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Applied Scientist

Job ID 
536511
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/12/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Machine Learning Science
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Want to teach machines to search for needles in a haystack? Ever wonder how you can keep the world’s largest selection also the world’s safest and legally compliant selection? Then come join a team with the charter to monitor and classify the billions of items in the Amazon catalog to ensure compliance with various legal regulations. The Selection Classification team is looking for outstanding Computer Vision Engineers to build technology to automatically monitor the billions of products on the Amazon platform. We tackle complex problems in computer vision, image recognition, deep learning, and large-scale distributed systems.

As a Computer Vision Engineer in Selection Classification you will:
  • Design, implement, and deploy full-stack computer vision solutions for millions of Amazon customers.
  • Investigate and solve exciting and difficult challenges in image recognition, classification, augmented reality and deep learning.
  • Research and develop scalable computer vision and machine learning solutions to hard problems.
  • Use the latest advances in neural networks and machine learning to bring new experiences for our customers.

You are going to love this job because you will:
  • Be immersed in a "critical mass” of innovative and top caliber computer vision experts in a collegial and fun environment.
  • Work on incredibly hard problems in computer vision that are of value in the real world.
  • Create world-class computer vision products.
  • Build on Amazon’s tools and vast technical resources.
  • Work in a dynamic team that provides continuous opportunities for learning and growth.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, or a Master's degree with equivalent industry experience.
  • A minimum of 6 or 7 years of experience in computer vision or image processing.
  • Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals or a proven track record of industry innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art.
  • At least 3 years of experience in C++, C# or Java.
  • Proficiency in MATLAB or Python.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Track record of successful projects in algorithm design and product development.
  • Deep learning, machine learning, information retrieval, or data mining experience.
  • Experience deploying solutions to AWS or cloud services a plus.
  • Specific computer vision skills in object detection, recognition, 3D computer vision, and/or tracking.
  • Familiarity with vision systems on mobile devices.
  • Excellent communication skills, solid work ethic, and a strong desire to write production-quality code.

Basic Qualifications


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, or a Master's degree with equivalent industry experience.
  • A minimum of 6 or 7 years of experience in computer vision or image processing.
  • Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals or a proven track record of industry innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art.
  • At least 3 years of experience in C++, C# or Java.
  • Proficiency in MATLAB or Python.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Track record of successful projects in algorithm design and product development.
  • Deep learning, machine learning, information retrieval, or data mining experience.
  • Experience deploying solutions to AWS or cloud services a plus.
  • Specific computer vision skills in object detection, recognition, 3D computer vision, and/or tracking.
  • Familiarity with vision systems on mobile devices.
  • Excellent communication skills, solid work ethic, and a strong desire to write production-quality code.