As a founding member of Amazon’s Corporate Projects Research team, you will be tasked with solving a huge business problem through innovative technology. The team is using computer vision, image recognition, machine learning, real-time and distributed systems to convert requirements into concrete deliverables. A Researcher on this team will translate business and functional requirements into quick prototypes or proofs of concept. Comfort with a high degree of ambiguity and ability to solve problems that haven’t been solved to scale before are essential.

A Scientist on this team will develop creative, novel, and practical solutions to complex problems. He or she will create advances to current state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning algorithms and develop prototype systems with large-scale, real-world data. The research team collaborates with software and hardware development teams to build robust vision-based solutions for customer-facing applications.




PhD required in computer vision, machine learning, or related discipline
Depth and breadth in state-of-the-art computer vision 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 optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities. Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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About Amazon

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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