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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

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Amazon Chennai (Dev Ctr - IN)
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Job Description

Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on it. We’re building the speech and language solutions for Communications behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

As a Software Development Engineer, you will contribute in designing and developing frameworks and tools that will help validate new features across devices and platforms.

We are growing this new team and are looking for talented engineers. As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years experience building production software systems
  • Possess OO design/development skills and have a proven track record for driving projects from concept to prototype and finally implementation
  • Experience with the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
  • Experience in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
  • Development experience with communications products (e.g. IP messaging, voice , and video)
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality