Amazon Corporate LLC Perception Software Development Engineer- Amazon Scout in Seattle, Washington
Are you inspired by building new technologies to benefit customers? Do you dream of being at the forefront of robotics and autonomous system technology? Would you enjoy working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, start-up like environment? If you answered yes to any of these then you've got to check out the Amazon Scout team.We've been hard at work developing a new, fully-electric delivery system - Amazon Scout - designed to get packages to customers using autonomous delivery devices. These devices were created by Amazon, are the size of a small cooler, and roll along sidewalks at a walking pace. We developed Amazon Scout at our research and development lab in Seattle, ensuring the devices can safely and efficiently navigate around pets, pedestrians and anything else in their path.The Amazon Scout team shares a passion for innovation using advanced technologies, a love of solving complex challenges, and a desire to impact customers in a meaningful way. We're looking for individuals who like dealing with ambiguity, solving hard, large scale problems, and working in a startup like environment. To learn more about Amazon Scout, check out our Amazon Day One Blog post here: http://amazon.com/scoutAs a Software Development Engineer for the reinforcement learning team, you have the chance to help develop cutting-edge robotic technology by combining reinforcement learning with perception and navigation for robotics. In this job you will:* Collaborate with top-notch research scientists, software development engineers and hardware engineers to build high-quality production code.* Develop the core software including defining, scoping and launching a highly impactful new service.* Investigate, prototype and deliver innovative system solutions in a start-up like environment.* Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software.You are a person with a commitment to teamwork, who enjoys working on complex systems, is customer-centric, and thrives on the challenge of prototyping new systems that will eventually operate at Amazon scale.Basic Qualifications* Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline* 3+ years of software development experience developing computer vision, perception, and/or deep learning solutions for robots, autonomous cars or similar* 3+ years of experience developing software with C++ or PythonAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.