Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Multinational Technology Company focusing on E-Commerce, Cloud Computing, Streaming, and AI
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Client Services
Job Number: 10749
Want to shape how Alexa responds when someone asks her to play music? Interested in building systems that allow Alexa to talk naturally about music? Amazon Music is looking for a software engineer with a strong interest in machine learning to expand Alexa’s conversational abilities, by working closely with a team of machine learning scientists in our downtown San Francisco office.
We are looking for a passionate and talented software engineer who has experience working with UX teams to build innovative applications that put customers first. You will have an opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of a conversational framework to make Alexa better at dialog interactions, while also diving deep to build initial working prototypes.
The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about Alexa and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills with design and product teams, machine learning scientists, and other SDEs are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance products requires exceptional technical expertise and a sound understanding of the fundamentals of computer science. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality frontend solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.
Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.
Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
· 3+ years of relevant engineering experience
· Experience with back-end distributed systems
· Knowledge of the Agile Development Methodology
· Deep hands-on technical expertise in service oriented architecture, preferably in live-streaming technologies
· Strong business and technical vision
· Ability to handle multiple contending priorities in an energizing environment
· A deep understanding of software development in a team, and experience shipping software on time
· Extraordinary customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts with optimal solutions
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