Job DescriptionAmazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?The Role: Amazon is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Research Scientist intern 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 Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.As a Speech and Language Scientist intern, 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\u2019s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in speech enhancement and spoken language understanding.We are hiring in all areas of spoken language understanding: speech enhancement, ASR, NLU, text-to-speech (TTS), and Dialog Management.
Working towards a Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics with specialization in speech processing, recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning
Familiar with programming languages such as C/C , Java, Perl or Python
Mastery of statistics and probability, particularly their application in systems analysis and operations research.
Experience with SQL and Statistical/mathematical programming software packages (R, SPSS, CPLEX,LONDO or Xpress etc).
Good problem solving and data analysis skills.
Preferred Qualifications\u2022 Currently enrolled in PhD program in relevant discipline (see basic qualifications).\u2022 Experience with inventory planning and supply chain management (forecasting, planning, optimization, and/or logistics).\u2022 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.\u2022 Experience working with data mining on large datasets (\u201cbig data\u201d).
Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/V
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.