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Machine Learning Scientist

Machine Learning Scientist

Job ID 
566628
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/9/2017
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Machine Learning Science
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Job Description


Amazon is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Scientist with a strong machine learning background to help build industry-leading Speech and Language technology. Our mission is to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Deep Learning (DL), in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.
As a Machine Learning Scientist, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in spoken language understanding.


Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Mathematics with specialization in speech recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning.
  • Familiar with programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl or Python.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques for algorithmic development and statistical modeling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in building speech recognition and natural language understanding/processing systems
  • Solid Machine Learning background and familiar with standard speech and machine learning techniques
  • Experience with distributed systems for training deep neural networks
  • 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
  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Python on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Proficiency in cuda
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