Amazon Corporate LLC Sr. Software Development Engineer - Alexa Developer Education in Seattle, Washington
Alexa Developer Education's mission is to enable developers everywhere to invent the future with Alexa by making its AI, Natural Language, and Machine Learning features accessible to anyone, anywhere using state of the art technologies built on the science of human learning. We believe strongly that a practical knowledge of Alexa's features and technologies can be taught broadly, and is a key skill builders to learn in a world where customers can interact with AI-powered products via voice, video and other modalities only limited by their creators' imaginations. ADE is looking for a senior software development engineer excited about working with a team of experts in the science of human learning to invent and deliver new practical educational experiences that demystify Alexa product development, empower builders to deliver amazing Alexa products at scale, and even make money doing so. The ideal candidate is passionate about human learning and education, interested in Alexa, AI, and modern Learning Management platforms, is familiar with developing on AWS and has a track record of creating robust solutions that produce delightful customer experiences.As a developer at ADE, you will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development lifecycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment where learning new concepts quickly is a must.If you are passionate about democratizing Alexa's capabilities, thrive in a start-up environment, and have fun solving complex technical problems, we would like to talk to you! The team is small and focused today, and will grow over the coming year. You'll collaborate closely with learning research scientists, curriculum developers, product managers, and other SDE team members to help define the scope of the product, giving you plenty of opportunity to grow your skills, and play to your strengths.As a team, diversity, inclusion and equality are important to us. We seek diverse builders from all walks of life to join our team, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic, original, and best selves to work.Basic QualificationsBachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.Amazon 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.