Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud-based voice service that powers the Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show and more. Just ask Alexa for information, music, news, weather, and more. And now you can send a message, make a call, play announcements, or drop in on your closest friends & family via Alexa devices or the Alexa app!
It's still Day One for the Alexa Communications team - we have a lot to innovate and build to make communication through Alexa devices a magical experience. We're working hard, having fun, and making history; come join us! The Alexa communications team is working to become the most natural way for people to communicate, and the challenge ahead is significant. We're a high energy, fast growth business excited to have the opportunity to define the future of voice-controlled communications, make Alexa even more useful, and delight customers around the world.
We are seeking a Software Development Manager (SDM) to join the Voice user interface experiences team. This is a critical role to design and deliver software solutions in a complex space spanning global services, hundreds of devices, dozens of features, and both graphic and voice-based user interfaces.
This role requires working closely with business, product, engineering and NLU Science leaders within Alexa Communications and across Amazon to deliver ground breaking features. You will lead high visibility and high impact systems, collaborate with various teams across Amazon, and own regular communication with senior leadership. The successful candidate will be an expert in balancing the near-term demands of our business with long-term investment in frameworks and tooling, requiring backbone and strategic planning to opportunistically build toward the long-term while delivering results in the short term.
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