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Sr. Solutions Architect, Smart Home

Amazon.com Services LLC

Location : Seattle, WA

Headquarters : United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Architect

Experience : Senior Level

Amazon.com Services LLC
Seattle, WA
Full-time
Experience & Skills
SaaS
Relationship management
Job details
Job Type
Full-time
  • 3+ years of design, implementation, or consulting experience in applications or infrastructures
  • 8+ years within specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data & analytics)
Job summary
  • 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 Sr. Solutions Architect to join the Alexa Smart Home skills team. Run with the spirit and energy of a start-up, this group is focused on working with some of the top-tier companies & developers in the Smart Home domain to help develop incredible experiences that will wow customers using the Alexa platform on a variety of Amazon products. 
  • 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’s skills and are delivering a delightful end user experience.
  • Ideally, you’re someone who can write code with the best of them, but also wants to help guide the broader industry towards a technology you believe in. You have 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 job responsibilities
  • Engage with partners’ developers, architects and project managers to facilitate the creation of industry leading voice experiences thru Alexa.
  • Provide technical consultation to strategic development partners.
  • Actively identify opportunities to deliver experiences that demonstrate what is possible on Amazon devices and services.
  • Develop unique, compelling and exciting presentations and demonstrations of new Amazon technologies.
  • Deliver persuasive, passionate, high impact, high quality presentations to senior decision makers.
  • Document best practices and create development resources that can be used by other developers.
A day in the life
  • In this role, you will be the face of Alexa Smart Home to our partners, with a large share of your time working closely with partners as they create new, compelling Smart Home products and experiences with Alexa. You will also work with Amazon business development, product, and engineering teams to define product and technology solutions for partners that can deliver results for customers and the business.
About the team
  • Our mission is to create an ambient, intelligent home powered by Alexa through third party partnerships. We have a team culture of customer obsession, partner obsession, and innovation and we drive cross-functional collaboration across a range of stakeholder teams to create new customer experiences for Alexa in the home.
  • 8+ years of IoT, mobile and/or SaaS experience in technical role.
  • A technical undergraduate degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or related discipline.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences at the C level.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results.
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills; the ability to analyze problems and develop actionable and appropriate tactical plans quickly.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organization.
  • Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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