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Sr. Applied Scientist, Sunnyvale, California

Created10/14/2021
Reference1771075
CategoryResearch Science
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
StateCalifornia
CitySunnyvale
Zip94085
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
Job summary
Are you a passionate scientist in the area of computer vision and machine learning who is aspired to develop new and innovative technologies to new product categories? Are you interested in applying your deep knowledge to new and challenging areas? Are you looking to scale capabilities computer vision and machine learning capabilities to new workload sizes? Are you up to the task of delivering innovative and scalable technology that manages automated recognition of millions of items?

You will be part of the Device AI team whose missions is to push the frontier of computer vision and machine learning technology into the smart home application area. This is a great opportunity for you to innovate in this space by developing algorithms at the edge and in the cloud, and integrating them into consumer services to enable a premium customer experience. In this role, you will be an owner of the full algorithm development cycle, from sensor evaluation and data engineering to algorithm design, implementation, optimization and deployment. This position also requires experience with developing efficient software components on resource-constrained computing platforms on the edge. You will collaborate with different Amazon teams to make informed decisions on the best practices in machine learning to build highly-optimized integrated hardware and software platforms.

Main Responsibilities
• Apply best practices to investigate, acquire, process and analyze data sources for algorithm development.
• Research and implement the state-of-the-art methods in computer vision and machine learning to deliver algorithms that meets product specifications.
• Design, build algorithm evaluation frameworks, schedule and report algorithm performance on a regular basis.
• Optimize and deploy algorithms on target hardware platforms.
• Establish, develop and maintain frameworks and procedures for image sensor selection and evaluation and image quality monitoring.
• Influence system design by making informed decisions on the selection of data sources, algorithms and sensors.

Basic Qualifications:
• PhD degree with 4 years of applied research experience or a Masters degree and 6+ years of experience of applied research experience
• 3+ years of experience in building machine learning models for business application
• Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language

Preferred Qualifications:
• 2+ years of experience in C++/Python
• Experience with ROS, Unity, OpenGL
• Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state-of-the-art
• Experience with Linux/embedded devices
• Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen quickly
• Exceptional writing and verbal communications skills

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
EmployerAmazon