Software Development Engineer - Alexa Smart Home at Amazon

Software Development Engineer - Alexa Smart Home Details

June 6, 2019, 7:51 a.m.
Software Development
Alexa Smart Home
Seattle, Washington
Core Components team The Smart Home
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; we are inventing the future. The Smart Home within Alexa is focused on making Alexa the user interface for the home. From the simplest voice commands (turn on the lights, turn down the heat) to use cases spanning home security, home entertainment, and home environment, we are evolving Alexa into an intelligent, indispensable service that automates daily routines, simplifies interaction with appliances and electronics, and alerts when something unusual is detected. The Smart Home Core Components team is responsible for developing the Smart Home Skill API, managing the smart device life cycle which includes setup, discovery, control and state. As an Engineer on the team, you will develop highly scalable services to manage billions of smart devices connected to Alexa through

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education · 4+ years professional experience in software development · Experience with 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 developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability · Development experience defining, developing and maintaining
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