Application Engineer, Device OS Amazon Jobs in Chennai


Application Engineer, Device OS

DESCRIPTIONAmazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile, portable, hand-held consumer electronic products like the Kindle. The products we design and engineer are easy-to-use and offer user benefits that are only made possible through tightly integrated digital technologies and wireless connectivity. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo.

The Role
Using a combination of open source and proprietary technologies, we build cutting-edge devices for media consumption, whether mobile or in the home. As a strong customer advocate, you will help own media technologies and quality end to end (E2E). You will work with internal and external partners to deliver the best in class devices, and will research new technologies, develop new tools and help define processes to build the media stack of next generation devices.

We are looking for a talented, detail-oriented and enthusiastic Application Engineer who is passionate about quality and is enthusiastic about new digital products. The person chosen for this position will have the opportunity to contribute their creative ideas and energy to our group. Responsibilities include implementation, documentation, and maintenance of new and existing systems. The creation of software services and tools to drive the software development process towards higher quality. As a Application Engineer, you will take part in the implementation and customization of software, working closely with application teams to delivering the various components within FireOS.

Key job responsibilities
Should have a solid understanding of Linux operating systems. open source libraries and exhibit strong ability to troubleshoot documented issues and routinely go beyond the documentation to determine the root cause of the issues reported. The role responsbility includes vulnerability remdiation of Android Security Bulletins and vulnerabilities identified in open source libraries.


  • 2+ years of software development, or 2+ years of technical support experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging technical systems
  • Experience in Unix
  • Experience scripting in modern program languages


  • Experience scripting in Python or Javascript
  • Experience programming with at least one software programming language

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