• Software Development Engineer - Alexa Data Services

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/9/2018 10:19 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Alexa is always getting smarter. Join the team that trains her.

    Alexa Data Services (ADS) is a global Machine Intelligence Data Services organization that provides a broad range of data labeling services for Machine Learning technologies such as Automatic Speech Recognition, Natural Language Understanding, Entity Resolution, Text-to-Speech, and Question Answering within and beyond the Alexa organization.

    We provide full-cycle, high-quality data and services in multiple languages, for multiple countries to power the entire lifecycle of Alexa's features, languages, and devices (pre-launch, beta, and post-launch).

    We are looking for passionate and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, large-scale, high volume, distributed software applications.

    Summary of Responsibilities
    · Develop and maintain of key features of the system.
    · Work with team members to devise design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility.
    · Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against tight schedules.
    · You will apply knowledge of technology options, technology platforms, and design techniques and approaches to design an integrated solution to address business requirements.
    · You will interface with other engineers on the team for peer reviews and with a diverse set of customers (Program Managers, business stakeholders etc.) on understanding business objectives, gathering requirements and delivering solutions.
    · Promote industry standard best practices.

    Basic Qualifications

    · BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
    · 5+ years of industry experience.
    · Experience with OO design and coding skills in languages like Java/Python/C#/C++

    Preferred Qualifications

    · 2+ Experience in HTML5, CSS.
    · 2+ Experience with React.js, jQuery, Require.js
    · 3+ years of experience with unit testing using tools such as Junit.
    · 2+ years of experience in SQL database or Non-SQL database.
    · 2+ years of experience in AWS such as S3, Lambda, DynamoDB is desired.
    · Passion for creating efficient, scalable RESTful web services.

    · Solid foundation in common design patterns.

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