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Software Development Engineer, Alexa AI

Job ID: 1996608 | Amazon.com Services LLC

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Job summary
Come join the team making Alexa smarter every day! We are looking for a passionate Software Development Engineer who has experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications that customers love. Alexa AI Knowledge is building services which answer the questions customers ask every day.

A day in the life
You’re the ideal candidate if you are passionate about Alexa and making people's lives better. You have a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. You take a pragmatic and iterative approach to building software: you have an ability to simplify and get things done, analyze customer feedback and focus on the most impactful and successful ideas customers need, fail fast, and work effectively with external and internal teams. You have great judgment and passion for building a great customer experience.

About the hiring group
Alexa AI Knowledge is responsible for answering all information-related questions for customers as well as building delightful customer experiences around them.

Job responsibilities
You will join a team of talented engineers and scientists who make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of Alexa features that are used every day by people you know. You should have a commitment to working with a diverse team as well as strong communication skills. Our team values contributions from members with a variety of technical backgrounds and experiences. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are technical and innovative, and relish the opportunity to delight customers with pioneering solutions, we want to talk to you.




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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C, Python, Ruby, C#).
  • NLP or NLU experience
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Sharp analytical abilities and design skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices



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.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.