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  • CA, BC, Vancouver
    Job ID: 2653384
    (Updated 2 days ago)
    Technology is giving the beauty industry a makeover! Are you interested to disrupt and redefine the way customers buy Beauty products online? Are you interested in using the latest advances in machine learning, computer vision, and big-data technologies to build online customer experiences for Beauty products that can equal or even surpass an in-store experience? Amazon Beauty is reinventing the shopping experience for all beauty customers across the largest selection of brands to become the most trusted beauty destination. Beauty is unique in retail with a diverse customer set along with products that are emotional, fun, and creative. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor to build something entirely new and transform an industry! To achieve our vision, we think big and tackle technological challenges every day. We need builders and disruptors who are not afraid to innovate! Our architecture and development processes support rapid experimentation, global deployments, and self-service capabilities that allow us to scale better. We build: - Amazon scale systems: All our technology needs to work at Amazon scale, serving millions of customers with millisecond-level latency. - Immersive customer experiences: We will create elevated and immersive customer experiences that using cutting-edge UI-technologies and user-centric design patterns. - Computer Vision and augmented reality (AR) experiences: We bring exciting experiences directly to the customer's mobile phone using their cameras and combinations of computer vision and AR. - Personalization using machine learning: We use latest advances in ML and GenAI to provide better-personalized shopping experiences. - Data & analytics pipelines: Amazon is data-driven, and a robust data backbone is necessary for our systems. We build on core AWS services such as EC2, S3, DynamoDB, SageMaker, StepFunctions, etc. - Multi-device support: We build for all traditional surfaces - desktop browsers, mobile browsers, and mobile applications. Key job responsibilities We are looking for talented and innovation-driven scientists who are passionate about leveraging the latest advances in Recommendation Systems (RecSys), Personalization algorithms, LLM-based RecSys, Search, Ranking, NLP, and related technologies, to solve customer problems in the Beauty space. You will have an opportunity to revolutionize the customer shopping experience across the world's most extensive catalog of beauty products. You will be directly responsible for leading the ideation, design, prototyping, development, and launch of innovative scientific solutions that address customer problem in the beauty and shopping space. You will closely partner with product managers, UX designers, engineers, and the broader Amazon scientific community to pioneer state-of-the-art solutions to extremely challenging problems in machine learning and RecSys. You will be our organization's Tech Evangelist and represent our organization in key internal and external AI, ML, or RecSys conferences. About the team Amazon Beauty Tech is a key and essential part of the Consumables organization and North America Stores. We are a passionate group of engineers, scientists, product managers, and designers who drive technological innovation to improve the customer shopping experience. We have a startup-like work culture where innovation is encouraged; we are never afraid to propose big ideas for fear of failing! We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • CA, BC, Vancouver
    Job ID: 2633378
    (Updated 22 days ago)
    Alexa Daily Essentials is hiring an Applied Scientist to research and implement large language model innovations to enhance Alexa's language understanding, knowledge representation, reasoning and generation capabilities. The Alexa Daily Essentials team delivers experiences critical to how customers interact with Alexa as part of daily life. We drive over 40 billion+ actions annually across 60 million+ monthly customers, who engage with our products across experiences connected to Timers, Alarms, Calendars, Food, and News. Our experiences include critical time saving techniques, ad-supported news audio and video, and in-depth kitchen guidance aimed at serving the needs of the family from sunset to sundown. Our upcoming launches are at the forefront of innovation, delivering step-function improvements in experiences that stretch across the customer journey, and new AI technologies that will enable customers to send Alexa information for future recall and conversation. We collaborate closely with partners such as Amazon.com, Whole Foods, Spotify, CNN, Fox, NPR, BBC, Discovery, and Food Network to deliver our vision. If you are passionate about redefining the personal assistant experience and leveraging innovative technology to improve daily life, we’d love to hear from you. This is an opportunity to make a tangible impact at the heart of the Alexa ecosystem. As an applied scientist, you will advance state of the art techniques in ML and LLM, and work closely with product and engineering teams to build the next generation of the Alexa smart assistant. Key job responsibilities - Rapidly prototype ML/LLM solutions, evaluate feasibility, and drive projects to