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Amazon Corporate LLC Software Dev Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Job summaryThe Speech language understanding (SLU) team located in Seattle is looking for a SDE to deliver strategic goals for Alexa Shopping. This is an opportunity to join our mission to build tech solutions that empower to delight Alexa shopping customers. You will be responsible for building new system capabilities grounds up for strategic business initiatives. If you feel excited by the challenge of setting the course for large company wide initiatives, building and launching solutions in the Alexa shopping ecosystem in international locales, this may be the next big career move for you. We are building systems which can scale across multiple marketplaces and are on the cutting edge technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence driving large scale simplification etc. We are looking for a SDE to design and build our tech stack as a coherent architecture and deliver capabilities across marketplaces. We operate in a high performance co-located agile ecosystem where SDEs, Product Managers and Principals frequently connect with end customers of our products. Our SDEs stay connected with customers and product teams. This allows our engineers to significantly influence product roadmap, contribute to PR/FAQs and create disproportionate impact through the tech they deliver. We offer Technology leaders an opportunity to transform the way Voice based shopping is done through their tech innovations.You will improve CX of Alexa Shopping, using machine learning models and build intelligence on high quality, diverse, scaled generation of utterances as an input.In order to proactively reduce defect rates, identify root cause and analyze them, take business decisions, test utterances, we need to be able to generate synthetic utterances that can mirror the distribution and accuracy of live utterances. You will build a synthetic utterance generation platform based on deterministic model based state-of-the-art machine learning and AI techniques to synthesize utterances and generate workflows to optimize Alexa Shopping customer experiences and build platform to deploy ML models at scale. The vision for this (these) service(s) is to be the single authoritative source of synthetic utterances across Alexa shopping Org.* Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design* Bachelor's degree in computer science related fields OR 1+ years equivalent experience in software development- Design and build innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment and help lead fundamental changes in the industry.* Create solutions to run predictions on distributed systems with exposure to cutting edge technologies at incredible scale and speed.* Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low cost, and easy to manage/use.* Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to develop, design, and bring to market innovative devices and service.* Contribute to business strategy and roadmap with bottoms up innovation.* A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 2+ years of Software Development experience.* Experience in an object oriented language such as Java, Python, Ruby, C++ , C# is a plus!* Possess an extremely sound understanding of basic areas of Computer Science such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Object Oriented Design, Databases .* Good understanding of AWS services such as EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, Lambda, API Gateway, ECR, ECS, Sagemaker etc.* Experience with distributed, multi-tiered systems, algorithms, and relational databases.* Knowledge on Machine learning is an added advantage.* Experience in optimization mathematics such as linear programming and nonlinear optimization* Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions* Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well

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