• Software Engineer - Alexa

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/21/2018 6:20 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Alexa is the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking Amazon device designed around your voice. We believe voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains; we are inventing the future.

    Alexa Information group is responsible for answering all information-related questions for customers as well as building delightful customer experiences around them. We cover a wide variety of verticals such as weather, sports, traffic, local search, etc. and are continually growing into new verticals as well as starting new initiatives within existing ones.

    Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

    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, if you want huge challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you.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 aggressive 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

    In addition the role includes:
    • Solving complex technical challenges

    • 'Continuous Deployment’ of consumer facing products used by millions of customers daily

    • Designing solutions for a wide range of Web and Mobile devices

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

    • Experience with Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design, and complexity analysis

    • 2+ years of professional experience in software development using C++, C# or Java

    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
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality.
    • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers
    Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Women/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
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