production deployment - Continuously monitor and improve model performance through retraining, parameter tuning, and architecture refinements - Develop new training and inference techniques to improve model performance - Work cross-functionally across engineering, product, and business teams to understand customer needs, scope science work, and drive science solutions from conception to customer delivery - Research and develop LLM innovations, and lead paper publications. - Code proficiently in Python (required) and Java (preferred); optimize systems for high performance at scale; contribute code directly into production services - Innovate and develop science and engineering solutions that optimize team operations and increase team effectiveness. - Clearly communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and leadership We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • CA, BC, Vancouver
    Job ID: 2629977
    (Updated 22 days ago)
    Alexa Daily Essentials is hiring an Applied Scientist to research and implement large language model innovations to enhance Alexa's language understanding, knowledge representation, reasoning and generation capabilities. The Alexa Daily Essentials team delivers experiences critical to how customers interact with Alexa as part of daily life. We drive over 40 billion+ actions annually across 60 million+ monthly customers, who engage with our products across experiences connected to Timers, Alarms, Calendars, Food, and News. Our experiences include critical time saving techniques, ad-supported news audio and video, and in-depth kitchen guidance aimed at serving the needs of the family from sunset to sundown. Our upcoming launches are at the forefront of innovation, delivering step-function improvements in experiences that stretch across the customer journey, and new AI technologies that will enable customers to send Alexa information for future recall and conversation. We collaborate closely with partners such as Amazon.com, Whole Foods, Spotify, CNN, Fox, NPR, BBC, Discovery, and Food Network to deliver our vision. If you are passionate about redefining the personal assistant experience and leveraging innovative technology to improve daily life, we’d love to hear from you. This is an opportunity to make a tangible impact at the heart of the Alexa ecosystem. As an applied scientist, you will advance state of the art techniques in ML and LLM, and work closely with product and engineering teams to build the next generation of the Alexa smart assistant. Key job responsibilities - Rapidly prototype ML/LLM solutions, evaluate feasibility, and drive projects to production deployment - Continuously monitor and improve model performance through retraining, parameter tuning, and architecture refinements - Develop new training and inference techniques to improve model performance - Work cross-functionally across engineering, product, and business teams to understand customer needs, scope science work, and drive science solutions from conception to customer delivery - Research and develop LLM innovations, and lead paper publications. - Code proficiently in Python (required) and Java (preferred); optimize systems for high performance at scale; contribute code directly into production services - Innovate and develop science and engineering solutions that optimize team operations and increase team effectiveness. - Clearly communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and leadership We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • (Updated 0 days ago)
    Amazon Advertising is one of Amazon's fastest growing and most profitable businesses, responsible for defining and delivering a collection of advertising products that drive discovery and sales. As a core product offering within our advertising portfolio, Sponsored Products (SP) helps merchants, retail vendors, and brand owners succeed via native advertising, which grows incremental sales of their products sold through Amazon. The SP organization's 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! Our team, Off-Search Sourcing and Relevance, has a mission to deliver relevant and useful shopping experience at non-Search pages at Amazon.com. We innovate technology solutions, develop cutting-edge machine learning models that incorporate deep product and shopper understanding, and conduct A/B tests to ensure that we identify all useful and relevant advertisements and provide them to downstream systems for click through prediction and ad auction. We are looking for a passionate Senior Applied Scientist who has technical expertise in information retrieval, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Large Language Models (LLM). In addition to having hands-on experience in building ML-based solutions, an ideal candidate should be able to create and articulate a customer-centric science vision, show willingness to continuously learn about new scientific approaches, and enjoy operating in startup-like environment. Key job responsibilities • Lead business, science and engineering strategy and roadmap for Sponsored Products Off-Search Sourcing and Relevance. • Drive alignment across organizations for science, engineering, and product strategy to achieve business goals. • Lead/guide scientists and engineers across teams to develop, test, launch and improve of science models designed to optimize the shopper experience and deliver long term value for Amazon and advertisers • Develop state of the art experimental approaches and ML models. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Toronto, ON, CAN
