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Alexa Software Development Engineer

Alexa Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
534221
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/9/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on the engine behind it - Alexa . We’re building the Alexa Skills Platform behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented full stack developer to innovate in building innovative websites and web-services to customers love. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.


Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of key system features
  • Will work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility.
  • Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Will establish architectural principles, select design patterns and then mentor team members on their appropriate application
  • Full stack developer that are able to work in all parts of an application – the backend services, middle tier, and front-end

Basic Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Programming in C, C++ and/or Java in Linux and/or Windows environment

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Development experience of using primary Amazon Web Services e.g. Amazon S3 and DynamoDB
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces.
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts.
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment


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