Software Development Engineer - Alexa Shopping
- Seattle, WA
The Alexa Shopping team is changing the way you shop. We are building an advanced audio visual experience using AI to help you discover, buy and use products without lifting a finger!
Our group is seeking talented and experienced engineers to design and develop voice shopping experiences and algorithms in Seattle. In this team, you will be presented with a unique combination of challenges involved with enabling the end to end customer experience which involves speech recognition, NLU, search, recommendations and purchasing globally. You'll have the freedom (and encouragement) to experiment, improve, invent, and innovate on behalf of our customers.
You will have an impact on Amazon's new devices and the way technology is used daily within your own home. You will also have the satisfaction of changing the future of everyday life.
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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• 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
Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
3+ years professional experience in software development
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C++
* Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
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 in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.
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