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Amazon.com, Inc.

Senior Applied Robotics Scientist

Amazon.com, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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:We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting-edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers\u2019 experiences in ways we can\u2019t even imagine yet. Key responsibilities will be to conduct research and development in computer vision and related disciplines, and to collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams, including Amazon Robotics, to put the concepts you develop into production. You will determine where commercially available solution and academic research can be applied to solve Amazon business problems, as well as identify opportunities for innovation. You will use a large amount of data to train and test algorithms to bring them up to production level quality. If this describes you, come join our team at Lab126 in the heart of Silicon Valley. The team is using computer vision, image recognition, machine learning, real-time and distributed systems to convert requirements into concrete deliverables. A Researcher on this team will translate business and functional requirements into working code. Comfort with a high degree of ambiguity and ability to solve problems that haven\u2019t been solved to scale before are essential. Key responsibilities will be to conduct research and development in computer vision and related disciplines, and to collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to put the concepts you develop into production. You will determine where commercially available solution and academic research can be applied to solve Amazon business problems, as well as identify opportunities for innovation. You will use a large amount of data to train and test algorithms to bring them up to production level quality. In this role, you will:

Research, design, implement and evaluate novel computer vision algorithms
Work on large-scale datasets, focusing on creating scalable and accurate computer vision systems in versatile application fields
Collaborate closely with team members on developing systems from prototyping to production level
Collaborate with teams spread all over the world
Work closely with software engineering teams to drive scalable, real-time implementations
Track general business activity and provide clear, compelling management reports on a regular basis

Basic Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
Experience in state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning technologies
3 years of experience in implementing computer vision algorithms using both toolkits and self-developed code
1 years of experience in Java, C , or other programming language, as well as with R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language

Preferred Qualifications

Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art
Experience investigating, designing, prototyping, and delivering new and innovative system solutionsLinux platform experience
Linux platform experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively to both technical and nontechnical audiences
Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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Senior Applied Robotics Scientist Amazon.com, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA, United States

   

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

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.