Job DescriptionCome join the team behind Alexa, building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. You can help us invent the future. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, driving the system architecture, and spearheading best practices to enable a superior product.As a member of the Applied Science team in the Alexa Experiences and Devices organization, you will design and develop fast, efficient, and highly scalable machine learning algorithms that are applied to natural language processing problems. You'll work with senior scientists and engineers within Alexa and develop high quality software that is robust, reliable and scalable. You will gain hands on experience with Amazon\u2019s heterogeneous structured data sources; as well as large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in natural language understanding.The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about building and delivering experiences that delight customers with robust solutions. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, Natural Language Processing and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in fast paced environment where learning new concepts quickly is a must.
Basic QualificationsBasic Qualifications
Demonstrated experience with machine learning, natural language processing, deep learning, data mining, and/or text/speech processing methodologies.
Experience taking projects from scoping requirements through V1 launch and V2 iterations.
Graduate degree in computer science, machine learning, computer engineering, mathematics, related technical discipline, or related industry experience
Experience working on an engineering team using Agile processes (Scrum, Kanban)
At least 4 years experience software development skills
Solid Machine Learning background with experience in supervised machine learning techniques.
PhD with specialization in machine learning applied in natural language processing
Strong software development skills
Experience working effectively with science, data processing, and software engineering teams
Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art
Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong architectural and problem solving skills
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Website : http://www.amazon.com/
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.