• Applied Scientist - Speaker Recognition

    勤務地 US-CA-Santa Clara
    掲載日 2 weeks ago(2018-12-08 6:02)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Interested in making Amazon Echo more intuitive? Help us make Alexa personalized to each of our customers. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. Come join us!

    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 intelligent offerings that customers love. Our mission is to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), in order to reduce users cognitive load, reduce friction in their day-to-day activities and finally, inspire our customers by enabling serendipitous discovery of experience.

    You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in artificial intelligence. You will mentor junior 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

    • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or related field with specialization in speech recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning
    • Experience with programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl or Python
    • Hands-on experiences in speech, speaker recognition or image recognition, natural language understanding and machine learning

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or related field with specialization in speech, speech recognition, image recognition, natural language processing or machine learning
    • Experience with data modeling and analytics for industrial applications
    • Working knowledge of a major programming language like Java, C/C++, Python and statistical modeling tools such as R, MATLAB, SAS or SPSS
    • Proven ability and good intuition for finding meaningful and non-trivial patterns in large datasets
    • Write very high quality code that is robust and easy to maintain
    • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, OS and distributed systems
    • Understanding of system performance and scaling
    • Strong communication and data presentation skills
    • Distributed programming experience
    • Strong publication record
    • Strong software development skills
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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