Front End Developer- Alexa, Echo, Skills

US-CA-Irvine
1 month ago
Job ID
527698

Job Description

There’s a revolution brewing to bring convenience, simplicity, efficiency, and fun to our lives, and you can be a part of it! We are hiring web development engineers to be a part of the team that’s creating customer experiences to discover, learn about, and acquire Alexa Skills for devices such as Amazon Echo and Amazon Fire TV. If you’re not familiar with Alexa and Skills you can learn more here: https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/alexa.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to be a part of an innovative, customer facing, life-impacting product, and want the fun and feel of a start-up company, but the solid management and resources of a Fortune 100 company, we’d love to chat!
If you are holding out for an opportunity to:
  • Make a huge impact as an individual
  • Be part of a team of smart and passionate professionals who will challenge you to grow every day
  • Solve difficult challenges using your expertise in coding elegant and practical solutions
  • Create applications at a massive scale used by millions of people
And you are experienced with…
  • Writing highly efficient, testable, quality code written with modern web development technologies
  • Reaching millions of customers
  • Obsessing over creating world class user experiences
  • Succeeding as a key contributor to technical projects
  • Taking ownership and doing whatever it takes to get the job done

And you constantly look for opportunities to…

  • Innovate, simplify, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies
  • Use data to make decisions and validate assumptions
  • Automate processes otherwise performed by humans
  • Learn from others and help grow those around you

Then this is your opportunity.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent with at least 5 years of industry experience
  • 5+ years experience working with web development fundamentals (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3)
  • 2+ years experience working with at least several current frameworks (Backbone, VueJS, AngularJS) and technologies (SASS/LESS, Gulp, TypeScript)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
  • Working with cloud architecture, web services, and web sites
  • Developing mobile and web applications with Java and JavaScript
  • Experience taking a lead role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including Agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong problem solving, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work quickly toward tight deadlines, and make smart tradeoffs between speed, accuracy, and maintainability.
  • The ability to scope design deliverables accurately and prioritize work items appropriately
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux
We offer excellent pay, generous stock and bonus plans, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with matching, and more. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.

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

Work hard, have fun, make history.
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