Skip to main content

Software Development Engineer, Alexa Mobile Foundation Services

Job ID: 2642708 | Services LLC


We're focused on building the next generation of the Alexa Mobile App for mobile devices and are looking for talented developers. You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of a cutting edge mobile product used every day, by people you know. We are looking for passionate, hard working software engineers who have experience building innovative, mobile applications that customers love.

Key job responsibilities
Mobile application software development, design and prototyping
Architecture of front- and back-end scaling solutions
Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing Android and iOS mobile apps
Writing clean, maintainable code and performing peer code-reviews
Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility
Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules
Work closely with product and design teams to customize the Alexa experience on mobile devices
Analyze and optimize UI and back-end application code for efficiency and performance

About the team
We provide the foundational services for Alexa Mobile App and enable our partners to deliver features safely and gradually to our customers. Our core services span the functionality of Feature Gating, Experimentation, Authentication, Remote Configuration and Bootstrapping the app. We drive excellency and reliability of services in Alexa Mobile behind OPF endpoint through a governing mechanism of API review process. We provide the default landing experience for Deeplinks and ensure customers outside of the app ecosystem have a good journey into the app.


- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming language


- 3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.