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Seattle, WA

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We are building a new team under Alexa Speech Organization. We own the end to end model building platform and services for Speech recognition, one of the three pillars of Alexa. As we scale Alexa to newer use-cases that has never been thought before, we need to continuously evolve our systems to enable us innovate faster on behalf of our scientist Organization. We are embarking on a journey to rapidly grow the capabilities of Speech recognition to make it one of the most competent solution in the industry, including enterprises and developer community. if you are entrepreneurial and interested in disruptive thinking and leadership, here is a unique opportunity to steer the direction for one of the core pillars of Alexa Speech.

The Amazon Alexa Speech team is looking for a Software Dev Engineers to help build the next generation Speech model building services to power the rapidly growing Alexa customer base. We handle millions of requests from our modeling services and we need to continuously evolve and make our systems much faster (build low latency, high through put systems). We are looking for a candidate with a passion for new products, build and manage large-scale services, enthusiasm for our mission, and a talent for managing building great products that are world class distributed systems and resilient systems. We're working hard, having fun, and making history.

The Software dev engineer requires working with Alexa Speech modeling/ domain teams and Alexa cloud teams for re-architecting and building the next generation Speech models. An opportunity to own technical solutions end to end, question status quo with focus on continuous accuracy improvement with continued impact to Alexa core businesses. This position involves leading tech team from design through delivery, working with Sr Engineers/ Principal Engineers from peer teams in Alexa Org.

Key Responsibilities:

* Define technical requirements for Speech model building services
* Own end to end design for Speech Model builder system. Identify opportunities for unification of model builders.
* Define metrics to measure success and catch failures. Insist on high standards to deliver quality results.
* Lead team members to investigate design, prototype and evaluate technical feasibility.
* Work in Agile/Kanban/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.
* Provide technical excellence and mentor team members.
* Collaborate effectively with peer teams and key partner services to deliver robust engineering product.
* Successfully guide the team to deliver results for Alexa.

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

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Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

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