Software Development Engineer
- Tokyo, Japan
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?
Work hard. Have fun. Make history.
Amazon Alexa is the voice-controlled personal assistant behind Amazon Echo. We are hiring engineers who share our passion for taking Multi-Room Audio experience for Music, Audible and many other domains to the next level. Interested? Come join our team!
As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.
The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has 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 and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building products. This person thrives in delivering high quality technology solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
• 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
• 7+ years of development experience
• 7+ years of experience in OO programming languages (Java, C++) and open-source technologies/frameworks (Spring, Guice, Javax-RS)
• Design and architecture experience, as well as sound knowledge with object oriented design patterns
• Engineering process experience with the Agile Development principles
• Master's degree
• Experience working on a large deployments and performance tuning.
• Ability to work in a dynamic fast moving and fast changing environment
• Previous experience working in Agile team and be able to size Agile stories
• JAVA Performance tuning
• Exceptional interpersonal communication skill, including verbal, written, listening and customer relationships
• Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem-solving skills
By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.
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