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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
539824
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/23/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

At Amazon Alexa Shopping (also known as VANS), 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.

We are seeking Software Development Engineers be part of the team that will focus on customer awareness and acquisitions. Your team will grow the top of the funnel by building features that turn non-shopping activities into shopping moments. You will build the machine learning based recommendation services that identify situational shopping moments as well the right opportunity to present those moments. You will also build the delightful experiences that present such opportunities to the customers.

In this role, you will have the freedom (and encouragement) to experiment, improve, invent, and innovate on behalf of our customers. You will have the satisfaction of being able to look back and say you were a key contributor to something special from its earliest stages. You will build and operate massively scalable services while also developing delightful app experiences. You will be working closely with multiple product managers and engineers from partner teams in Speech Recognition, Amazon Retail and Hardware Development.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent in related field.
  • 3+ years of 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++ or Objective C

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building large-scale online services
  • Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment.
  • 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