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Applied Scientist


The Alexa 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.

Key job responsibilities
As an Applied Scientist with the Alexa 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.

About the team
The Alexa 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.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Los Angeles, CA, USA


– 1+ years of building models for business application experience
– PhD, or Master’s degree and 4+ years of CS, CE, ML or related field experience
– Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language


– PhD in engineering, technology, computer science, machine learning, robotics, operations research, statistics, mathematics or equivalent quantitative field
– Experience in building speech recognition, machine translation and natural language processing systems (e.g., commercial speech products or government speech projects)
– Experience in patents or publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals
– Experience in professional software development

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