Want to build Alexa experiences using capabilities that aren't even public yet? Want to influence the roadmap from an Alexa skill builder's perspective? Help mold the future of voice recognition, ambient computing, and cloud-based content/services.
In this role, you will be building Alexa skills working directly with the product team on capabilities to help push the boundaries on what Alexa can do for customers. If you have the right blend of passion, enthusiasm, customer advocacy, technical skills, curiosity and creativity, you may just be right for the Senior Software Development Engineer on the Alexa Skills Kit Team.
In this role, you'll be building Alexa Skills including UX and backend. You'll also be working with the Alexa Service teams to code review or add and modify the capabilities of the Alexa Service itself.
You must have hands-on development experience (preferably node / python) and a focus on great user experiences.
Your responsibilities will include building prototype and production skills and driving technical advancements where you find gaps in the customer or developer experience. In this role, you'll need to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges and map the intersection of partner needs and Amazon priorities. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer engagement and communication skills, be able to build skills on top of new and changing features, as well as have the technical background to fluently interact and provide guidance to software developers and architects.