Software Development Engineer, Alexa Auto

  • Amazon,
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • 1 hour ago
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Job Description


Job summary
Do you have a passion for Automotive? Do you want to challenge the status quo of the in-car experience? Do you want to take on very ambiguous problems? If you answered yes to these questions, we have a dream job for you.

Key job responsibilities
  • Build end-to-end customer experiences that brings intelligent, personalized voice-first experiences into the vehicle
  • Incorporate best practices, produce secure, testable, maintainable, and extensible code and perform peer code review
  • Work with product management, UX and cross-functional teams to build and ship technical solutions for the best customer experiences
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software
  • Participate in the hiring process as well as mentor others - improving their skills, their knowledge of your software, and their ability to get things done.

A day in the life
As a software development engineer,
  • You will design, implementation, and delivery of software in ambiguous and complex problem spaces.
  • You will be working with an assorted set of stakeholders across organization such as product and program management teams and UX teams.
  • You will influence the technology decisions that will drive future products and features that directly affect our growth in this critical space.

About the team
Alexa Auto's vision is to bring the Alexa experience into the car, so you can take her with you on the go. Voice technology shines in environments where you're occupied with other tasks. That's a big reason why Alexa has become so popular in places like the kitchen or living room, and why we see the opportunity in automotive as big as the smart home. With Alexa in the car, customers can use their voice to play music, control in-cabin comfort features like AC/heater, control smart home devices from the car, and access tens of thousands of skills built by third-party developers - all while keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.


  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to drive innovation and passionate about learning new technologies
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team

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Company Information

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one. Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world. Our mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Our actions, goals, projects, programs, and inventions begin and end with the customer top of mind. You'll also hear us say that at Amazon, it's always "Day 1." What do we mean? That our approach remains the same as it was on Amazon's very first day - to make smart, fast decisions, stay nimble, invent, and focus on delighting our customers.

Dice Id : amazon15
Position Id : 1950701
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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