• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/31/2018 10:29 AM)
    Job ID
    658005
  • Job Description

    Join the team building Alexa and be a part of revolutionizing the way that people interact with devices in their home, their electronics and Amazon products and services. You will collaborate with developers and scientists working with Machine Learning and Spoken Language Understanding solutions to make Alexa smarter and provide the best possible experience for our customers. Products such as Amazon Echo, Echo Show, and Fire TV are illustrative of the user-delighting spoken language solutions Amazon is building.

    As a Software Engineer on this team, you will work with teams across the Alexa organization and have direct impact on driving spoken language features from inception to delivery and beyond. You will be responsible for architecture, scoping, planning, and implementation of software solutions that are testable, maintainable and scalable. 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.

    Responsibilities:
    • Develop distributed systems for Machine Learning that are testable, maintainable and efficient
    • Actively participate in defining component designs, testing strategies and scoping for components in the team’s products
    • Work with other team members to investigate best design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility
    • Work in an Agile Environment and help to improve the development process
    • Automate and simplify team development, test and operation processes



    Basic Qualifications


    Basic Qualifications
    • 4+ years industry experience building successful production software systems
    • B.S. (or higher) degree in Computer Science
    • Experience in modern programming languages (C++, Java, Python), open-source technologies and multiple operating systems (Linux, Android etc.)
    • Knowledge in Computer Science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms
    • Hands-on programming experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Machine learning fundamentals
    • MS or PhD in related fields (Math, CS, Speech etc.)
    • Experience converting high-level product designs into successful products through developing solid software implementations and automated tests.
    • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers and provide technical vision.


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

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