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    The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Center for Quantum Computing in Pasadena, CA, is looking to hire a Quantum Research Scientist. You will join a multi-disciplinary team of theoretical and experimental physicists, materials scientists, and hardware and software engineers working at the forefront of quantum computing. You should have a deep and broad knowledge of experimental measurement techniques. Candidates with a track record of original scientific contributions in experimental device physics will be preferred. We are looking for candidates with strong engineering principles, resourcefulness and a bias for action, superior problem solving, and excellent communication skills. Working effectively within a team environment is essential. As a research scientist you will be expected to work on new ideas and stay abreast of the field of experimental quantum computation. AWS Utility Computing (UC) provides product innovations — from foundational services such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), to consistently released new product innovations that continue to set AWS’s services and features apart in the industry. As a member of the UC organization, you’ll support the development and management of Compute, Database, Storage, Internet of Things (Iot), Platform, and Productivity Apps services in AWS, including support for customers who require specialized security solutions for their cloud services. Key job responsibilities As a research scientist you will be responsible for building experiments that encompass the integrated stack: design, fabrication, cryogenics, signal chain, and control stack software. Based on your tests you will provide recommendations that improve our next-generation quantum processors. About the team Why AWS? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses. Inclusive Team Culture Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness. Mentorship & Career Growth We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional. Work/Life Balance We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud. Hybrid Work We value innovation and recognize this sometimes requires uninterrupted time to focus on a build. We also value in-person collaboration and time spent face-to-face. Our team affords employees options to work in the office every day or in a flexible, hybrid work model near one of our U.S. Amazon offices. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Pasadena, CA, USA
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    Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a collaborative, smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even imagine yet. We invent new improvements every day. We are Amazon Robotics and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun. Amazon Robotics is seeking enthusiastic Applied Scientists with a passion for robotic research. Our team works on challenging and high-impact projects within robotics. Examples of projects include allocating resources to complete a million orders a day, coordinating the motion of thousands of robots, autonomous navigation in warehouses, identifying objects and damage, and learning how to grasp all the products Amazon sells. Key job responsibilities • Research, design, implement and evaluate complex perception, motion planning, and decision making algorithms integrating across multiple disciplines and leveraging machine learning. • Create experiments and prototype implementations of new learning algorithms and prediction techniques. • Work closely with software engineering team members to drive scalable, real-time implementations. • Collaborate with machine learning and robotic controls experts to implement and deploy algorithms, such as machine learning models. • Collaborate closely with hardware engineering team members on developing systems from prototyping to production level. • Represent Amazon in academia community through publications and scientific presentations. • Work with stakeholders across hardware, science, and operations teams to iterate on systems design and implementation. A day in the life Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include: 1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage 2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options 3. Paid Time Off (PTO) 4. 401(k) Plan If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply! We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Seattle, WA, USA
  • US, CA, Palo Alto
    Job ID: 2610291
    (Updated 0 days ago)
    We are seeking a talented applied researcher to join the Whole Page Planning and Optimization (WPPO) Science team in Search. The latest data from Business Insider shows that almost 50% of online shoppers visit Amazon first. The Search WPPO Science team is responsible for developing reinforcement learning systems for the next generation Amazon shopping experience and delivering it to millions of customers. We believe that shopping on Amazon should be simple, delightful, and full of WOW moments for EVERYONE, whether you are technically savvy or new to online shopping. As an Applied Scientist, you will be working closely with a team of applied scientists and engineers to build systems that shape the future of Amazon's shopping experience by automatically generating relevant content and building a whole page experience that is coherent, dynamic, and interesting. You will improve ranking and optimization in our algorithm. You will participate in driving features from idea to deployment, and your work will directly impact millions of customers. You are going to love this job because you will: * Apply state-of-the-art Machine Learning (ML) algorithms, including Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning, to improve hundreds of millions of customers’ shopping experience. * Have measurable business impact using A/B testing. * Work in a dynamic team that provides continuous opportunities for learning and growth. * Work with leaders in the field of machine learning. Joining this team, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.com (AMZN), one of the world's leading internet companies. We provide a highly customer-centric, team-oriented environment. A successful candidate will have a solid research background in machine learning and reinforcement learning algorithms, customer obsession, great communication skills, and the motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • (Updated 1 days ago)
