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Sr. Machine Learning Scientist, Amazon Alexa

Sr. Machine Learning Scientist, Amazon Alexa

Job ID 
554281
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
7/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Machine Learning Science
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Alexa is the groundbreaking cloud-based intelligent agent that powers Echo and other devices designed around your voice. Our team is creating the science and technology behind Alexa. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history. Come join our team! 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.

We’re looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Senior Machine Learning Scientist to help build industry-leading technologies that customers love. Our mission is to push the envelope in Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Computer Vision (CV).


As a Senior Machine Learning Scientist, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques with new initiatives. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in ML. You will mentor junior scientists in a fast paced team environment, and your work will directly impact our customers in the form of novel products and services that make use of our Alexa technology.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, or related field
  • At least 5 years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques, scientific thinking, and the ability to invent
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl or Python

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD with specialization in natural language processing or machine learning
  • Strong publication record ‘
  • Strong software development skills
  • Experience working effectively with science, data processing, and software engineering teams
  • Track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

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