Alexa is the groundbreaking cloud-based intelligent agent that powers Echo and other devices designed around your voice. Alexa Orchestration is situated at the center of all Alexa customer experiences, whether they are traditional customer-initiated speech interactions, or the growing set of Alexa-initiated proactive scenarios such as Routines and Notifications. We connect devices, skills and AI, and orchestrate customer experiences spanning across multiple devices, skills, tasks, users and agents.

We are looking for a talented engineers to build the next generation architecture for the core Orchestration Planning system and enable new dimensions of customer experiences on Alexa. You will work with the engineering team which shapes core of Alexa engine, and builds capabilities that plays a major role in the evolution of Alexa. Your time with us will be impactful, and your vision, creativeness and engineering output adopted by teams across Amazon and beyond.

As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
• At least 8+ years work experience
• Expertise in Java, C++, or a similar modern programming language
• Solid experience in data structures and algorithms
• Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience
• Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills
• Experience building embedded systems
• Practical experience implementing Machine Learning systems
• Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
• Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
• Graduate degree

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