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US, CA, Santa Monica
Amazon is investing heavily in building a customer centric, world class advertising business across its many unique audio, video, and display surfaces. We are looking for an Applied Scientist who has a deep passion for building machine-learning solutions in our advertising decision system. In this role, you will be on the cutting edge of developing monetization solutions for Live TV, Connected TV and streaming Audio. These are nascent, high growth areas, where advertising monetization is an important, fully integrated part of the core strategy for each business.As an Sr. Data Scientist, you will be tasked with leading innovations in machine learning algorithms to deliver ads across platforms influencing product features and architectural choices for decision making systems. You will need to work with data scientists to invent elegant metrics and associated measurement models, and develop algorithms that help advertisers test and learn the impact of advertising strategies across channels on these metrics while ensuring a great customer experience.Key responsibilities:· Rapidly design, prototype and test machine learning algorithms for optimizing advertising reach, frequency and return on advertising spend· Build systems that extract and process volumes of disparate data using a variety of econometric and machine learning approaches. These systems should be designed to scale with exponential growth in data and run continuously.· Leverage knowledge of advanced software system and algorithm development to build our measurement and optimization engine.· Contribute intellectual property through patent generation.· Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions.· Understand system inter-dependencies and limitations as well as analytic inter-dependencies to build efficient solutions.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, WA, Seattle
We’re working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve real world delivery challenges, and provide visible benefit to customers, this is your opportunity.Come work on the Amazon Prime Air Team!We're looking for an outstanding engineer who combines strong knowledge of aerodynamics with expertise in using CFD simulations to drive vehicle design. As a member of the high-fidelity aero team, you will have a direct hand in shaping our future drone designs and will interface closely with several other teams, including the conceptual design, wind tunnel, and controls teams.Responsibilities will include using CFD to aid in:· Vehicle-level conceptual and detailed design· Propeller design· Aerodynamic database generation· Wind tunnel support and validationDeveloping pre- and post-processing tooling is another key component to the role, so strong programming skills are encouraged.Export License ControlThis position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, WA, Seattle
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company. To achieve this, we hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated and friendly work environment.Economists for Amazon will be expected to work directly with senior management on key business problems faced in retail and marketing. The role allows you to influence company-wide strategy by applying the frontier of economic thinking to forecasting, program evaluation, customer behavior and other areas. Economists at Amazon will be expected to develop new techniques to process large data sets, use econometric models and methods to address complex problems, design and test hypothesis on customer pain points and key growth ideas and contribute to design of automated systems around the company. Economists in our team will work closely with other research scientists, machine learning experts, and economists globally to design new frameworks for understanding business outcome and what impacts customer experiences. Our economists and scientists work closely with software engineers to put algorithms into practice.We are an interdisciplinary team on the cutting edge of economics, statistical analysis, and machine learning whose mission is to solve AI and ML problems that have high risk with high returns Our team seeks an outstanding econometrician with demonstrated experience tackling large-scale time-series forecasting challenges. We prize creative problem solvers with the ability to adapt and extend cutting-edge forecasting models to the unique and interesting problems we have in measuring customer experiences and Amazon business outcome. Our problems include forecasting key customer experiences metrics at different levels of granularities and explaining the drivers of the changes in these metrics. The ideal candidate combines acumen in statistics and applied time-series modeling to grapple with these and other challenges and guide decision-making at the highest levels of accuracy and model explain-ability.
