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Amazon Applied Scientist II, Amazon AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) in Bellevue, Washington


We are looking for a passionate, talented, and resourceful Applied Scientist with background in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Reinforcement Learning, or Recommender Systems to invent and build scalable solutions for a state-of-the-art conversational assistant. The ideal candidate should have a robust foundation in machine learning and a keen interest in advancing the field. The ideal candidate would also enjoy operating in dynamic environments, have the self-motivation to take on challenging problems to deliver big customer impact, and move fast to ship solutions and then iterate on user feedback and interactions.

About the team

The Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) team is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Applied Scientist to help build industry-leading conversational technologies that customers love. Our mission is to push the envelope in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Machine Learning (ML), Dialog Management, Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bellevue, WA, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of building models for business application experience

  • PhD, or Master's degree and 4+ years of CS, CE, ML or related field experience

  • Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in engineering, technology, computer science, machine learning, robotics, operations research, statistics, mathematics or equivalent quantitative field

  • Publications at peer-reviewed NLP/ML conferences (e.g. ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, AAAI)

  • Solid ML background and familiar with standard NLU and ML techniques

  • Solid software development experience

  • Good written and spoken communication skills

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $136,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $222,200/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.