develop, test, and launch software that impacts our community and inspires your peers.
· Devise solutions based on limited information using past experience or precedent to adapt existing approaches and resolve issues.
· Set the technical direction and strategy within the team and strategize to influence technology across Audible and beyond.
· Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity and deep technical understanding.

Basic Qualifications

· 5+ years of professional full-time software development experience.
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering or related field.
· Experience in building SOA, Microservices, and API-based integrations in a highly distributed environment.
· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously on deadlines.
· Attention to detail, quality, and accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications

· Deep Knowledge of distributed SOA, Web Services, Relational DB concepts, Elastic Search, DynamoDB and various AWS technologies.
· Developed batch and real-time systems integrations using Java, Python or any object-oriented language.
· Creative problem-solving driven by curiosity.
· Good understanding of networking concepts, security, and encryption.

ABOUT AUDIBLE
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 475,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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Audible is built on a strong foundation as an Amazon subsidiary, so you’ll get to play with all of Amazon's technologies at a company with an entrepreneurial spirit. We’re looking for someone with a focus on our customers and our operational excellence to help us unleash the power of the spoken word.

  • Builder You have an ability to deconstruct and simplify problems. You’re committed to action and value the positive disruption your creations have on the status quo.
  • Customer Obsessed Each project has our audience in mind, and you’re passionate about developing fantastic customer experiences through innovative technology.
  • Passionate You recognize that your work impacts millions of listeners and the technology you help build invigorates our community and inspires our peers.
  • Inventive You imagine without fear and have an ability to navigate highly complex and ambiguous situations with creative problem-solving and curiosity.
  • Effective Communicator You can adapt complex information to your audience, and your influence on internal team collaboration impacts design and drives engineering best practices.
  • Socially Conscious You embrace working, living, serving, and playing in your neighborhood. You’re ready to enhance our communities and the lives of our millions of customers.

Audible's People Principles celebrate who we are and where we've been, and guide the way we work shoulder to shoulder to enhance the lives of our millions of customers around the world. They reflect and apply to everyone who works at Audible—the entrepreneurs and operators, the dreamers and the doers, those who have worked here for 20 years and those who have arrived in the past few weeks and months.

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What we can offer you

We are a community of brilliant minds, brimming with fresh ideas and working shoulder to shoulder to achieve greatness. And because of this, we think it’s only fair that we offer some nice little perks to everyone who goes the extra mile at Audible.

Food

Fully stocked kitchen with all the snacks and drinks to get your creative thoughts flowing.

Health

Dental and vision plans, life insurance, and the medical plan options that suit individual needs.

Savings

Plan for your future with employer-matched savings accounts.

Stock

We grant our employees restricted stock units, because we want them to think and act like owners.

Time Off

We love what we do but everyone needs the opportunity to hit the refresh button. Take advantage of vacation days, sick days, and personal days to rejuvenate.

Social

From tickets to local events and exciting company-sponsored events, regular outings and team-building events foster our spirit of collaboration.

Amazon Discount

As part of the Amazon family, Audible employees are entitled to a discount on products on Amazon.

Fitness

Discounted sports clubs or fitness reimbursements.

What keeps me motivated here in one word is 'opportunities.' Being able to deep-dive into complex cross-domain problems and stepping out of my comfort zone with projects, technologies and people. I can spontaneously collaborate with literally anyone—from my Audible teammates to my Amazon counterparts to our CIO and CEO—and most importantly get valuable feedback along the way.

Anshika Priyadarshee

Software Development Engineer

Community Impact

At Audible, we seek to exemplify what a company can mean beyond what it does. As Newark's fastest-growing private employer, we recruit and cultivate local talent as well as drive forward a wide range of community initiatives with a focus on supporting Newark's renaissance. Our global offices embrace their local communities as well, and our employees around the world volunteer and serve in their communities in addition to seeding and growing the local creative economy.

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Benefits

Plan for every chapter of your career journey with a wide range of generous benefits that you can rely on. We’re fostering an environment where everyone can thrive, individually and as part of the greater Audible community.

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