US, CO, Denver
Excited by using massive amounts of data to develop Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) models? Want to help public sector, medical center and non-profit agencies derive business value through the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Eager to learn from many different enterprise’s use cases of AWS ML and DL? Thrilled to be key part of Amazon, who has been investing in Machine Learning for decades, pioneering and shaping the world’s AI technology?At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are helping large enterprises build ML and DL models on the AWS Cloud. We are applying predictive technology to large volumes of data and against a wide spectrum of problems. Our Professional Services organization works together with our AWS customers to address their business needs using AI.AWS Professional Services is a unique consulting team. We pride ourselves on being customer obsessed and highly focused on the AI enablement of our customers. If you have experience with AI, including building ML or DL models, we’d like to have you join our team. You will get to work with an innovative company, with great teammates, and have a lot of fun helping our customers.If you do not live in a market where we have an open Data Scientist position, please feel free to apply. Our Data Scientists can live in any location where we have a Professional Service office.A successful candidate will be a person who enjoys diving deep into data, doing analysis, discovering root causes, and designing long-term solutions. It will be a person who likes to have fun, loves to learn, and wants to innovate in the world of AI. Major responsibilities include:· Understand the customer’s business need and guide them to a solution using our AWS AI Services, AWS AI Platforms, AWS AI Frameworks, and AWS AI EC2 Instances .· Assist customers by being able to deliver a ML / DL project from beginning to end, including understanding the business need, aggregating data, exploring data, building & validating predictive models, and deploying completed models to deliver business impact to the organization.· Use Deep Learning frameworks like PyTorch, Tensorflow, and MxNet to help our customers build DL models.· Use SparkML and Amazon Machine Learning (AML) to help our customers build ML models.· Work with our Professional Services Big Data consultants to analyze, extract, normalize, and label relevant data.· Work with our Professional Services DevOps consultants to help our customers operationalize models after they are built.· Assist customers with identifying model drift and retraining models.· Research and implement novel ML and DL approaches, including using FPGA.· This position can have periods of up to 10% travel.
US, WA, Seattle
At Alexa Shopping, we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Smart Devices such as Amazon Show, Spot, Echo, Dot or Tap. Our Services allow you to shop, no matter where you are or what you are doing, you can go from 'I want that' to 'that's on the way' in a matter of seconds. We are seeking the industry's best to help us create new ways to interact, search and shop. Join us, and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday lifeWe are seeking a Data Scientist to be part of the Correction and Automated Recovery (CARe) team for Alexa Shopping. Our team focuses on solving the hard problem of recovering from shopping errors in the Alexa pipeline and improve customer CX. The solutions will help address unique shopping challenges and maximize the self-learning benefits for shopping. This is a strategic role to shape and deliver our science strategy in developing and deploying Machine Learning solutions to our hardest customer facing problems. The initiatives are at the heart of the organization and recognized as the innovations that are ground breaking and will allow us to exceed customer expectations. If this role seems like a good fit, please reach out, we'd love to talk to you.This role requires working closely with business, engineering and other scientists within Alexa, Shopping and across Amazon to deliver ground breaking features. You will lead high visibility and high impact programs collaborating with various teams across Amazon. You will work with a team of SDEs and Scientists to launch new customer facing features and improve the current features.
US, MA, Cambridge
The Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) team is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Applied Scientist with a strong machine learning background, to help build industry-leading Speech and Language technology.About the hiring groupThe Alexa AI team has a mission to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.Job responsibilitiesAs an Applied Scientist with the Alexa AI team, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in spoken language understanding.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, MA, Cambridge
The Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) team is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Senior Applied Scientist with a strong machine learning background, to help build industry-leading Speech and Language technology.About the hiring groupThe Alexa AI team has a mission to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.Job responsibilitiesAs a Senior Applied Scientist with the Alexa AI team, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in spoken language understanding.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, MA, Cambridge
The Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) team is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Applied Scientist with a strong machine learning background, to help build industry-leading Speech and Language technology.We work on privacy initiatives related to Alexa such as continual learning, Federated learning and synthetic data generation.About the hiring groupThe Alexa AI team has a mission to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.Job responsibilitiesAs an Applied Scientist with the Alexa AI team, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in spoken language understanding.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, VA, Arlington
