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Software Development Engineer

Seattle, WA 98104
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Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on the engine behind it - Alexa. We€™re building a new Platform behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. The Platform will deliver production-quality user experiences on the technologies our customers interact with (e.g., web, mobile, device). We€™re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

About you:
You're a seasoned engineer looking for a career where you'll be able to innovate, to deliver, and to influence. You are passionate about start-up opportunities, where you succeed by fearlessly testing new ideas and rapidly iterating on technical solutions. You have a demonstrable track record of success delivering high quality UX designs and products at scale. You are a coding ninja with strong front-end skills, in-depth knowledge of web protocols (HTTP/XML/REST) and implementing UI on top of distributed system architectures based on SOA. You are a team guru who leads and mentors€™ junior engineers and consults product owners.

About us together:
We will work together build end-to-end solutions including scalable services, fault tolerant components, data pipelines, large scale data structures and indexes, and data visualizations. The team is seeking an experienced full-stack engineer, who will own web technology stacks and develop applications to be used by tens of thousands users. To be successful in this role, you will need to have a passion for application development, have a strong taste and desire for web design and development, and a drive for execution.

In this role, you will:
· Develop scalable applications with rich user experiences for tens of thousands users
· Work with leaders, planners and product managers to design new features and improve user experience
· Own development stack of applications and strive to use new technology packages
· Improve design and performance of web application portals
· You will have ownership over a stack of development technologies that are positioned for rapid application development with huge impact on Amazon customers and stakeholders.


· Bachelor€™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
· 3+ years of relevant front-end engineering experience
· Knowledge of front-end technologies and frameworks like React, Redux, Ember or Angular and RESTful web services


· Ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
· Sharp analytical abilities, design skills, excellent communication skills
· Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as JavaScript, Java, C++, C, Ruby, Python, or PHP
· Experience building JavaScript/CSS Frameworks or shared component libraries used in large scale production websites
· Advanced CS Degree
· Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) desirable.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer €“ Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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