Job DescriptionAmazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout\u2014you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and grocery essentials, and go! Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by our Just Walk Out Technology, which automatically detects when products are taken from or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you\u2019re done shopping, you can just leave the store. Shortly after, we\u2019ll charge your Amazon account and send you a receipt. Check it out at amazon.com/go. Designed and custom-built by Amazonians, our Just Walk Out Technology uses a variety of technologies including computer vision, sensor fusion, and advanced machine learning. Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earths\u2019 most customer centric company and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of the art in computer vision, machine learning, distributed systems and hardware design. A Scientist on this team will develop creative, novel, and practical solutions to complex problems. He or she will create advances to current state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning algorithms and develop prototype systems with large-scale, real-world data. The research team collaborates with software and hardware development teams to build robust vision-based solutions for customer-facing applications.*Located in Metro-West Area
PhD required in computer vision, machine learning, or related discipline
Depth and breadth in state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning technologies
Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals
Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art
Ability to develop practical solutions to complex problems
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Proficiency in C/C , python, and/or matlab
Experience optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities. Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly.
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.