• Senior Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python) - AMAZON ROBOTICS - Boston area

    Location US-MA-North Reading
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2019 6:37 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Senior Software Development Engineer on Human Machine Interaction Team - Amazon Robotics - North Reading, MA (Boston area).

    Fast Company article "How AI is helping Amazon become a trillion dollar company:" (see link below):


    Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even image yet. We invent new improvements every day. We are Amazon Robotics and we will give you the tools and support need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

    The Amazon Robotics Human Machine Interaction Team develops perception systems that streamline workflows in Amazon FCs. You will be part of a team that builds software and hardware solutions that employ computer vision (CV) and machine learning (ML) to improve the human machine interface with the AR system. As a software development engineer, you will be responsible for driving the technical direction of a complex software system. You will be working with a cross-functional team to prototype, design, and develop software solutions that span both edge-compute and cloud-based systems.

    The ideal candidate is passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new and foundational products and features. A commitment to teamwork and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance software products requires technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of computer science and software engineering, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has delivered high-quality technology products/services in a high-growth environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Completed BS in Computer Science or equivalent
    · 6+ years of experience building successful production software platforms and systems
    · 6+ years of hands-on experience in Java or C++ as well as other high-level languages such as Python
    · Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    · Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Master's Degree or PhD in Computer Science or related field
    · Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    · Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
    · Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    · Experience developing in AWS
    · Experience with Computer Vision and/or Machine Learning techniques and technologies
    · Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.

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

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