Software Development Engineer - Cambridge, MA Machine Learning and Speech - Echo

Job ID: 859070 | Amazon.com Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Interested in delivering Natural Language Understanding (NLU) engineering solutions for Alexa product by working closely with a team of NLU engineers and Machine Learning (ML) scientists? The Amazon Alexa team is a group of developers and scientists working on audio, speech and natural language solutions that revolutionize how customers interact with Amazon’s products and services. The team’s mission is to push the envelope in NLU space, in order to provide the best possible experience for our customers. Products such as Amazon Echo, Amazon Dash, and Fire TV are illustrative of the user-delighting spoken language solutions Amazon is building.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
· 5+ years of experience building successful production software systems
· Programming experience with at least one modern language.
· 3+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
· Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl
· Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
· Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs


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