Sr. NLP Scientist

Amazon   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: e-Commerce


Not Specified years

Posted 292 days ago

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Looking for an NLP Scientist who can bring bleeding edge machine learning and NLP techniques into real products solving real problems together with a highly multi-disciplinary team of scientist, engineers, strategic partners, product managers and subject domain.


· PhD in machine learning (or in a highly related area) or equivalent experience
· Solid background in statistical learning techniques for NLP (Deep Learning, HMMs, CRFs, SVMs, LDA, LSI, MRFs etc)
· Must have ML/NLP algorithm implementation experience as well as the ability to modify standard algorithms (e.g. change objectives, work-out the math and implement)
· Strong programming skills in at least one object oriented programming language (Java, Scala, C++, Python, etc.)
· Knowledge of or experience in building production quality and large scale deployment of applications related to natural language processing and machine learning.
· Fluency with at least one of the modern distributed ML frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, MxNet
· Eager to learn new algorithms, new application areas and new tools.
· Excellent communication skills


· PhD in Natural Language Processing or Information Retrieval
· Experience in one or more of the following areas: entity/relation extraction, normalization, text summarization, semantic search, word/paragraph/document embedding, ranking, ontology-aware IR, question answering systems
· Experience and/or motivation to work on modern deep learning approaches to NLP: word/paragraph embedding, representation learning, text/sentiment classification, ambiguity disambiguation
· Track-record of having developed novel algorithms, e.g. publications in one or more of the following: KDD, WWW, NIPS, NAACL, ACL, SIGIR, EMNLP, ICML etc
· Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems.

Job ID: 613740