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Software Development Engineer II

Software Development Engineer II

Job ID 
549487
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/27/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

At Amazon's 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, Fire TV or any Alexa powered device. 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 a platform for creating and enabling shopping through Alexa powered devices. You will bring the newer capabilities Alexa devices are exposing (like camera sensor) to Amazon's shopping world and pave the way to create unique experiences that weren't possible in the past. And finally 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.

In this role, you will build and operate massively scalable services to power delightful hands free shopping experiences for Echo, Fire TV and other Alexa powered devices. You will be working closely with multiple product managers and engineers from partner teams in Alexa, Speech Recognition and Amazon Retail.

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Candidates must have a Bachelor in Computer Science Engineering or related field.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Possess an extremely sound understanding of areas in the basic areas of Computer Science such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Object Oriented Design, Databases.
• Be able to write Amazon quality code in an object oriented language - preferably in C/C++/Java in a Linux environment.
• Candidate must have good written and oral communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment.

Preferred 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
• 2+ 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++, Java, or Perl