Knowledge Engineer - Amazon Alexa - Enterprise Knowledge Skills
Santa Barbara, CA 
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"Alexa, who's the on-call doctor in the ICU tonight?"

"Alexa, what aisle is the cereal in?"

Do you want to help simplify how people retrieve information in offices, organizations, and stores? On the Alexa Enterprise Knowledge Skills team, you'll do just that.

You'll have the unique and high-visibility opportunity to help build tools that enable third-party developers to create self-service knowledge graphs on their private, enterprise data and enable employees and customers to have flexible, natural-language Q&A on that data through Alexa.
You'll work on all aspects of the product, and build tools on top of the most comprehensive knowledge graph-based Q&A system in the world. You'll gain insight into the inner workings of AWS, the Alexa Skills Kit, and other Amazon systems.

Impact you'll have:
* Co-develop a new Alexa capability that helps employees and customers talk to enterprise data using natural language
* Have your code used daily by a high-volume of diverse Alexa and AWS customers (e.g. knowledge workers, medical professionals, business executives)
* Help grow a team significantly over the next 1-2 years


What you'll do:
* Work on a high-visibility, high-growth project within Alexa
* Identify new opportunities to fill gaps in the use-cases Alexa addresses
* Help build new capabilities for third-party developers to use
* Expand Alexa's ability to understand and answer natural-language questions
* Closely monitor specific KPIs and drive improvements in Alexa's answering capabilities
* Partner with software developers, product managers, and business leaders to enhance Alexa's key functions
* Develop and manage complex data pipelines
* Have the opportunity to drive new customer experiences, all the way from ideation to launch
* Gain deep familiarity with Alexa's technical underpinnings
* Influence our technical roadmap and feature priorities


Who you'll work with:
* A motivated, ambitious team of top-performing product managers and software developers
* Software developers across many Alexa teams, including Alexa's core understanding and answering
* Senior personnel across AlexaBasic Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree
* Experience working on simultaneous projects with cross-functional teamsAdvertisement
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Open
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