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Senior Machine Learning Scientist, Amazon Alexa

Senior Machine Learning Scientist, Amazon Alexa

Job ID 
599247
Location 
US-PA-Pittsburgh
Posted Date 
11/30/2017
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Machine Learning Science
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Job Description

Alexa is the groundbreaking cloud-based voice service 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 scientist to help build industry-leading conversational technologies that customers love. Our mission is to push the envelope in Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Dialog Management, Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers. As a Senior Applied Scientist, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to augment and enhance voice centric intelligent systems. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in artificial intelligence. You will collaborate with other scientists and work in a fast-paced team environment. 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

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.
  • 10+ years of related work experience OR a PhD and 7+ years of related work experience.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as C/C++, Python, Java or Perl.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in building speech recognition and natural language processing systems (e.g., commercial speech products or government speech projects).
  • Solid Machine 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.

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation