The Alexa Smart Home team is focused on making Alexa the user interface for the home.
Customers love using Alexa to interact with their homes through natural commands and intuitive interfaces. We are evolving Alexa into an intelligent, indispensable companion that helps you get the most out of the technology in your home.
In this role, spanning device and cloud-side technologies, you will help shape and deliver a solution aimed at improving the reliability, quality, and diversity of Alexa-controlled devices like lights, thermostats, kitchen appliances, robots, etc.
The ideal teammate is passionate about Alexa and has a track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to teamwork, knowledge of IoT systems, strong CS fundamentals, experience developing new systems, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements.
As a senior leader on the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features and mentoring and advising teammates. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define product features, system design, and best practices for the team.
Other responsibilities include:
- Designing new systems
- Identifying technical trade-offs
- Leading development and maintenance of key system features
- Working with other team members to investigate design approaches
- Working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.