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Software Development Engineer I

Software Development Engineer I

Job ID 
557715
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
12/07/2017
Company 
AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

At Alexa Shopping we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their smart devices such as Android or Apple phones. Our services allow you to shop, no matter where you are or what you are doing, you can go from 'I want that' to 'that's on the way' in a matter of seconds. We are seeking the industry's best to help us create new ways to interact, search and shop. Join us and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday life.

The Alexa Shopping group is seeking talented and experienced engineers to design and develop Natural User Interface (NUI) shopping experiences and microservices in London. You'll have the freedom (and encouragement) to experiment, improve, invent, and innovate on behalf of our customers. You will interact with teams throughout Amazon and have an impact on our new services and the way shopping is done. You will have the satisfaction of being able to look back and say you were a key contributor to something special from its earliest stages.


Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor’s (or above) Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
* 1-3+ years professional experience in software development
* Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
* Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
* Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
* Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Objective C, or Java

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience building microservices
* iOS, Android, or other client development background a plus
* Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
* Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
* Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs