Amazon Alexa - Senior/Lead Software Developer - Seattle, WA

US-WA-Seattle
1 month ago
Job ID
374475
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development
Recruiting Team
North American Teams - Alexa

Job Description

Senior Software Development Engineer


Interested in Amazon Echo and Alexa? You can be a part of the team that makes Alexa smarter. As a member of the team you will be responsible for the design, development and launch of new tooling for our machine learning systems. We are growing this new team and are looking for talented engineers in our Cambridge MA office.

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. 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

• BS Degree in Computer Science or related field
• 9+ years professional experience in software development
• Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
• Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
• Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
• Experience in machine learning


Amazon.com, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation




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