  • CA, BC, Vancouver
    Job ID: 2625013
    (Updated 2 days ago)
    Technology is giving the beauty industry a makeover! Are you interested to disrupt and redefine the way customers buy Beauty products online? Are you interested in using the latest advances in machine learning, computer vision, and big-data technologies to build online customer experiences for Beauty products that can equal or even surpass an in-store experience? Amazon Beauty is reinventing the shopping experience for all beauty customers across the largest selection of brands to become the most trusted beauty destination. Beauty is unique in retail with a diverse customer set along with products that are emotional, fun, and creative. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor to build something entirely new and transform an industry! To achieve our vision, we think big and tackle technological challenges every day. We need builders and disruptors who are not afraid to innovate! Our architecture and development processes support rapid experimentation, global deployments, and self-service capabilities that allow us to scale better. We build: - Amazon scale systems: All our technology needs to work at Amazon scale, serving millions of customers with millisecond-level latency. - Immersive customer experiences: We will create elevated and immersive customer experiences that using cutting-edge UI-technologies and user-centric design patterns. - Computer Vision and augmented reality (AR) experiences: We bring exciting experiences directly to the customer's mobile phone using their cameras and combinations of computer vision and AR. - Personalization using machine learning: We use latest advances in ML and GenAI to provide better-personalized shopping experiences. - Data & analytics pipelines: Amazon is data-driven, and a robust data backbone is necessary for our systems. We build on core AWS services such as EC2, S3, DynamoDB, SageMaker, StepFunctions, etc. - Multi-device support: We build for all traditional surfaces - desktop browsers, mobile browsers, and mobile applications. Key job responsibilities We are looking for talented and innovation-driven scientists who are passionate about leveraging the latest advances in either a) Generative AI, Diffusion Models, Computer Vision (CV), Image Processing, and related technologies, and/or b) Recommendation Systems (RecSys), Personalization algorithms, LLM-based RecSys, and related technologies, to solve customer problems in the Beauty space. You will have an opportunity to revolutionize the customer shopping experience across the world's most extensive catalog of beauty products. You will be directly responsible for leading the ideation, design, prototyping, development, and launch of innovative scientific solutions that address customer problem in the beauty and shopping space. You will closely partner with product managers, UX designers, engineers, and the broader Amazon scientific community to pioneer state-of-the-art solutions to extremely challenging problems in machine learning and computer vision. You will help hire, mentor, and develop the best and brightest science and engineering talent while our organization rapidly continues to expand. You will be our organization's Tech Evangelist and represent our organization in key internal and external AI, ML, CV or RecSys conferences. About the team Amazon Beauty Tech is a key and essential part of the Consumables organization and North America Stores. We are a passionate group of engineers, scientists, product managers, and designers who drive technological innovation to improve the customer shopping experience. We have a startup-like work culture where innovation is encouraged; we are never afraid to propose big ideas for fear of failing! We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • CA, BC, Vancouver
    Job ID: 2572499
    (Updated 28 days ago)
    Selling Partner Promotions is seeking a Sr. Economist to use econometric and machine learning techniques to help offer Customers high quality deals and promotions. This role will be a key member of a team of scientists supporting the Pricing and Promotions related business. The Sr. Economist will work closely with other research scientists, machine learning experts, and economists to design and run experiments, research new algorithms, and find new ways to improve Seller Pricing and Promotions to optimize the Customer experience. Key job responsibilities - Build economic models to quantify the causal impact of pricing actions and promotions on customers and sellers. - Build models to define, measure and optimize for high quality deals - Define and execute an extensive experimental roadmap to test hypotheses and validate the outputs of models. - Create models that allow an optimization of selling partner ROI and customer long-term value. - Evaluate and validate the proposed models via offline benchmark tests as well as online A/B tests in production. - Publish and present your work at internal and external scientific venues. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Vancouver, BC, CAN

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