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Senior Applied Scientist - Search

Senior Applied Scientist - Search

Job ID 
615383
# Positions 
1
Company/Location (search) 
CN-11-Beijing
Posted Date 
1/29/2018
Position Category for Posting 
Research Science
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Job Description

Amazon is the biggest E-commerce company in the world, and Amazon CN Technology team is focusing on building cutting edge web application to improve the core online shopping experience. In this team you will have the opportunity to develop cool features that will run on Amazon websites to impact millions of Amazon customers. The team is also producing innovative ideas every day to make the customers feel the website is intelligent.

The CN Technology team operates very much like a startup – it moves quickly and is constantly innovating. However, you have the full resources of Amazon at your disposal, allowing you to move at even greater speed. You will find that the team works in a very agile fashion, delivering new features every few weeks, adapting to customer needs as well as delivering against long-term goals.

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD required in computer vision, machine learning, or related discipline
  • Depth and breadth in state-of-the-art NLP and machine learning technologies
  • Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals
  • Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art
  • Ability to develop practical solutions to complex problems
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in C/C++, python, and/or matlab

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with designing and building large-scale systems in a multi-tiered, distributed environment (Service Oriented Architecture).
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and project planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling.
  • Experience optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities. Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly.
  • Search experience is a plus.