Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Engineer - Alexa Americas in Seattle, Washington

Software Development Engineer - Alexa Americas Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 764323 Company: : Services, Inc. Position Category: Software Development Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionCome join our team and help us invent Alexa's future. Alexa is the groundbreaking, cloud-based intelligent agent that powers Echo and other devices designed around your voice. Voice-driven AI is no longer relegated to the realm of science fiction. Alexa Experiences and Devices is focused on leveraging emerging technologies and machine learning to create new product opportunities that deliver the future of voice-driven AI to our customers and partners. Alexa Americas Tech team as part of Alexa International is focused on features to drive meaningful improvement in customer experience, engagement, and utility specific to the North and South America customers. We are a team of builders that work passionately to apply cutting edge technologies to solve real-world challenges that will transform the Alexa experiences in ways we can't even imagine yet for our customers worldwide. You will be working with a unique and gifted team developing exciting products for consumers and collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams. We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and a talented Software Engineer (SDE) who has experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications that customers love. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know. Responsibilities: * Responsible for the development and maintenance of key system features * Will work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility. * Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules. 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 teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. Basic Qualifications-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field -3+ years of experience in software development in Java or C++ -CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, run-time analysis, object oriented design and code quality verification -Experience with working in an Agile environment (SCRUM, RUP, XP) Preferred Qualifications-Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field -Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions -Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers -Excellent verbal and written communication skills -Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment -Foreign languages a plus Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual