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Software Development Engineer: Alexa Music Experience, Alexa Music Multimodal Experience Team

Location
Canada
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Job summary
Want to transform the way people enjoy music on Alexa Devices? Come join the team that made Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM, Live Radio, Audible books, Kindle books, Podcasts, and more available to Alexa customers.

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, and talented software engineer who have experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications that customers love. You will be part of a team who directly impact the design, architecture, and implementation of Alexa features that are used every day by people you know. We own and innovate on the Alexa Audio experience on Multimodal devices (those with display's)

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about user experience, music ( :) ) and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leading development and maintenance of key system features
  • Working with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility.
  • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, thrive on seeing your work delivered, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

Alexa Entertainment team owns the software pieces that power the Media experience on Alexa devices (Music, Radio, Podcasts, Audible, eBooks and lot more in the future)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

  • 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.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education.
  • 4+ years experience building successful production software systems
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs.
  • Experience designing and developing software services for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Programming experience in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • 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
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Experience with developing, releasing and maintaining a large scale services or applications
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Software and Programming