Overview

Amazon is looking for passionate and talented language technologies engineers with background in Machine Translation (MT) and/or Natural Language Processing (NLP) to help us scale our industry-leading MT and NLP technology.
Our mission is to enable superior experience for all of Amazon’s customers in their native languages by developing and deploying state-of-the art technology and applications in Machine Translation (MT), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML).

As part of our MT development team, you will work alongside our MT research team on developing, deploying, maintaining and supporting our platform fleet of Machine Translation systems that serve our various Amazon teams and clients. 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 Amazon’s heterogeneous language data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in MT and NLP.
Major Responsibilities
Train and evaluate statistical and neural models for MT using Amazon’s proprietary MT technology.
Analyze the accuracy and performance of MT models and systems.
Assist in deploying, maintaining, and supporting Amazon’s platform fleet of dedicated MT systems in production for our clients.
Design and implement software to collect, analyze and prepare large natural language data sets.
Collaborate with Amazon MT research team in experimentation, integration, and testing of technology improvements.

Company:

Amazon

Qualifications:

BS in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, Linguistics, or in another data engineering field.
Experience working on data-intensive Natural Language Processing technology systems or similar systems.
Good implementation skills in Java (or other high-level programming language) as well as Python or similar scripting languages.
Exceptional analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Formal or informal knowledge of linguistics and/or foreign languages.

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

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About Amazon

Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

Founded by Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Bezos believed that only the Internet could offer customers the convenience of browsing a selection of millions of book titles in a single sitting. During the first 30 days of business, Amazon fulfilled orders for customers in 50 states and 45 countries - all shipped from his Seattle-area garage.

Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to Amazon.com to research and develop technology that improv