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Software Development Engineer - Alexa Shopping

Software Development Engineer - Alexa Shopping

Job ID 
469826
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
12/8/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

At Alexa Shopping, we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Smart Devices such as Echo or Fire TV. Our Services allow you to shop, no matter where you are or what you are doing, you can go from 'I want that' to 'that's on the way' in a matter of seconds. We are seeking the industry's best to help us create new ways to interact, search and shop. Join us, and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday life.

The Alexa Shopping group is seeking talented and experienced engineers to design and develop Natural User Interface (NUI) shopping experiences and algorithms in Seattle. We are specifically looking to build a semantic search platform for voice shopping from ground up. In this team, you will be presented with a unique combination of challenges involved with building a semantic search platform - such as large scale indexes, query semantics, relevance & ranking, along with an opportunity of working on a v1 product and being one of the early developers on a critical business component.

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
* Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
* 8+ 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++, Objective C, or Java

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 mobile development and mobile security.
* Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs