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Software Development Engineer - Alexa Smart Home

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are:

Alexa is the ground-breaking voice service from Amazon that is re-inventing the Smart Home. Alexa enables control of the entire home with your voice, the simplest and most natural form of communication. The Alexa Smart Home mobile and website experiences are essential companions for Amazon Echo devices. Together, they form the platform that allows customers to interact directly with the connected home, controlling lighting and temperature today and enabling home automation experiences that customers have never dreamed of before.

Alexa Smart Home is an organization of full-stack engineers committed to bringing the next generation of Alexa Smart Home experiences to Amazon customers. We have deep expertise across the stack, from front-end to backend, iOS, and Android. We are data-driven and focus on making the smart home simpler and more convenient for people who use Alexa every day. We are growing rapidly in Arlington and looking for talented software engineers.

Who You Are:

Designing public APIs to handle millions of IoT devices.

Expert in coding languages Java and Python.

Building solutions for home networks, IoT device and cloud systems, or home/industrial control systems.

Expert in systems that leverage machine learning.

You are a software engineer passionate about the vision for Alexa

You set the standard for quality, performance, and reliability in your team and organization

You are a teammate, looking to have fun while making history

  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills.
  • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Experience building large scale web services

By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.

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, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us .

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Arlington , Software Development Engineer - Alexa Smart Home, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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