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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
514486
Location 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 
11/20/2017
Company 
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description


Join the entrepreneurial team that is responsible for growing and building new services that keep Alexa customers organized and productive in their daily lives. We believe that voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains; we are inventing the future.

You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products that will be used every day by people you know. We’re looking for people who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers, demonstrate strong product ownership, and want to have fun while they make history.

The ideal candidate is passionate about building great products and has a successful track record of 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 in Computer Science, or equivalent background in data structures, algorithms, object-oriented design and systems architecture
  • 3-5+ years professional experience building and operating scalable distributed systems across the full software lifecycle including design, implementation, testing, operations, and maintenance
  • Technical experience in Java, C#, C++.
  • Hands-on experience across front-end user interfaces, business logic, and data tiers
  • Familiarity with Alexa as a customer

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent Java server-side skills
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • 5+ years professional experience building and operating scalable distributed systems across the full software lifecycle including design, implementation, testing, operations, and maintenance
  • Experience building Alexa skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.


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