Sr. Solutions Architect, Smart Home

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 1 week ago

Amazon a place where builders can build. We hire the world's brightest minds and offer them an environment in which they can invent and innovate to improve the experience for our customers.

We want associates, who will help share and shape our mission to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Amazon's evolution from web site, to e-commerce partner, to development platform, is driven by the spirit of invention that's part of our DNA. We do this daily by solving complex technical and business problems with ingenuity and simplicity.

We're making history, and the good news is that we've only just begun. Every day is Day-One at Amazon!

We are seeking a Solutions Architect to join the Alexa Skills Smart Home team, focused on the Alexa Video Skills Kit. Running with the spirit and energy of a start-up, this group is focused on working with some of the top-tier companies & developers to help develop incredible experiences that will wow customers using the Alexa platform worldwide.

In this role, you will wear many hats, including technical advisor, software developer, and evangelist. You must possess a unique combination of deep technical skills and business acumen, as well as a do-whatever-it-takes attitude to ensure our partners are able to take full advantage of Alexa skills that deliver delightful end user experience.

Ideally, you have a calling and natural desire to guide the broader industry towards the latest technologies -- you can establish immediate credibility with technologists and developers at all levels, from students to CIOs. You love to share your passion with others and exhibit good judgment in selecting strategic opportunities to do so.

You don't just want to be part of an industry movement; you want to be out front leading it. If this sounds like you, we'd like to speak with you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage with partners' developers, architects and project managers to facilitate the creation of industry leading experiences thru Alexa Smart Home skills

  • Provide technical consultation and thought leadership with strategic development partners

  • Actively identify opportunities to deliver experiences that demonstrate what is (or could be) possible on Alexa-enabled devices

  • Deliver persuasive, data-driven feedback to internal product teams and senior decision makers that influences both developer and customer experience

  • Troubleshoot and document complex technical issues, and author sample resources that bootstrap developers in building Alexa Smart home skills

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