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Applied Scientist - Alexa, Inc. - Seattle, WA

Applied Scientist - Alexa




DESCRIPTION Alexa is the groundbreaking cloud-based intelligent agent 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 Applied Scientist to help build industry-leading conversational technologies that customers love. Our mission is to push the envelope in Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Machine Learning (ML), Dialog Management and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.?As an Applied Artificial Intelligence Scientist, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding and dialog 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 * Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or relevant field * 1 year of related work experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning techniques * Knowledge with OO programming languages, such as C/C , Java, Perl or Python PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Masters or PhD with specialization in speech recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning with at least 1 year of related work experience * Strong publication record * 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. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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Applied Scientist - Alexa, Inc. - Seattle, WA, United States


Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
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.