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Senior Software Development Engineer

Senior Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
485928
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Help bring the magic of Alexa to Fire TV!

The Amazon Kindle, Fire tablets, Echo and Fire TV are revolutionary consumer devices that have become the #1 best-selling Amazon products. They are among the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at both Amazon and the entire consumer electronics industry.

Imagine being able to drive the architecture and design of voice. Imagine working in voice modeling and enabling new voice experiences for FTV. Imagine the opportunity to work in a wide variety of technologies across the FTV and Alexa ecosystem. If you can imagine any of these, then you WANT to work on this team because we're making them reality, and we've only just begun! We are a highly innovative team that is building new customer experiences on the full voice stack from client to services. We work with many teams and technologies…and we're never bored!

This is an enormous opportunity to lead the design, architecture, and implementation of products used every day by people you know and to work across leading-edge technologies in the voice field. Help bring the magic of Alexa to Fire TV!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ 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 Java, C, C++, C#, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience taking a leading role in 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
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
  • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team and across team boundaries


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