    The Amazon Artificial Generative Intelligence (AGI) team in India is seeking a talented, self-driven Applied Scientist to work on prototyping, optimizing, and deploying ML algorithms within the realm of Generative AI. Key job responsibilities - Research, experiment and build Proof Of Concepts advancing the state of the art in AI & ML for GenAI. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams to architect and execute technically rigorous AI projects. - Thrive in dynamic environments, adapting quickly to evolving technical requirements and deadlines. - Engage in effective technical communication (written & spoken) with coordination across teams. - Conduct thorough documentation of algorithms, methodologies, and findings for transparency and reproducibility. - Publish research papers in internal and external venues of repute - Support on-call activities for critical issues We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Bengaluru, KA, IND
  • US, NY, New York
    Job ID: 2606566
    (Updated 3 days ago)
    Amazon Advertising is one of Amazon's fastest growing and most profitable businesses. Amazon's advertising portfolio helps merchants, retail vendors, and brand owners succeed via native advertising, which grows incremental sales of their products sold through Amazon. The primary goals are to help shoppers discover new products they love, be the most efficient way for advertisers to meet their business objectives, and build a sustainable business that continuously innovates on behalf of customers. Our products and solutions are strategically important to enable our Retail and Marketplace businesses to drive long-term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks and break fresh ground in product and technical innovations every day! The Creative X team within Amazon Advertising aims to democratize access to high-quality creatives (image, video, text) by building AI-driven solutions for advertisers. To accomplish this, we are investing in latent-diffusion models, large language models (LLM), computer vision (CV), and related ML methods. You will be part of a close-knit team of applied scientists and machine learning engineers, who are highly collaborative and at the top of their respective fields. We are looking for talented an Applied Scientist who is adept at a variety of skills, especially with latent diffusion models, large language models, or related foundational models that will accelerate our plans to generate high-quality creatives on behalf of advertisers. Every member of the team is expected to build customer (advertiser) facing features, contribute to the collaborative and innovative spirit within the team, and bring cutting-edge applied research to raise the bar within the team. As a Generative AI Applied Scientist on this team, you will: - Drive end-to-end Machine Learning projects that have a high degree of ambiguity, scale and complexity. - Build Machine Learning models, perform proof-of-concept, experiment, optimize, and deploy your models into production; work closely with software engineers to assist in productionizing your ML models. - Perform hands-on analysis and modeling of enormous data sets to develop insights that increase traffic monetization and merchandise sales, without compromising the shopper experience. - Run A/B experiments, gather data, and perform statistical analysis. - Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large-scale data analysis, machine-learning model development, model validation and serving. - Research and implement innovative machine learning approaches. - Mentor and help recruit applied scientists and machine learning engineers to the team. - Present findings and insights to senior leadership and at internal and external top scientific venues. - Be the thought leader in cutting-edge AI research and proactively pursue IP submissions. Key job responsibilities This role is focused on generating image/text and building the related foundational models for generative AI. You will develop core models that will be the foundational of the core advertising-facing tools that we are launching. You will conduct literature reviews to stay on the cutting edge of the field. You will regularly engage with product managers and technical program managers, who will partner with you to productize your work. A day in the life On a day-to-day basis, you will be doing your independent research and work to develop and deploy models, you will participate in sprint planning, collaborative sessions with your peers, and demo new models and share results with peers, other partner teams and leadership. About the team The team consists of applied scientists and machine learning engineers. We reside in the Creative X organization, which focuses on creating products for advertisers that will improve the quality of the creatives within Amazon Ads. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA
  • US, WA, Bellevue
    Job ID: 2607990
    (Updated 2 days ago)
    Amazon is looking for a motivated and innovative Applied Scientist with strong analytical skills and practical experience to join our Middle Mile Marketplace Science team, part of our Middle Mile Planning Research and Science (mmPROS) organization. We are hiring specialists with expertise in machine learning, operations research, systems engineering, optimization and modeling applied to logistics planning and optimization, marketplace engineering, pricing and revenue management. Middle Mile Air and Ground represents one of the fastest growing logistics areas within Amazon. Amazon Transportation Services transports millions of packages via air and ground and continues to grow year over year. Our organization, mmPROS, is charged with developing science strategy, models, algorithms, analysis for Amazon Transportation Services. The Middle Mile Marketplace Science team is responsible for the science behind Amazon’s dynamic two-sided marketplace within the transportation space and the underlying algorithms needed to efficiently match available capacity provided by tens of thousands of independent carriers with both internal and external demand, and to manage real-time spot pricing and contract pricing in this setting. These algorithms rely heavily on the latest advances in optimization, machine learning, stochastic modeling, and marketplace engineering. In addition, Amazon often finds existing techniques do not effectively match