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Applied Research Scientist - Alexa AI

San Francisco, California, United States

We are looking for top Applied Research Scientists who can build new product and help us take our products to the next level using multimodal conversational AI. As an Applied Research Scientist in Alexa AI, you will perform the duties of a Research Scientist, and are also expected to be strong at implementing the algorithm. You are expected be an expert in multimodal learning, including computer vision, speech processing, and natural language processing. Our mission is to produce value to our customers and delight them using state-of-the-art technology. You will be part of the team who will invent the future. Amazon is the most customer-centric company in the world. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and goal-driven people.

Core Responsibilities
Research, design, implement, analyze and evaluate novel algorithms for multimodal conversational AI using deep learning
Be driven by business goals by applying scientific methods to deliver customer value
Develop state-of-the-art algorithms, contribute to Amazons Intellectual Property and publish at top-tier conferences
Collaborate closely with team members on developing systems from prototyping to production level
Work closely with software engineering teams to drive Amazon scale, Real Time implementations


PhD or equivalent Masters Degree plus 4+ years of experience in CS, CE, ML or related field
2+ years of experience of building machine learning models for business application
Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language
Level will be adjusted based on experience
2+ publications in top-tier computer vision (CVPR, ICCV, ECCV) or machine learning (such as NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML) conferences
Broad knowledge of deep learning and state-of-the-art in computer vision, multimodal learning
Excellent hands-on experience in PyTorch
Excellent scientific problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with senior management, colleagues, the open source community, and academia


1+ year of Hands-on experience in ROS, deep reinforcement learning
3+ years of experience in Python
1-4 years of industry research experience in relevant area
Experience in fast prototyping, involving deep neural networks
Hands-on experience in TensorFlow
Experience in practical considerations such as model distillation, compression
Experience with Cloud Computing and Services such as AWS

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Women/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Age

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