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

Software Development Engineer - Alexa Americas Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 764322 Company: : Amazon.com 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 talented Software Engineers (SDE) who have 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 in Computer Science or equivalent 1+ years of industry experience Programming expereince in one or more object-oriented languages like Java/Python/C#/Ruby/Objective C/C++ Experience in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis Preferred Qualifications MS in Computer Science Experience developing distributed software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability. Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces. Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts. Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills. Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices. Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Ori