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

Sr. Software Development Engineer - Alexa Americas Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 764324 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 talented Sr. 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. Key responsibilities include: * Develop and launch core product features * Influence our overall strategy by helping define product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product * Create world class software * Interact with cross-functional engineering teams across the company * Dive into and take ownership for critical design issues * Participate in design reviews * Address all aspects of technology readiness - Help mentor junior team members 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 a related technical discipline. - 5+ years of software development experience. - Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java - Experience developing object-oriented software - Experience with Agile (SCRUM, RUP, XP) - Experience mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues Preferred Qualifications* MS in Computer Science * 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 * Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving * Experience developing cloud software servi