Amazon

Software Development Engineer, Alexa Multimodal Initiatives

2 months agoSunnyvale, CA

DESCRIPTION

Voice-driven AI combined with engaging Visual Experiences are an exciting reality. Amazon's Alexa Home Cloud Service and our Echo devices are at the forefront of this latest technology wave. Our Alexa Home team works on developing cloud services to work with Alexa devices with a screen such as the highly rated Echo Show product line used by millions of customers.

As a Software Engineer on the Alexa Home team within Alexa Devices, you will help drive innovation by developing features that present innovative speech-backed visual experiences on our Echo Show devices and similar screened Alexa devices. Your role will include developing new systems, partnering with other Amazon and third-party services, working on web services and large scale data infrastructure, and more! If being at the forefront of new innovation for Alexa sounds exciting, we would love to talk to you!

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, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
• 2+ years of software development experience with Java, C++, C#, Python, or Ruby and open-source technologies (Linux, Spring, Hibernate)
• Experience with Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and/or Design (OOD)
• Experience developing and deploying RESTful web services
• Experience with database (SQL, no-SQL) technology
• Experience with Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Experience building complex, highly scalable software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Experience with Amazon Web Services, Alexa Skills development
• Understanding of big data technologies and solutions
• Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design
• Ability to handle ambiguous/undefined problems as and think abstractly
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and proven methodologies for the full software development process (SDLC), including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• 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 .