• Machine Learning Eng Amazon AI

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 7 months ago(6/27/2018 10:36 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Machine Learning Engineer, Natural Language Processing (NLP) - Amazon AI

    Come and be part of the Amazon Artificial Intelligence (AI) team! AWS is building speech and language solutions to serve the needs of customers around the world. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history -- come join us!

    Amazon AI team is looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join our science and data engineering team in the area of speech and Natural Language Processing (NLP). In this role, you will be responsible for translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverables with the design, development, testing, and deployment of highly scalable distributed services. You will also partner with scientists and other engineers to help invent, implement, and connect sophisticated algorithms to our cloud based engines. Prior domain knowledge including AI, ML, NLP, and NLU is a preferred, though not required. However, strong motivation to learn ML, AI and NLU is critical for successful candidates. Candidates should also be very agile in developing flexible software with respect to scientific, experimentation methods and usage patterns. Additional responsibilities include:
    • Designing, developing and maintaining core system features, services and engines
    • Helping define product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product
    • Working with scientists and other engineers to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology, and evaluate technical feasibility

    Basic Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
    • Solid background in algorithms, data structures, and object-oriented programming
    • Basic understanding of machine learning fundamentals
    • Solid knowledge in Natural Language Processing
    • Strong programming skills in at least one object oriented programming language (Python, Java, Scala, C++, etc.)
    • Eager to learn new algorithms, new application areas and new tools.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Industry experience as a Machine Learning Engineer or related work experience (e.g., Software Engineer, Business Intelligence Engineer, Data Scientist) with a track record of manipulating, processing, and extracting insights from large datasets.
    • Knowledge of or experience in building production quality and large scale deployment of applications related to natural language processing and machine learning.
    • Basic understanding of Deep Learning
    • Experience with at least one of the modern distributed ML frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, MxNet
    • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
    • Experience with AWS technology stack
    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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