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Software Development Engineer - Alexa New initiative!

Software Development Engineer - Alexa New initiative!

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Job Description

Are you interested in inventing the future of how users interact with digital assistants? Do you have a high bar for customer experience and engineering excellence? The Alexa Customer Engagement team is seeking a Software Development Engineer for a new team focused on new products and experiences.

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, scalable applications. As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the design, implementation and launch of many key product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about delivering experiences that delight customers and creating solutions that are robust. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S./E. (or higher) degree in Computer Science/Engineering.
  • 4+ years industry experience building successful production software systems.
  • Experience in object oriented designing and object oriented languages such as Java
  • Experience with both backend and front end development (full stack engineering)
  • Experience with the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python, JavaScript), open-source technologies (Linux, Spring, JQuery, etc) and AWS services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing/running customer facing, cloud software systems that emphasize on scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical partners
  • Experience building developer facing products and services
  • Experience building frameworks for creating applications on various platforms
  • Experience with speech, language understanding, machine learning systems
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.

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