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Software Development Engineer, Amazon Echo

Software Development Engineer, Amazon Echo

Job ID 
560623
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
10/6/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Amazon Echo and Alexa organization is building speech and language solutions which will enhance user interactions with Amazon products and services.

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications that 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 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 mentor team members on their appropriate application

Basic Qualifications

BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or related field
· 3+ years professional experience in software development
· Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
· Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
· Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
· Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java or C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Knowledge in NLU is a plus
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast pace environment