Excited by using massive amounts of data to develop Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) models? Want to help public sector, medical center, and non-profit customers derive business value through the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Eager to learn from many different enterprise’s use cases of AWS ML and DL? Thrilled to be key part of Amazon, who has been investing in Machine Learning for decades, pioneering and shaping the world’s AI technology?At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are helping large enterprises build ML and DL models on the AWS Cloud. We are applying predictive technology to large volumes of data and against a wide spectrum of problems. Our Professional Services organization works together with our AWS customers to address their business needs using AI.AWS Professional Services is a unique consulting team. We pride ourselves on being customer obsessed and highly focused on the AI enablement of our customers. If you have experience with AI, including building ML or DL models, we’d like to have you join our team. You will get to work with an innovative company, with great teammates, and have a lot of fun helping our customers.If you do not live in a market where we have an open Data Scientist position, please feel free to apply. Our Data Scientists can live in any location where we have a WWPS Professional Service office.We’re looking for top architects, system and software engineers capable of using ML and other techniques to design, evangelize, and implement state-of-the-art solutions for never-before-solved problems.The primary responsibilities of this role are to:· Design data architectures and data lakes· Provide expertise in the development of ETL solutions on AWS· Use ML tools, such as Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth (GT) to annotate data. Work with Professional Services on designing workflow and user interface for GT annotation.· Collaborate with our data scientists to create scalable ML solutions for business problems· Interact with customer directly to understand the business problem, help and aid them in implementation of their ML ecosystem· Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of historical data — provide hands-on data wrangling expertise· Work closely with account team, research scientist teams and product engineering teams to drive model implementations and new algorithms· This position can have periods of up to 10% travel.
US, WA, Bellevue
Come join the Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) team, building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other products and services! You will help us invent the future.A day in the lifeAn ideal candidate should also:· Have demonstrated success in an environment which offers ambiguously defined problems, big challenges, and quick changes· Be expected to balance detailed execution with speed and possess solid collaborative skills· Have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment where every day brings new challenges and new opportunities· Have excellent business and communication skills and be able to work with business owners to develop and define solutionsJob responsibilitiesAs a Data Scientist of the Alexa AI Team, you will research and create models, improve models for natural language processing and speech recognition problems. You will gain hands-on experience with Amazon’s heterogeneous structured data sources, as well as large-scale computing resources, to accelerate advances in training deep neural networks for natural language understanding and automatic speech recognition on thousands of hours of speech. You will be supporting the solutions of highly visible and impactful business problems in the areas of new product development, automation, self-service solution, and quality improvement to continue to delight Alexa customers and help drive Amazon business performance.The ideal candidate should be passionate about delivering experiences that delight customers and creating solutions that are robust. They will be creating reliable, scalable and high performance products that require exceptional technical expertise, and a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Machine Learning.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, WA, Bellevue
Come join the Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) team, building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other products and services! You will help us invent the future.Job responsibilitiesAs an Applied Scientist with the Alexa AI team, you will research and create models, and improve models for natural language processing and speech recognition problems. You will gain hands-on experience with Amazon’s heterogeneous structured data sources, as well as large-scale computing resources, to accelerate advances in training deep neural networks for natural language understanding and automatic speech recognition on thousands of hours of speech. You will support solving highly visible and impactful business problems in areas of new product development, automation, self-service solution, and quality improvement to continue to delight Alexa customers and help drive Amazon business performance.The ideal candidate should be passionate about delivering experiences that delight customers, and creating solutions that are robust. They will also create reliable, scalable and high performance products that require exceptional technical expertise, and a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Machine Learning.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, WA, Seattle
Do you want to build solutions to help scientists do more, faster? Join us!The Amazon GTM Science team is an innovative organization that exists to propel Amazon HR toward being the most scientific HR organization on earth. The mission of GTM Science is to use Science to assist and measurably improve every talent decision made at Amazon. GTM Science does this by discovering signals in workforce data, infusing intelligence into Amazon’s talent products, and guiding the broader GTM team to pursue high-impact opportunities with tangible returns. This multi-disciplinary approach spans capabilities, including: data engineering, reporting and analytics, research and behavioral sciences, and applied sciences such as economics and machine learning.We are seeking a data scientist to help build the tools necessary for our multidisciplinary science teams to scale up their impact. The Research Operations and Services team works backwards from the problems our research face to introduce lightweight tools and processes that help our teams scale. In this role you will identify opportunities to develop tools which can help our science teams scale, enabling them to produce insights more rapidly.In this role you will:· Lead the strategy and development of researcher tools focused on data access, cleaning, and standardization· Identify and formalize internal tools which may benefit researchers across Amazon· Own the identification, scoping, and development of additional high impact research solutions· Partner closely with researchers to evaluate the effectiveness of existing tools and work to improve them· Partner closely with product and tech teams on the integration of our tools and solutions· Contribute to multi-disciplinary research efforts that guide Amazon’s talent management practices·
