Senior Software Developer, Ring



Software Engineering
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


Ring in Madrid is growing rapidly in 2024, therefore we are looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join our Streaming team. Our team will develop current projects as well as build and deliver new features. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be a core member of the development team.

The ideal candidate:
* Enjoys coaching and mentoring the engineering team
* Is passionate about building IoT products.
* Enjoys working side by side with colleagues and teams on tough problems.
* Is highly effective and thrives in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities.
* Knows what is important when shipping products to customers and has been through the process from start to finish.
* Is comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership and never shies away from a challenge.

Key job responsibilities
Key job responsibilities
* Delivering high-quality C/C++ code for Ring Devices at Amazon.
* Proactively communicating and demonstrating technical leadership.
* Designing and implementing real-time streaming protocols like RTP/RTCP for embedded Linux and RTOS environments.
* Optimizing video encoding and decoding on various HW platforms.
* Developing bandwidth control and adaptive streaming algorithms.
* Integrating with device-specific audio/video hardware and firmware interfaces.
* Profiling and optimizing code for memory, CPU and power efficiency.
* Collaborating on debugging streaming issues in the field.

A day in the life

As Amazon is Day1 company we are never stuck with maintenance, we are always moving forward to innovate our products. Every day we are solving challenging problems to make our product more suited to customer needs.

About the team
As a team we build Ring Doorbell Wired -

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Madrid, M, ESP


- * Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team
- * Experience leading the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
- * Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
- * Proven experience in software and streaming development with C/C++, familiarity with embedded and IoT domain.
- * Field experience with creating high performance and low latency video streaming solutions.
- * Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey technical information to a wide variety of audiences.


- * Master's in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
- * Deep understanding of modern C/С++(11+) programming languages and general algorithms theory.
- * Knowledge of Linux systems and RTOS operating system internals.
- * Experience in the video and audio encoding (AVC, HVEC, OPUS, etc) and streaming (WebRTC, RTP, RTSP, etc) technologies.
- * Experience in network programming and understanding of network and web related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS).

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