Amazon

Software Development Engineer, Alexa Connected Devices

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

The Alexa Connected Devices team builds device application APIs in the cloud for Alexa. Our device application APIs provide internal and third-party application developers building voice experiences, mobile applications, and multimodal devices with an API surface to discover, manage, control, or query any device connected to Amazon.

We are seeking a Software Development Engineer to help design and deliver highly-visible core systems that support all device application APIs. These systems are the underlying foundation to upcoming and future innovation.

In this role you will:
• Collaborate on architecture, design and implementation with some of the best and brightest Software Engineers.
• Move fast to launch and iterate quickly.
• Build scalable back-end functionality, spinning up new systems and services as necessary.
• Coach and mentor junior engineers on the team.
• Learn the dos and don'ts of designing, building, deploying, and running Software at the highest scale.
• Understand the clear business impact of your work.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 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.
• 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Track record of launching projects with Java/C#, C++, and distributed computing technologies on a Linux platform
• Experience with Linux development.
• Experience building scalable distributed systems with service oriented architectures
• Demonstrated strong technical judgment in conjunction with passionate customer-focus.
• Passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high-quality, innovative, clean technical solutions.
• Excellent written and verbal communication.
• 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
• Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team

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.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us .

Job ID: Amazon-1446643