Alexa is Amazon's voice service and the brain behind millions of devices, including Amazon Echo. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. The Alexa Skills team makes it possible for partners, brands, and developers to create skills, and for customers to discover, engage with, and enjoy tens of thousands of skills from companies such as Starbucks and Capital One as well as individual designers and developers.
Alexa Blueprints is a capability of Alexa that enables anybody (consumers, organizations and businesses) to create Alexa skills without writing code.
As a member of the Alexa Blueprints 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 has a demonstrable track record of success in developing new features and products. A commitment to team work and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolutely necessary. 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.
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