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Software Development Engineer, Alexa Entertainment

Software Development Engineer, Alexa Entertainment

Job ID 
604420
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/17/2018
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description


Want to transform the way people consume and interact with video? Come join the team that’s enabling developers to create world class voice-forward video experiences, across devices and services. We brought Alexa to Fire TV, Hulu, Showtime, Dish TV, and are building a platform (Video Skill APIs) so that anyone can leverage the power of Alexa to ensure customers get to the content they care about, faster.
We work with top tier internal and external video partners to drive innovation with video and voice.
In this role you’ll have independent technical ownership on new customer features and supporting architecture on a day to day and week to week basis. You’ll learn new in-demand skills like building voice control interfaces and scalable API platforms that will be highly valuable as you grow your career at Amazon and beyond. You’ll work directly with Product Management and Design to refine the customer experience for Alexa entertainment featured products. You’ll join a unique team in the Alexa organization with our own culture – we move fast to deliver new great features for customers and have a ton of fun doing it.
Come join us as we build the Voice OS for Entertainment in the home. We’re breaking new ground and need your help to bring our vision to reality!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years experience building successful production software systems
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience with the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python, JavaScript) and open-source technologies (Linux, Spring, JQuery, etc)




Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Development experience defining, implementing and maintaining web service API's
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Passion to deliver high quality software that delight users

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation