Senior Research Scientist, Alexa AI

Amazon.Com, Inc. Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 3 weeks ago

Interested in delivering Natural Language Understanding (NLU) engineering solutions for Alexa working closely with a team of scientists in the Machine Learning (ML) space? The Applied Modeling and Data Science team is a group of research and language scientists working on natural language solutions that push the envelope in the NLU space, in order to revolutionize how customers interact with Amazon's products and services. Products such as Amazon Echo, Echo Show, and Fire TV are illustrative of the user-delighting spoken language solutions Amazon is building.

As a Senior Research Scientist in our Applied Modeling team, you will be responsible for data-driven improvements to our spoken language understanding models. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology.

You will:

  • Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data sourcing/collection, ground truth generation, normalization, transformation, cross-lingual alignment/mapping, etc.

  • Clean, analyze and select data to achieve goals

  • Build and release models that elevate the customer experience and track impact over time

  • Collaborate with colleagues from science, engineering and business backgrounds.

  • Present proposals and results in a clear manner backed by data and coupled with actionable conclusions

  • Work with engineers to develop efficient data analysis and modeling infrastructure for both offline and online use cases

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