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Software Engineer - Alexa At Amazon.com

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Job Description

Alexa is the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking Amazon device designed around your voice. We believe voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains and are looking for people that will help us shape the future of Alexa.

The Role:
We are looking for a Software Development Engineer to help define and implement features that will drive customer engagement for Alexa Timers. As a Software Development Engineer in the team, you will define software architecture to support this vision and guide a team of developers to implement it with you. You will work closely with your product and development counterparts to make sure we incorporate customer input into our new service and define requirements to meet technical options. In addition, you will coordinate software development across multiple teams, ensuring our service and other Amazon services are designed to work in conjunction. You will have a unique opportunity to define our system, architecture and product, turning a vision into a live product.

We are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Engineers who have experience building and maintaining innovative, mission critical, high volume applications. You will have an opportunity to make a critical impact on the design and architecture of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for the architecture of software solutions, determining current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, selection of new concepts and methodology, and development of core systems/components.
  • Lead coding and software development of a complex, cross-functional, customer facing program.
  • Design and implement system architecture and underlying components. Establish design principles, select design patterns, and instill best practices for software development across multiple teams
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Work effectively with team members to gain consensus on technical decisions and execute them. We have a big task and collaboration with other development engineers is key for success.
  • Ensure that appropriate software engineering practices are employed to deliver high quality results.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum software development practices and principles
  • Experience with Java and one or two modern programming languages such as: JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C or Python
  • Experience building, scaling and maintaining high volume systems

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MS/PhD degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience working in the end-to-end stack (UI, platforms, databases, distributed systems)
  • Excellent debugging and system analysis skills
  • Develops long-term technical strategies and influences leadership decisions
  • Experience mentoring teammates to maintain architectural vision and software quality