Amazon

Principal Applied Scientist - Alexa Speaker Characteristics

3+ months agoSunnyvale, CA

DESCRIPTION

Interested in making Amazon Echo more intuitive? Our Org is seeking a Sr Scientist Lead to mentor our SpeakerID teams and help our Scientists make Alexa personalized to each of our customers. We're building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. Come join us!

Alexa is the groundbreaking cloud-based intelligent agent that powers Echo and other devices designed around your voice. Our team is creating the science and technology behind Alexa. The charter for the team is to increase SpeakerID adoption across domains, by recognizing individual speakers with highest accuracy, enabling faster model experimentation, and building automated SpeakerID training workflows. As a Sr. Scientist Lead, Speaker Recognition, you will be responsible for mentoring SpeakerID Science teams and building industry-leading intelligent offerings that customers love. You will guide teams of SpeakerID Scientists in writing production-ready code for applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), in order to reduce users cognitive load, reduce friction in their day-to-day activities and finally, inspire our customers by enabling serendipitous discovery of experience.

You will leverage Amazon's heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in artificial intelligence. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of novel products and services that make use of speech and language technology.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• PhD with specialization in speech recognition, image recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning
• 10+ years of combined industry and research experience
• Experience in product deliverables
• Experience and interest in diarization, far field speech, and speaker characteristics
• Technical leadership experience
• ASR, or NLP, and Deep Learning experience
• A track record and publications of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field
• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and solutions to all levels of the organization
• Desire, ability and experience mentoring Scientists and managers on speech, speakerID, ASR and/or NLP concepts
• Strong communication and data presentation skills
• Strong publication record

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• PhD with specialization in speech recognition, image recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning
• 10+ years of combined industry and research experience
• Experience in product deliverables
• Experience and interest in diarization, far field speech, and speaker characteristics
• Technical leadership experience

Job ID: Amazon-1396375