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Applied Scientist - Alexa Engine

Applied Scientist - Alexa Engine

Job ID 
539576
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
5/22/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Machine Learning Science
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Job Description

Interested in making the ‘Alexa Everywhere’ vision come true? Help us make the multi-device interaction magical. We are building solutions that enable users to interact with multiple Alexa enabled devices seamlessly. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history. You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of a cutting edge product used every day by people you know. Come join our team!

We’re looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Applied Scientist to help build industry-leading intelligent offerings that customers love. Our mission is to apply Machine Learning and Deep Learning, in order to reduce users’ cognitive load, reduce friction in their day-to-day activities and ultimately, inspire our customers by enabling serendipitous discovery of experience.

You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in artificial intelligence. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of novel products and services that make use of speech and language technology.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Mathematics with specialization in natural language processing, or machine learning.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis, and in deploying machine learning / deep learning models in production.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in programming languages such as C/C++, Java, or Python

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in building speech recognition and natural language processing systems (e.g. commercial speech products or government speech projects).
  • Knowledge of current Deep Learning / Machine Learning toolkits
  • Solid Machine Learning and Deep Learning background, and familiar with standard speech and machine learning techniques.
  • Scientific thinking and the ability to invent, a track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field.
  • Solid software development experience.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.

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