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Software Development Engineer, Alexa Speech and Language Technologies

Software Development Engineer, Alexa Speech and Language Technologies

Job ID 
609480
Location 
US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 
1/11/2018

Job Description

Are you customer-obsessed and interested in Speech and Language Understanding? If so, the Alexa team is looking for a talented engineer to help revolutionize our voice-forward experience. Alexa is the Amazon service that powers the groundbreaking Echo family of devices, Fire TV, tablets, third party Alexa providers, and soon, cars! We believe voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains; we are inventing the future.


We’re working hard, having fun, and making history; come join us!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
  • At least 3+ years work experience
  • Expertise in C++, or a similar modern programming language
  • Solid expertise in data structures and algorithms
  • Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills
  • Experience building embedded systems
  • Practical experience implementing Machine Learning systems
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Graduate degree


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