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Software Development Engineer, Amazon Alexa

Software Development Engineer, Amazon Alexa

Job ID 
599997
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
12/8/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
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Job Description

The Role:

We are looking for a passionate engineer to join our team and drive the development of web applications that power consumer electronic devices. Your job will be to work with a team of engineers (hardware and software) and other team members (PM, Product, Marketing) to design and develop new ways of providing exciting and compelling experiences. You'll measure your success by the quality of your execution, the pace of innovation you help drive, and the increased satisfaction you deliver. If you’re ready to make a difference at a company that matters, if you want huge challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you.

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design and architecture of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.
  • Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against schedules
  • Will establish design principles, select design patterns and mentor junior team members
  • Will help to define and push for the best possible end-user experience

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years experience building successful production software systems
  • Experience in OO design/development
  • Experience driving projects from concept to prototype and finally implementation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers
  • Experience in delivering geolocation, location aware services, or related services.
  • Experience in Search, A/B experimentation, Distributed Computing, Data Analysis, Information Retrieval.
  • Hands-on experience developing reliable, maintainable code in C++, Java, or C and high level scripting languages like Python or Perl
  • Interest in Search, Machine Learning, MapReduce and Natural Language Processing.


Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation