• Software Development Engineer, Alexa

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/19/2018 3:59 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon is a place where builders can build. We hire the world’s brightest minds and offer them an environment in which they can invent and innovate to improve the experience for our customers. We want associates, who will help share and shape our mission to be Earth’s most customer-centric company. Amazon’s evolution from web site, to e-commerce partner, to development platform, is driven by the spirit of invention that’s part of our DNA. We do this daily by solving complex technical and business problems with ingenuity and simplicity. We’re making history, and the good news is that we’ve only just begun. Every day is Day-One at Amazon!

    The Amazon Alexa Skills Store is seeking a Software Development Engineer to be a member of a cross-functional team focused on building monetization platform for skills on Alexa. You will work among an experienced engineering team with opportunities to lead the charge as we play a major role in the evolution of Alexa. By building cutting-edge, data-driven features you will be creating new experiences on the world’s most advanced speech platform. No matter what the role, we’re looking for entrepreneurs who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers, demonstrate a high degree of product ownership, and want to have fun while they make history.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Leadership of engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach to complex problems and mentor team members on their appropriate application
    • Key contributor to the overall systems and software development life-cycle
    • Ownership of projects that operate cross-functionally with multiple engineering, design and product teams
    • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against defined schedules and milestones

    Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years of industry experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • Experience with object oriented programming languages such as Java, C++ or C#

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of industry experience.
    • Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • Programming experience in any of the following languages: Java, Ruby, C#, C++, Python in Linux and/or Windows environments.
    • Experience building scalable infrastructure or distributed systems for web-based services.
    • Experience with AWS services like EC2 and DynamoDB.
    • Experience developing software in an agile, team-based environment.
    • Experience establishing operational excellence and industry best-practices across an engineering team

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

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