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Sr Solutions Architect, Alexa Hackathons

Sr Solutions Architect, Alexa Hackathons

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Job Description

Are you interested in traveling to work hands on with developers around the US? Around the world? Are you passionate about the intersection of a Voice Driven User Experience, cloud computing, and the Internet-of-Things (IoT)?

The Alexa team is looking for a Solutions Architect that’s self-directed and deeply technical community leader to run hack-a-thons and workshops for the Alexa platform. This role will be on the forefront of a new ecosystem - in an area that represents an evolution in how people interact with services and devices. We are looking for a candidate with a passion for new products and the Internet of Things, enthusiasm for our mission to build voice-first experiences, connections into the IoT developer community, experience facilitating developer group events, and a talent for creating innovative technical solutions.

At Amazon, customer obsession is in our DNA. The successful candidate will become a trusted advisor to our customers and will work directly with developers and the Alexa platform teams.

  • Travel frequently to work with developers directly
  • Help developer customers experiment with Alexa and voice powered user experiences.
  • Work with customers to help them publish the Alexa skills they begin during hack-a-thons and workshops.
  • Develop technical content, such as white papers and code template, that can be used by our customers to assist them in deploying Alexa Skills
  • Assess Alex and IoT related knowledge across AWS sales and solutions architecture teams and develop plans to address gaps
  • Represent Alexa at trade events by delivering presentations, hack-a-thons and workshops

**We are open to considering candidates working remotely in one of the following locations: San Francisco Bay Area, CA; Denver, CO; Austin/Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Boston MA

Basic Qualifications

  • Five or more years of experience in the design and implementation of complex IoT applications or services
  • Understanding of RESTful architectures and data design patterns
  • An understanding of the cloud computing model as it relates to IoT
  • A technical undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering or related discipline
  • 3+ years experience with Node.JS+ Javascript

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with IoT devices and protocols
  • Event-based applications using publish/subscribe style of communication to signal events/situations and receive notifications
  • An advanced degree in computer science, ML/AI, engineering or related discipline
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results
  • Experience in a customer-facing, sales-aligned role such as consultant, solutions engineer or solutions architect
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services

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