Amazon Corporate LLC Sr. Software Development Engineer - Alexa Domains in Seattle, Washington

Sr. Software Development Engineer - Alexa Domains Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 758826 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Software Development Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionJob Description Alexa focuses on bringing delightful, voice-activated experiences to Amazon customers. As part of the Alexa team, you have the opportunity to work on a product that can fundamentally improve customer's lives in incredibly powerful ways across a multitude of devices. And, as part of a new domain, you also have the opportunity to shape how customers use voice in their everyday lives. The Alexa team is looking for a senior software development engineer to deliver on its vision for delivering voice-first experiences to customers. As part of our start-up team, you will solve technical challenges across a wide range of disciplines to deliver our product roadmap. You will build new services and experiences from ground up, leading the design, architecture, and implementation of new Alexa features used daily by customers. A successful candidate will be self-motivated and customer-focused with a good instinct for developing software services that scale. The person should have a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. He/she should be comfortable with taking an iterative approach to building software, which requires experimenting, understanding results, and making rapid iterations to consistently improve the customer experience. He/she must be a focused, thoughtful leader among their peers who works effectively with external and internal partners. Lastly, he/she must have a passion for Alexa and desire to bring to life her endless possibilities for customers of all ages. Basic Qualifications Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent 7+ years of experience building successful production software systems Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability Experience with a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python, JavaScript) and open-source technologies (Linux, Spring, JQuery, etc.) Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interface Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of software engineering best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations Experience communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices Experience developing an Alexa experience or knowledge of Alexa is a plus Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation