Job summaryAmazon is looking for a passionate Senior Applied Scientist with a strong machine learning background to help build language technology and apply to a new domain. Our team pushes the envelope in Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Machine Learning (ML). Your work will impact millions of our customers in the form of ML-based products and services, as well as contributing to the wider research community. You will gain hands on experience with Amazon’s heterogeneous text and structured data sources, and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in language understanding. The ideal candidate has deep expertise in one or several of the following fields: Natural Language Processing, Conversational AI, Applied/Theoretical Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Artificial Intelligence. Our team’s mission is focused on making Amazon the most trusted and customer-centric company on earth for consumers, advertisers, developers, creators, and selling partners (and growing). We are a cross-functional team of builders with a vision to disrupt proactive risk identification and empower business customers to use data to make fast, risk-informed decisions, and scale expert knowledge (e.g., economics, web3 technologies, cybersecurity, architecture design).Key job responsibilities• Invent or adapt new scientific approaches, models or algorithms driven by customers’ needs, including taking on challenging problems, elicit requirements, and deliver innovative solutions into production with large customer impact.• Work with cross-functional science, engineering and product teams, and influence our science and business strategy by making insightful contributions to team roadmaps, goals, priorities, and approach.• Research, design and implement scalable computer vision models to solve problems that matter to our customers in an iterative fashion.• Mentor and teach other less experienced scientists, and serve in the internal and/or external science community by reviewing peers’ research.• Stay informed on the latest computer vision, machine learning, deep learning and/or artificial intelligence trends and make presentations to the larger engineering and applied science communities.A day in the lifeThis is a new role for a start-up team with an enormous opportunity to create impact to millions of Amazon customers globally. As a Senior Applied Scientist, you will provide Computer Vision expertise that helps accelerate the business and create impact for our customers. You will research, experiment, build, collaborate, and deliver various models that help us innovate different ways to enhance customer experience. You will need to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats, and work in a highly collaborative environment. We like to move fast, experiment, iterate and then scale quickly, thoughtfully balancing speed and quality.About the teamCustomer Experience and Business Trends is an organization made up of a diverse suite of functions dedicated to deeply understanding and improving customer experience, globally. We are a team of builders that develop products, services, ideas, and various ways of leveraging data to influence product and service offerings – for almost every business at Amazon – for every customer (e.g., consumers, developers, sellers/brands, employees, investors, streamers, gamers). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. We offer a flexible schedule so you can have a well-balanced life — both in and outside of work.