• Software Development Engineer II

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 2:04 PM)
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  • Job Description

    The Alexa deep learning platform team is hiring! The team is building a distributed, secure, GPU-accelerated deep learning stack for speech recognition and the underlying massively parallel computing platform behind Alexa. We are in need of a Software Development Engineer with a strong sense of ownership and high quality bar to support research scientists. Join us in this exciting new technology space!
    As a technical leader in the team, you will design and implement critical components, help define the architectural vision, collaborate with partner teams across the organization, and mentor and develop more junior engineers.

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • 3+ years of industry experience.
    • Programming experience in Python and/or Java in Linux and/or Windows environment.
    • Experience building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems for commercial online services.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
    • Experience with Machine Learning
    • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces.
    • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts.
    • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills.
    • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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