Amazon Corporate LLC Applied Scientist Speech & NLU in Bellevue, Washington

Applied Scientist Speech & NLU Location: US-WA-Bellevue Job ID: 612698 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Research Science Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionCome join the team behind Alexa, building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. You can help us invent the future. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, driving the system architecture, and spearheading best practices to enable a superior product. As a member of the Applied Science team in the Alexa Experiences and Devices organization, you will design and develop fast, efficient, and highly scalable machine learning algorithms that are applied to natural language processing problems. You'll work with senior scientists and engineers within Alexa and develop high quality software that is robust, reliable and scalable. You will gain hands on experience with Amazon's heterogeneous structured data sources; as well as large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in natural language understanding. The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about building and delivering experiences that delight customers with robust solutions. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, Natural Language Processing and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in fast paced environment where learning new concepts quickly is a must. Basic Qualifications Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Mathematics with specialization in speech recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning 1+ years experience with programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl or Python. Preferred Qualifications PhD with specialization in machine learning applied in natural language processing Solid Machine Learning background with experience in supervised machine learning techniques. Strong software development skills Experience working effectively with science, data processing, and software engineering teams Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong architectural and problem solving skills Good written and spoken communication skills Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation