• Sr Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/7/2019 10:59 PM)
    Job ID
    726866
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Alexa, the always ready, always responsive computer built in the cloud is changing how people interact with technology. By combining best-in-class far-field voice detection with natural language understanding, Alexa has opened the door for a next-generation intelligent assistant - and we’re just getting started.
    Join us in making Alexa even smarter. Work on large-scale machine learning and recommendation systems to attune Alexa to the needs of her users. Help Alexa interact with her surroundings through internet-of-things and contextualize her responses.

    We’re a passionate team of technologists who believe Alexa will change the way the world thinks of computing. Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
    • 5+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
    • OO design/development skills and have experience driving projects from concept to prototype, and finally implementation
    • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
    • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
    • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers

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

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