Software Development Engineer, Alexa Machine Learning

Amazon.com, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA
Interested in Machine Learning? How about Amazon Echo, Speech and Language Understanding? Or Ontologies and Knowledge Graphs? We're building the Alexa machine learning platform that brings customers an even smarter Alexa on Echo, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and a growing number of partner devices from the likes of GE, Ford, Logitech, and ecobee. We're working hard, having fun, and making history! Come join us!

As a senior engineer, you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy, helping define features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead best practices that enable a quality product. You will work across teams and disciplines including product managers, language engineers, and data scientists.

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.