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Offline jwlv

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Echo programming
« on: January 26, 2015, 09:57:43 am »
Amazon has not yet opened up public APIs for the Echo. But they are asking for input regarding the possibilities.
https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/devices/echo/?ref_=ods_ae_lp_dev

If you want to work for Amazon as a software developer for Echo, see this job listing:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/305622/

Job Description
Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on it. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. 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.

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
    3+ years experience building successful production software systems
    The successful candidate will possess strong OO design/development skills and have a proven track record for driving projects from concept to prototype and finally implementation
    Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)

Preferred Qualifications

    Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
    Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
    Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
    Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers

Amazon.com is an equal opportunity employer
« Last Edit: January 28, 2015, 05:17:58 am by jwlv »

Offline ac7ss

Re: Echo programming
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2015, 04:40:14 am »
API requests are being granted now.