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Evangelist, Alexa Voice Service

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

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Amazon recently announced that third party hardware makers can integrate the Alexa Voice Service (AVS), the brain behind Amazon Echo, into their products. Recently, AVS has expanded to customers in the UK and Germany. The AVS team is seeking a talented, self-directed technical evangelist to join an experienced and energetic organization that is responsible for driving the development and adoption of Alexa.

In this role, you’ll combine your passion and enthusiasm for developers with your unmatched creativity to generate grass-roots attention and support for Alexa among key industry opinion makers and technologists. You will have the opportunity to work with both independent makers and commercial device manufacturers.

You’re someone who can write code and prototype hardware with the best of them and can also be on stage guiding the broader industry towards a technology you believe in. You have immediate credibility with 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. Your responsibilities will include:

· Establishing yourself as an expert on Alexa and voice-powered experiences.
· Gaining industry recognition and credibility as a regular attendee, panelist and keynote speaker at technology conferences, trade shows and press events
· Delivering compelling presentations, product demos, sample solutions, and discussions to drive adoption of Alexa
· Training independent makers and commercial device manufacturers on integrating Alexa into their own products
· Identifying leads for potential partnerships with UK and Germany specific brands and services
· Collaborating with internal teams to define the product road map, market positioning, and developer program initiatives
· Creating screencasts, white papers and tutorials about voice technologies and industry developments
· Maintaining a strong and credible presence in social media channels relevant to developers

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Relevant experience in systems development, with a emphasis in consumer electronics or voice processing
· Experience with cloud computing concepts with an emphasis on Amazon Web Services
· Experience with embedded systems, hardware prototyping, development kits, System-on-Chips (SoC)
· Experience working with technology companies in the EU
· Public speaking experience to large audiences
· Experience using social media and writing blog posts
· Ability to travel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Established credibility and recognition in speaking engagements and technology publications
· The ability to work cooperatively with, and gain the respect of, software and hardware developers
· Knowledge of voice processing technologies
· Extensive industry contacts
· An advanced technical degree in a relevant field such as computer science or electrical engineering
· Superior oral and written communication skills
· Bi-lingual speaker (English and German)

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