Applied Scientist: Alexa Engine at Amazon

Applied Scientist: Alexa Engine Details

March 5, 2019, 7:25 a.m.
Machine Learning Science
Alexa Engine
Seattle, Washington
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Do you want to change the world? Alexa and Echo are literally shaping the future of voice recognition and cloud-based content/services. Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud service and the brain that powers Echo, the award-winning and groundbreaking new Amazon device designed around your voice. Echo connects to Alexa, to provide information, answer questions, play music, read the news, check sports scores or the weather, and more—instantly. It's hands-free, and always on. All you have to do is ask. To achieve this, we blend of a variety of disciplines (such as NLP, data mining, machine learning, big data, semantic web, graph stores, cloud computing) in an effort to understand our customers and the things they're excited about. To complement our complex algorithms and extensive data analyses, we create elevated and inspirational mobile and web features across the entire Echo system. We use artificial intelligence, data mining and usability studies to develop new features, and we test them

· Master's degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics or a related quantitative field. · 2+ years of hands-on experience in applied machine learning, and predictive modeling and analysis. · Expeience in one or more modern programming languages such as Java, C# or C++.· PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics or a related quantitative field · Experience in using R, Matlab, or any other statistical software · Solid understanding of foundational statistics concepts and ML algorithms: linear/logistic regression, random forest, boosting, GBM, NNs, etc. · Experience with advanced
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