Software Development Engineer - Alexa, Alexa eXperience Data

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Bellevue, WA

Desciption

Job summary

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

The Alexa eXperience Data (AXD) is redefining itself to focus on the manufacturing the delivery of data products focused on driving customer experience (CX) insights.

These insights serve as inputs into the P&L, helps the organization understand accuracy of our AI algorithms, and users propensity to spend additional dollars based on their interactions.

The 3 year vision for this team is become a producer of comprehensive and complete Alexa specific customer interactions. Product Managers, Business Intelligence Engineers, Data Engineers, and Project Managers can then use it to understand how their features are being consumed. For example, How many users who have linked music account spend speaking to Alexa?, How many people ask for weather versus the news?

We are truly leading the way to disrupt the data warehouse industry. We are accomplishing this vision by leveraging relational database technologies like Redshift along with emerging Big Data technologies like Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) to build a data platform capable of scaling with the ever-increasing volume of data produced by AWS services. The successful candidate will can shape and build data lake and supporting data products for years to come.

Basic Qualifications

  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development
  • Experience designing and implementing highly scalable web services ·
  • Experience building highly available (24x7) distributed systems ·
  • Experience with Big Data technology like Apache Hadoop, NoSQL, etc.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Preffered Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in computer science, business, mathematics, statistics, economics, or other quantitative field
  • Both technically deep and business savvy enough to interface with all levels and disciplines within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects across functional teams, including engineering, IT, product management, marketing, finance, and operations
  • Knowledge of Advanced SQL and a programming language
  • Experience with data visualization using Tableau or similar tools
  • Experience with large-scale data warehousing and analytics projects, including using AWS technologies – Redshift, S3, EC2, Data-pipeline and other big data technologies
  • Proven track record of successful communication of analytical outcomes through written communication, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Experience in building services

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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