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Interested in working on challenging and ambiguous problems that involve Alexa, AI and Local Information? We are working on unsolved problems to take customer experience to the next level.
Key job responsibilities
As a part of the Alexa AI domain, you will be leading initiatives in the Local Information vertical as an SDE. You own the end to end solution from ingesting data to building indexes to developing geo-spatial search solutions which deliver the best customer experience to local search queries. You will be using ML based solutions, leveraging modern AWS services like EMR, Spark and SageMaker to solve complex problems that affect data quality and search relevance.
You will work with business partners, software development engineers and testers, UI/UX designers to design, implement, test, launch, document, and maintain complex software applications, tools, and systems. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product. You will learn a variety of cutting-edge technologies, development processes, and develop well-rounded skills such as leadership, and effective project management. You will also mentor junior software development engineers.
A day in the life
You will work with business partners, software development engineers and testers, UI/UX designers to design, implement, test, launch, document, and maintain complex software applications, tools, and systems. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.
About the team
Do you like Alexa? Do you have a passion for Voice Search? Do you love bleeding edge technology? Alexa AI is looking for exceptional software development engineers to work on enabling Alexa the voice controlled personal assistant behind Amazon Echo. The ability to search and find relevant businesses and points of interests (gas stations, airports, landmarks and local businesses like coffee-shops, malls, grocery stores) is paramount for Alexa customers both for in home and on the go devices. We are a Day1 team and seek to provide seamless local information experiences for customers with Alexa.
- 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.
- Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
- Experience in Search Domain.
- Interest in Machine Learning (ML), Big Data processing and Natural Language Processing (NLP).
- Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers.
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