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Technical Evangelist, Alexa Events (m/f)

Technical Evangelist, Alexa Events (m/f)

Amazon Deutschland Services GmbH
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Job Description

Are you interested in traveling to work hands on with developers all around Europe? 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.

Customer obsession is in our Alexa team 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 (at least 60% travel)
  • 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 Alexa and IoT related knowledge across Alexa sales and solutions architecture teams and develop plans to address gaps
  • Represent Alexa at trade events by delivering presentations, hack-a-thons and workshops

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • Fluent German writer & speaker
  • 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
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results
  • An understanding of the cloud computing model as it relates to IoT

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

  • Experience with IoT devices and protocols
  • Node.JS+ Javascript or Python
  • Event-based applications using publish/subscribe style of communication to signal events/situations and receive notifications
  • An advanced degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or related discipline
  • Experience in a customer-facing, sales-aligned role such as consultant, solutions engineer or solutions architect
  • Nice to have but not required: Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) programming - primarily using Paho MQTT client programming libraries (C/C++, Java, Javascript, Python, etc.)

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