Software Development Engineer - Amazon Devices

Job Description
Are you interested in working on truly huge and impactful projects that reach millions of people? Our organization brought you the Alexa family of products: Echo, Amazon Tap, and Echo Dot, Alexa-enabled tablets, Alexa-enabled FireTV, and the Alexa mobile companion app. We’re continuing to build amazing products, services, and features across many technologies including Alexa, Android, and mobile.

You don’t need any experience in those specific areas, just an enthusiasm to build cutting edge software particularly around user interfaces, cross-device APIs, or cloud-based services. If this sounds appealing to you, please contact us and we’d love to chat!

If you join us, your opportunities will include:
• Invent a delightful experience for our customers that utilizes Android, Alexa technologies, cloud services, frontend and backend technologies.
• Define and implement novel customer experiences and product direction through collaboration with Product and UX teams.
• Deliver high quality software through working in a dynamic, team-focused Agile/Scrum environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of industry experience.
  • 3+ years of programming experience in Java or C++.
  • 3+ years of experience designing a distributed software system, including the APIs and components.
  • 3+ years of CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, run-time analysis, object oriented design and code quality verification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience on mobile platforms, preferably Android.
  • Experience with OO design and design patterns.
  • Experience with distributed systems or cloud services.
  • Experience with working in an Agile environment.
  • Graduate degree.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


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