Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 5:21 AM
Machine Learning Scientist for Machine TranslationAmazon is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive scientist with a strong background in applying machine learning and statistical methods to Machine Translation (MT) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), to help build our industry:leading MT and NLP technology.Our mission is to enable superior experience for all of AmazonA?s customers in their native languages by developing state:of:the art technology and applications in Machine Translation (MT), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML).As part of our MT R and D team, you will work alongside our other internationally recognized experts to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state:of:the:art in MT. Your work will directly impact millions of our customers in the form of products and services that make use of our MT and NLP technology. You will gain hands on experience with AmazonA?s heterogeneous speech, text, and structured data sources, and large:scale computing resources to accelerate advances in MT and NLP.Major responsibilitiesUse statistical and machine learning techniques to create scalable MT and text understanding systemsDesign, development and evaluation of highly accurate and innovative models for translation and for language analysis and generation.Work closely with software engineering teams to drive large:scale and real:time model implementations and new feature capabilities.Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large:scale data analysis, model development, model validation and model implementationResearch and implement novel machine learning and statistical approachesMS or PhD in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Statistics or in another highly quantitative field3+ years of hands:on experience in data:driven predictive modeling and analysis in MT, NLP or other related language technology areas.Strong implementation skills in Java, C++ (or other high:level programming language) as well as Python or similar scripting languages.Experience in R and D in large:scale NLP systems in a large industrial or government environmentDemonstrated independent scientific thinking and/or a track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the fieldEstablished publication record in MT, NLP and/or related fields.Solid software development experienceGood written and spoken communication skills.A curiosity about problems that seem impossible to solve and a drive to think outside of the box to invent what hasnt been invented yet.
• Location: Pittsburgh
• Post ID: 37554045 pittsburgh