Voice-forward assistants are one of today's most groundbreaking technologies, changing the way people listen to music, manage their time, find information, and more. At Amazon Alexa, the industry-leading intelligent assistant that powers devices such as Echo and FireTV, we're looking for highly motivated and capable people to help us solve complex problems, shape the future of this space, and propel Alexa to new heights.
Help make Alexa smarter by joining our Knowledge Engineering team in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. We're focused on expanding Alexa's knowledge base, improving her understanding and answering capabilities, and creating delightful voice and multimedia experiences for Alexa customers.
As a member of the Sports Category, you'll be responsible for improving the Alexa Sports experience. That means owning Alexa's coverage of major global sporting events, enabling experiences like video highlights, and handling challenges like deciding how to provide personalized answers to customers based on their favorite sports and teams.
In this role, you will: * Have end-to-end ownership of the Alexa Sports experience * Work with Business Development to source the highest quality sports data and multi-media content * Develop complex data pipelines to ingest data, structure the Alexa Sports ontology, and craft the answers that customers receive * Expand Alexa's ability to understand and answer sports questions for customers worldwide * Leverage a strong interest in and knowledge of sports to innovate and create experiences that delight customers, from casual to diehard fans * Closely monitor specific KPIs and drive improvements in Alexa's ability to correctly answer sports questions * Partner with software developers and business leaders to enhance Alexa worldwide
Basic Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in related field * Experience working on simultaneous projects with cross-functional teams * Experience with analytical problem solving Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age