our unique business needs which necessitates the innovation and development of new approaches and algorithms to find an adequate solution. As an Applied Scientist responsible for middle mile, you will be working in a highly collaborative environment partnering with various science, product management, engineering, operations, finance, business intelligence and analytics teams to develop to design and build scalable products operating across multiple modes. You will create experiments and prototype implementations of new algorithms and prediction techniques. You will have exposure to top level leadership to present findings of your research. You will also work closely with other scientists and also engineers to implement your models within our production system. You will implement solutions that are exemplary in terms of algorithm design, clarity, model structure, efficiency, and extensibility, and make decisions that affect the way we build and integrate algorithms across our product portfolio. An ideal candidate will be an expert in the areas of operations research, machine learning, or and statistics, with expertise in applying theoretical models in an applied environment. Challenges will involve dealing with very large data sets, and developing practical, scaleable models. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Bellevue, WA, USA
  • US, WA, Seattle
    Job ID: 2608868
    (Updated 0 days ago)
    We, Brand Shopping Experiences team, are the proud owner of Brand Stores (e.g., www.amazon.com/lego), a core product offering within our advertising portfolio. Our mission is to empower brands of all sizes, both selling on Amazon and not, to tell their story in their own unique voice to consumers. Brands utilize our products to create delightful and engaging shopping experiences that assist shoppers in discovering and evaluating them as part of purchase decisions. We succeed when brands can attract and retain shopper’s attention using our products. Greater brand awareness and engagement with brands result in increased sales for the brand on Amazon. Brands utilize content and data from our products in their advertising campaigns to drive their target shoppers to our products. As the flywheel turns, our success is materialized in terms higher sales at Amazon and increasing Ad spend aimed at driving traffic to our products. We are looking for a Senior Applied Scientist to lead the generation of data driven insights that bring long term value to brands, as well as the ideation and creation of ranking models for brand content. In this role you will influence our team’s science and business strategy with your analyses. You will be expected to identify and solve ambiguous problems and science deficiencies, and to provide informed solutions based on state of the art machine learning research. Why you will love this opportunity: Amazon is investing heavily in building a world-class advertising business. This team collaborate closely with other advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our solutions generate billions in revenue and drive long-term growth for Amazon’s Retail and Marketplace businesses. We deliver billions of ad impressions, millions of clicks daily, and break fresh ground to create world-class products. We are a highly motivated, collaborative, and fun-loving team with an entrepreneurial spirit - with a broad mandate to experiment and innovate. Impact and Career Growth: You will invent new experiences and influence customer-facing shopping experiences to help suppliers grow their retail business and the auction dynamics that leverage native advertising; this is your opportunity to work within the fastest-growing businesses across all of Amazon! Define a long-term science vision for our advertising business, driven from our customers' needs, translating that direction into specific plans for research and applied scientists, as well as engineering and product teams. This role combines science leadership, organizational ability, technical strength, product focus, and business understanding. Team video https://youtu.be/zD_6Lzw8raE #adpt-brand-shopping-experiences-science Key job responsibilities As an Applied Scientist on this team, you will: - Be the technical leader in Machine Learning; lead efforts within this team and across other teams. - Perform hands-on analysis and modeling of enormous data sets to develop insights that increase traffic monetization and merchandise sales, without compromising the shopper experience. - Drive end-to-end Machine Learning projects that have a high degree of ambiguity, scale, complexity. - Build machine learning models, perform proof-of-concept, experiment, optimize, and deploy your models into production; work closely with software engineers to assist in productionizing your ML models. - Run A/B experiments, gather data, and perform statistical analysis. - Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large-scale data analysis, machine-learning model development, model validation and serving. - Research new and innovative machine learning approaches. - Recruit Applied Scientists to the team and provide mentorship. About the team The Posts Foundation & Science (PFS) team develops and deploys into production Machine Learning Algorithms that quantify relevance, select and organize Brands’ pieces of content in different placements in Amazon.com. PFS goal is to create engaging and enjoyable shopping experiences that incentivize Brand discovery and that foster Brand-Customer relationships. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Seattle, WA, USA
  • US, WA, Seattle
    Job ID: 2608928
    (Updated 1 days ago)
