Alexa Shopping NLU team is looking for a passionate, results-oriented, inventive software developer to join our team in London.
You will be part of a team with strategic impact in the Alexa Shopping business, designing and implementing new software inventions and simplifications in the spoken language understanding domain.
You thrive in a fast-paced environment, understand the artificial intelligence space, and will help us delivering key features to keep delighting our customers.
As software developer in Amazon, you are expected to have technical ownership of you designs and services and influence good coding practices among your peers.
Responsibilities include design, code, review, test, fix, research, deploy and maintain services and code in Amazon cloud and production environments.
Successful candidates will be strong developers who can prioritize well, develop at the highest standards in the industry, deal with ambiguous and non explored problem domains, and have a consistent track record of delivery.
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon engineers :
Exhibits excellent judgment
Hires and develops great people
Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
Expects and requires innovation of her / his team
Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
Strong results orientation
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
2+ years professional experience in software development
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, 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.
Have experience with Machine Learning and / or DNN models.