US, WA, Seattle
We are a team of doers working passionately to apply cutting-edge advances in diagnostics technology to solve real-world problems. As a Molecular Biology Research Scientist, you will work with a unique and gifted team developing exciting medical diagnostic products and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Our team rewards intellectual curiosity while maintaining a laser-focus in bringing products to market. Competitive candidates are responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, startup-like environment. At the cutting edge of both academic and applied research in this product area, you have the opportunity to work together with some of the most talented scientists, engineers, and product managers.The Molecular Biology Research Scientist should be an expert in using molecular tools to develop assays leading to commercially viable products. They should have a deep understanding of underlying molecular processes and biochemical components within PCR, qPCR and Next Gen Sequencing (NGS) assays. This is someone capable of diving deep into the data (requires in-depth understanding of the lab processes, for example to do root cause analysis of experimental outcome based on the data), and someone who can work independently.Inclusive Team CultureHere at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.Work/Life BalanceOur team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.Mentorship & Career GrowthOur team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded scientist and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
US, WA, Seattle
Would you like to shape the future of the video entertainment industry for movies, TV and live sports events? Does solving complex problems within large scale, production systems excite you? If you answered yes, we have an opportunity for you!Prime Video is disrupting the traditional television and movie industry with a growing library of high-quality media. Prime Video launched in 2007 and has quickly become a strategic priority for the company, reflected in the service’s recent expansion into over 240 countries and territories worldwide.This is a big opportunity to apply Computer Vision and directly impact millions of customers.A day in the lifeIn your day-to-day activities in this role, you'll embrace the challenges of a fast paced market and evolving technologies, and develop Computer Vision and Machine Learning models to extract deep 2/3-D video-understanding of Prime Video content. You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be innovative, and iteratively develop technology to impact millions of our customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive will have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide.About the hiring groupThe PV-CVML team is a group of Applied Scientists working on a diverse set of 2/3-D video understanding problems while partnering with various teams across Prime Video (PV). The most unique aspect of our team is the broad set of exciting problems we get to work on for our multiple stakeholders across the entire video-streaming vertical. If you want to work on technically cutting-edge problems with massive customer impact, then our team is the perfect fit for you!Job responsibilitiesAs a member of our team, you will apply Computer Vision and Machine Learning to problems that have cross-organizational technological impact. Your work will focus on cleansing and preparing large scale datasets, training and evaluating models and deploying them to production. You will work on large engineering efforts that solve significantly complex problems facing global customers. You will be trusted to operate with independence and are often assigned to focus on areas with significant impact on audience satisfaction. You must be equally comfortable with digging in to customer requirements as you are drilling into design with development teams.We would like you to build models that can perform 2D/3D scene-understanding of all video-content available on Prime Video using computer vision, natural language processing, deep learning and advanced machine learning algorithms. We need to solve problems across many cultures and languages and have a huge amount of human-labelled data as well as operations team to generate labels across many languages to help us achieve these goals. Our team consistently strives to innovate, and holds several novel patents and inventions in the motion picture and television industry. We are highly motivated to extend the state of the art.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
US, WA, Seattle
Amazon is looking for a passionate scientist to join the sustainable energy team at AWS. Amazon is committed to powering its global infrastructure with 100% renewable energy. As part of the sustainable energy team, you will develop new algorithms and solutions towards better utilizing our renewable and storage technologies on the grid. This is an exciting new role that will provide exposure to large-scale renewable projects across the globe.We are looking for an experienced Applied Scientist to build time series forecasting and reinforcement learning models for solving variety of problems managing our renewable and storage resources. You will be responsible for improving our strategy, coming up with new algorithms, and write excellent code. We are looking for someone who is customer obsessed and works backwards from customer needs and implements iterative solutions towards achieving our long-term goals.