    Key job responsibilities As a Senior Applied Scientist on this team you will: Act as the technical leader in Machine Learning and drive full life-cycle Machine Learning projects. Develop real-time algorithms to allocate billions of ads per day in advertising auctions. Lead technical efforts within this team and across other teams. Build machine learning models, perform proof-of-concept, experiment, optimize, and deploy your models into production. Run A/B experiments, gather data, and perform statistical analysis. Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large-scale data analysis, machine-learning model development, model validation and serving. Work closely with software engineers to assist in productionizing your ML models. Research new machine learning approaches. Recruit Applied Scientists to the team and act as a mentor to other Scientists on the team. Key job responsibilities Calling all inventors to work on exciting new opportunities in Sponsored Products. Amazon is building a world class advertising business and defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales of merchandise. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses, driving long-term growth. Sponsored Products (SP) helps merchants, retail vendors, and brand owners grows incremental sales of their products sold on Amazon through native advertising. SP achieves this by using a combination of machine learning, big data analytics, ultra-low latency high-volume engineering systems, and quantitative product focus. We are a highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving group with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. You will join a newly-founded team with a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, which gives us the flexibility to explore and apply scientific techniques to novel product problems. You will have the satisfaction of seeing your work improve the experience of millions of Amazon shoppers while driving quantifiable revenue impact. More importantly, you will have the opportunity to broaden your technical skills, and be a science leader in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and product innovation. Key job responsibilities As a Senior Applied Scientist on this team you will: Act as the technical leader in Machine Learning and drive full life-cycle Machine Learning projects. Develop real-time algorithms to allocate billions of ads per day in advertising auctions. Lead technical efforts within this team and across other teams. Build machine learning models, perform proof-of-concept, experiment, optimize, and deploy your models into production. Run A/B experiments, gather data, and perform statistical analysis. Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large-scale data analysis, machine-learning model development, model validation and serving. Work closely with software engineers to assist in productionizing your ML models. Research new machine learning approaches. Recruit Applied Scientists to the team and act as a mentor to other Scientists on the team. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Seattle, WA, USA
  • US, NY, New York
    Job ID: 2609042
    (Updated 1 days ago)
    Are you interested in computational advertising and sponsored products recommendations? Do you thrive in a fast-paced organization with a significant impact on hundreds of millions of customers? Do you love to innovate at the intersection of customer experience, deep learning, and high-scale machine-learning systems? If so, Amazon Sponsored Products organization could be the right place for you. Amazon is building a world class advertising business. We are defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales of merchandise. Our products are strategically important to Amazon Stores businesses and driving long-term growth. We helps merchants, retail vendors, and brand owners grows incremental sales of their products sold on Amazon through native advertising. We achieve this by using a combination of machine learning, big data analytics, ultra-low latency high-volume engineering systems, and quantitative product focus. We are a highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving group with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we grow at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities. As a Senior Data Scientist on the team, you will lead building data science solutions end-to-end and mentor other data scientist team members. You can deliver independently on ambiguous and large-scale problems. You will leverage your statistical and machine learning knowledge to address specific business problems. You will retrieve, understand, analyze, and present critical data and insights and communicate (verbal and written) to your partner engineers, scientists, product managers, and leadership to identify business opportunities, support decision making, and drive product innovations. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: New York, NY, USA
  • US, NY, New York
    Job ID: 2606052
    (Updated 1 days ago)
    Prime Video is an industry leading, high-growth business and a critical driver of Amazon Prime subscriptions, which contributes to customer loyalty and lifetime value. Prime Video is a digital video streaming and download service that offers Amazon customers the ability to rent, purchase or subscribe to a huge catalog of videos. In addition, Prime Video offers a variety of live sport streaming services in multiple locales. The Prime Video Economist team is looking for an Economist to support strategic projects in PV Sports. As an economist focusing on Prime Video, you will be responsible for understanding the value that the business creates for our customers and to develop new, disruptive innovations to grow global Prime Video usage and customer value. This role requires an individual with strong quantitative modeling skills and the ability to apply statistical/machine learning, structural models, and experimental design methods to large amount of individual level data. The candidate should have strong communication skills, be able to work closely with stakeholders and translate data-driven findings into actionable insights. The successful candidate will be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Key job responsibilities The candidate's responsibilities will include: - Build scalable analytic solutions using state of the art tools based on large datasets - Build structural models, conduct statistical/machine learning analyses, or design experiments to measure the value of the business and its many features - Partner closely with Business, Finance, Science, and Tech partners to build prototypes and implement production solutions - Independently identify new opportunities for leveraging economic insights and models in the Video business - Develop and execute product workplans from concept, prototype to production incorporating feedback from customers, scientists and business leaders - Write both technical white papers and business-facing documents to clearly explain complex technical concepts to audiences with diverse business/scientific backgrounds We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: New York, NY, USA

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