Join the team building Alexa, the service powering the wildly successful Amazon Echo! You can help us invent the future. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features that allow Alexa to provide customers with precise answers to challenging questions. You’ll build state-of-the-art solutions to bleeding edge problems in search, question answering, and spoken language understanding. Our team combines machine learning with more traditional engineering approaches to continually make Alexa smarter. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!
We are looking for exceptional Software Development Engineers who have experience building innovative applications that customers love. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping to define product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical and highly innovative, and relish the opportunity to delight customers with pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.
You’re the ideal candidate if you are clearly passionate about new opportunities and have a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. You will have succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services and thrived in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
- Responsible for the development and maintenance of key system features
- Will work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility.
- Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
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