US, CA, San Francisco
Conversational interfaces are maturing and proliferating, but significant advances in conversational AI and related technologies will need to be made before a fully conversational web is possible. Alexa.com is seeking a creative, entrepreneurial, and customer-obsessed Applied Scientist who can apply cutting edge research and state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms as part of a new project that will push the boundaries of conversational AI. This position will require you to investigate and solve complex technical problems, innovate on behalf of customers, invent new technologies, and build cornerstone services to power the next generation of online conversational applications.The ideal candidate has a broad and deep background in machine learning, is passionate about science, is highly driven to learn and deploy new technologies, thrives in a fast-paced environment that requires the development of solutions to ambiguous and challenging problems, and enjoys collaborating with both technical and nontechnical peers. As part of our AI team, you will work as a hands-on practitioner and technical leader in multiple areas such as statistical modeling, NLP and NLU, and deep learning. You will formulate and test hypotheses, evaluate and implement ML techniques, train and test new models, and deliver new production services that will be used by customers around the world.About the hiring groupAlexa.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com. At Alexa.com, we solve ML problems in natural language processing and understanding, search relevance and ranking, and digital behavior measurement and prediction. We have been gathering and analyzing data from online sources for more than 20 years, with terabytes of archived web content, a data-contributing panel of millions of users in countries around the world, and decades of experience as a leading provider of competitive analytics and marketing intelligence services. For more information, visit www.alexa.com.Job responsibilities· Develop novel modeling techniques for pattern recognition, prediction, classification, and other complex data science problems· Develop prototypes and collaborate with stakeholders to assess the feasibility of selected approaches· Write high quality code and contribute to our codebase of scientific applications using relevant technologies· Contribute to strategic planning and project management for a variety of technical initiatives· Effectively communicate with customers, senior management, and colleagues with diverse roles and technical backgrounds· Document methodologies and increase our institutional knowledge based on experimental results and operationalized solutionsAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records
US, CA, San Francisco
Interested in being part of a team that’s pushing the bounds of what’s possible with computing?The AWS Center for Quantum Computing (CQC) is looking for a research scientist to join our growing software team. You will work closely with our physics team to enable their work measuring novel quantum devices. You will also work cross-functionally with our fabrication and design teams to ensure they have access to the design data they need.Potential projects may include:· Building tools to automate the calibration of quantum systems· Building control software to collect data from scientific instruments· Mentoring other scientists to actively contribute to the codebaseOn the AWS CQC software team we value people with a genuine curiosity towards new technologies. Prior experience with superconducting qubits is preferred but is not necessarily a prerequisite for this role.Work/Life BalanceAt the AWS CQC, we understand that developing quantum computing technology is a marathon, not a sprint. Mental and physical wellness is encouraged within our team and throughout AWS. The work/life integration within Amazon encourages a culture where employees work hard and have ownership over their downtime. We are exploring more structured wellness elements including meditation scheduling, running group meet-ups, and a culture of sharing wellness tips.Mentorship and Career GrowthWe are committed to the growth and development of every member of the Center for Quantum Computing. You will receive career-growth-minded management and mentorship from a software and science team and also have the opportunity to participate in Amazon's mentorship programs. You will work closely with quantum research scientists and have opportunities to learn about quantum computing technology and contribute to the development of scientific software for quantum computing at AWS.Inclusive and Diverse CultureHere at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
CA, ON, Toronto
