Software Development Engineer, Alexa Health

Amazon.com Services LLC Bellevue, WA

About the Job

Job summary
Do you want to drive innovation in the healthcare space and make a positive difference in people's lives?

Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service available on more than 100 million devices. The Alexa Health & Wellness team is developing innovative solutions to make Alexa a trusted health assistant for millions of customers. As a software engineer on our team, you will drive improvements to our technology, collaborating with sharp engineers and highly-engaged users to ship code continuously. We have many challenges in many domains ranging from highly-scalable distributed backend systems, to complex optimization problems and voice user interface design. So if you love building world-class software of any type, most likely we have a place for you. We are truly an agile shop: we work closely with customers, deliver features with high frequency, can pivot on a dime when needed, and are passionate about test coverage, refactoring and paying off technical debt. We are looking for software development leaders who share our vision for continuously improving the customer experience, who are motivated by challenging problems in distributed systems, algorithms and who love writing great code.


Key job responsibilities
As a software engineer on the team:
· You will solve a breadth of technical problems involving back-end software engineering and voice user interface development
· You will build software that is highly available, performant, scalable, and extensible
· You will own the software development process end to end and be responsible for design, implementation, testing, QA and operations
· You will build new user experiences together with the customer experience team

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· Bachelor's degree in computer science related fields OR 1+ years equivalent experience in software development
· 1+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience designing internet-scale public APIs.
· Experience defining and championing best practices across a software team.
· Experience developing Alexa skills
· Experience building consumer-facing software in the healthcare field

By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.



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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.