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Software Dev Engineer - Alexa Voice Service - Amazon
United States (Seattle)
Full-time

On the Alexa Voice Service team, you’ll build software to enable Alexa’s capabilities everywhere – in speakers, appliances, wearables, robots, and more! We’re working with industry leaders to seamlessly integrate Alexa into any and all devices. It’s awesome, and will change the way millions of people interact with their homes, cars and even their workplace.

If you’re passionate about greenfield engineering opportunities and love to solve problems that have never been encountered before – this is the job for you. If you have an insatiable thirst to learn – you’ll absolutely love this job. Imagine working together with other teams to architect solutions that define how customers interact with Alexa. You’ll own your work from design to deployment, evangelize it and ensure its operational excellence in production.

Become a builder, an innovator, and game changer by joining the AVS team. Let’s build something special, and have a ton of fun doing it!

As a member of the team, you will
• Produce bullet-proof code that is robust, efficient and maintainable; our primary language is Java
• Empower companies and developers from around the world to embed Alexa into their devices and products
• Participate in setting the technical vision for Alexa Voice Service in alignment with our Product team
• Design and implement features for new products, features, APIs, platforms and frameworks

Basic Qualifications
• 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 or equivalent experience based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
• 2+ years professional experience in software development
• 1+ years of experience leveraging object oriented design practices in Java, C++ and or .Net.
• 2+ years programming experience in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java

Preferred Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Master's/Doctorate degree in Computer Science or a related field
• Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
• Knowledge and experience with machine learning technologies
• Project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules

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