Excited by using massive amounts of data to develop Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) models? Want to help the largest global enterprises derive business value through the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Eager to learn from many different enterprise’s use cases of AWS ML and DL? Thrilled to be key part of Amazon, who has been investing in Machine Learning for decades, pioneering and shaping the world’s AI technology?At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are helping large enterprises build ML and DL models on the AWS Cloud. We are applying predictive technology to large volumes of data and against a wide spectrum of problems. Our Professional Services organization works together with our AWS customers to address their business needs using AI.AWS Professional Services is a unique consulting team. We pride ourselves on being customer obsessed and highly focused on the AI enablement of our customers. If you have experience with AI, including building ML or DL models, we’d like to have you join our team. You will get to work with an innovative company, with great teammates, and have a lot of fun helping our customers.You enjoy diving deep into data, doing analysis, discovering root causes, and designing long-term solutions. You who like to have fun, love to learn, and want to innovate in the world of AI.You will be able to:· Understand the customer’s business need and guide them to a solution using our AWS AI Services, AWS AI Platforms, AWS AI Frameworks, and AWS AI EC2 Instances .· Assist customers by being able to deliver a ML / DL project from beginning to end, including understanding the business need, aggregating data, exploring data, building & validating predictive models, and deploying completed models to deliver business impact to the organization.· Use Deep Learning frameworks like MXNet, Caffe 2, Tensorflow, Theano, CNTK, and Keras to help our customers build DL models.· Use SparkML and Amazon Machine Learning (AML) to help our customers build ML models.· Work with our Professional Services Big Data consultants to analyze, extract, normalize, and label relevant data.· Work with our Professional Services DevOps consultants to help our customers operationalize models after they are built.· Assist customers with identifying model drift and retraining models.· Research and implement novel ML and DL approaches, including using FPGA.· Able to write production level code, which is well-written and explainable· Experience using ML libraries, such as scikit-learn, caret, mlr, mllib· Experience working with GPUs to develop models· Experience handling terabyte size datasets· Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns· Familiarity with using data visualization tools· Knowledge and experience of writing and tuning SQL· Past and current experience writing and speaking about complex technical concepts to broad audiences in a simplified format· Experience giving data presentations· Extended travel to customer locations may be required to deliver professional services, as needed· Strong written and verbal communication skillsThis role is open for Toronto/Vancouver/Calgary/Montreal.Inclusive Team CultureHere at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.Work/Life BalanceOur team puts a high value on work-live balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.Mentorship & Career GrowthOur team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
DE, BE, Berlin
Do you get excited about working on scientific problems that will have a large, significant and lasting impact for Amazon customers? Are you interested in Computer Vision and Machine Learning? Are you thrilled about working in a startup-like environment? Search no more! We have an opening for an Applied Scientist in Berlin.As an Applied Scientist, you will be driving prototypes, projects and solutions in the fields of computer vision, machine learning and image optimisation. Our work sits right at the intersection of research and engineering and we are delivering products with real world impact for Amazon Retail Experiences.Research areas our team is excited about include but are not limited to:· Image quality and image compression· Visual representation learning· Zero-shot learningMajor Responsibilities· Research, design, implement and evaluate novel computer vision algorithms· Work on large-scale datasets, creating scalable, robust and accurate computer vision systems in versatile application fields· Collaborate closely with other scientists and engineers to drive systems from prototyping to production level· Collaborate with teams spread all around the world· Engage with the scientific community (within Amazon and beyond)· Think outside the box and identify novel opportunities for a better customer experienceYour work will impact the shopping experience for millions of Amazon customers every day. Your ideas allow a fast path to production at scale and help us reshape the way we think about images at Amazon.
US, CA, Manhattan Beach
The Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) team is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Senior Applied Scientist with a strong machine learning background to help build industry-leading Speech and Language technology. Our mission is to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.Job responsibilitiesAs a Senior Applied 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. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in spoken language understanding.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.