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Amazon Corporate LLC Software Develoment Engineer (US EST Remote), Alexa Routines in Seattle, Washington

Job summaryAre you passionate about Smart Home, Internet-of-Things, Automation and natural voice interfaces? Are you a customer-obsessed and interested in helping us build new, innovative Alexa experiences? If so, the Alexa Routines team is looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to join us building the future of personalized ambient automation.This virtual role will be located in the Eastern or Central Time Zones to optimize for team core working hours. Occasional travel (1-2 times a Quarter) to our new headquarters in Northern Virginia is also expected for team building.Key job responsibilitiesAlexa is seeking an experienced Software Development Engineer to deliver new and exciting customer features. In this role you will have the opportunity to think big, work with a team of talented engineers, and build new features and services from scratch.The ideal candidate is passionate about Alexa and improving the lives of customers through great technology. You have a track record of successfully delivering new and technically challenging products. You are entrepreneurial, comfortable operating with ambiguity and willing to develop quick proof of concepts. You are excited about creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance products with your sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building distributed systems. You have experience collaborating with other talented engineers to bring great ideas to life.By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us!A day in the lifeYou will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define product features, drive the system architecture, and evangelize best practices that enable a quality product and operational excellence. You will be responsible for building powerful and flexible routines and increasing the number of triggers and actions. You will also be responsible to streamline the UX to help customers leverage Routines to simplify their lives.About the teamAlexa Routines make it easy for customers to create a customized experience on Alexa, increasing the power of their interactions with Alexa devices. Routines follow triggers-and-actions model that allow customers to create a rule (aka Routines), via Alexa mobile application, which is executed when the trigger condition is satisfied. For example, at 6AM every morning or when you say "good morning", users could setup a routine to turn off their bedroom night lights, turn on their coffee maker and read news headlines. The possibilities are numerous in this space and we are constantly innovating to create a pleasing customer experience.1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.2+ years of non-internship professional software development experienceProgramming experience with at least one software programming language.2+ experience designing and developing full-stack customer facing applicationsDevelopment experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfacesExperience building frameworks for creating applications on various platformsExperience communicating with other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, and produce technical designsDemonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practicesExperience with full-native, hybrid, and pure-web mobile app development.Experience working with modern cloud tools / services such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etcBy submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If yo