Are you interested in the power of voice controls with Alexa-powered devices such as the Echo, Echo Show, and Dot? Are you interested in new types of play on Alexa?
We believe that voice-based games have just scratched the surface in their power to unite players and create novel experiences for players. Join the Alexa Games team: we drive and develop game mechanics for customers, tools for game developers, and innovate new experiences for play on Alexa.
We're looking for teammates who are customer obsessed, think big and creatively, have a high degree of ownership, and innovate quickly. On our Alexa Games team, you'll have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience and help develop a new business.
Have fun and make history by developing unique and ground-breaking entertainment.
The Amazon Alexa Games team is seeking a Software Development Engineer to join a creative and fast paced group that is bringing world-class gaming experiences to Alexa. As a senior technical leader, you will help shape the future of creative experiences in Alexa and be on the cutting edge of a multitude of technical areas.
* You will help guide our team's technical strategies, vision, and architecture.
* You will solve a breadth of technical problems involving back-end services, Alexa skills, user interface development, AWS operations, streaming audio and video, development frameworks, and real-time analytics.
* You will design and build software that is highly available, performant, scalable, and extensible.
* You will work with other team members to investigate design approaches, evaluate new technology and technical feasibility.
* You will establish architectural principles, select design patterns and mentor team members on their appropriate application.
* You will team up with game designers and creative leads to build new gaming experiences and rapidly prototype new ideas.
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