2018 Research Scientist - Speech in Sunnyvale

2018 Research Scientist - Speech
Amazon Services LLC
Sunnyvale CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2018-08-20


Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

Amazon is looking for a passionate, talented, and inventive Research Scientist intern to help build industry-leading Speech and Language technology. Our mission is to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers.

As a Speech and Language Scientist intern, you will work with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage Amazon’s heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in speech enhancement and spoken language understanding.

We are hiring in all areas of spoken language understanding: speech enhancement, ASR, NLU, text-to-speech (TTS), and Dialog Management.


· MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics with specialization in speech processing, recognition, natural language processing, or machine learning
· Familiar with programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl or Python
· Mastery of statistics and probability, particularly their application in systems analysis and operations research.
· Experience with SQL and Statistical/mathematical programming software packages (R, SPSS, CPLEX,LONDO or Xpress etc).
· Good problem solving and data analysis skills.


· Currently enrolled in PhD program in relevant discipline (see basic qualifications).
· Experience with inventory planning and supply chain management (forecasting, planning, optimization, and/or logistics).
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Experience working with data mining on large datasets (“big data”).
Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/V

2018 Research Scientist - Speech
Amazon Services LLC
Sunnyvale CA USA