Senior Research Engineer

Amazon.Com, Inc. East Palo Alto , CA 94303

Posted 2 months ago

Interested to help us building new speech and language technology for Amazon Web Services?

Amazon is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Research Engineers with a strong machine learning background to help build industry-leading human language technology. Our mission is to provide a delightful experience to Amazon's customers by pushing the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Machine Translation (MT), Text-To-Speech (TTS), and Machine Learning (ML).

We are looking for a talented Machine Learning/Research engineer to work on automated dubbing research. In this role, you will be responsible for translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverables with the design, development, testing, and deployment of highly scalable distributed services. You will partner with scientists and other engineers to help investigate, evaluate, implement, and connect sophisticated algorithms to our cloud based engines. You will design, build, evaluate prototypes and production-ready components. Candidates should also be very agile in developing flexible software with respect to scientific, experimentation methods and usage patterns.

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Inclusive Team Culture

Here 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 Balance

Our 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 Growth

Our 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 into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience

  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

  • MSc in Computer Science or related field

  • 7+ years of work experience in an AI/ML/NLP field in industry and/or academia

  • Advanced research methodology skills

  • Excellent coding skills, expert in Python

  • PhD in Computer Science or related field

  • Industry experience as a Research Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer, Data Engineer

  • Research experience and publications in AI/ML/NLP

  • Experience in leading production-quality and large-scale deployment of applications related to NLP and ML.

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

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, visit

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