Software Development Engineer Amazon Jobs

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Alexa is the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking Amazon device designed around your voice. We believe voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains; we are inventing the future.
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The Role:
We are looking for experienced Software Development Engineer to join our team for the development of our platform and to have direct impact on how our customers interact with Alexa. Your job will be to work with multiple software engineers, Product Managers and Program Managers to design and develop new ways of providing exciting and compelling experiences. You'll measure your success by the quality of your execution, the pace of innovation you help drive, and the increased satisfaction you deliver. If you’re ready to make a difference at a company that matters, if you want huge challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you.

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design and architecture of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.

In this role, you will:

Be responsible for detailed design of cloud software components, determining current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, selection of new concepts and methodology, and development of core systems/components
Be responsible to follow design principles, select design patterns and mentor junior team members
Prepare technical requirements and software design specifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
7+ years of software development experience
4+ years of experience in OO programming languages (Java, C# or C++)
4+ years of industry experience building and maintaining scalable distributed production software systems
3+ years of experience working with data structures and algorithms
2+ years of experience in architecture of medium to large systems design.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
Design and architecture experience, as well as sound knowledge of object oriented design patterns
Experience working on large-scale deployments and performance tuning
Engineering process experience with the Agile Software Development principles
Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, including verbal, written, listening and customer relationships
Ability to work in a dynamic fast moving and fast changing environment
Hands on experience in designing and launching cloud-based services using AWS, Azure, or similar

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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