Do you like Alexa? Do you have a passion for cars? Do you love bleeding edge technology? Are you a Research scientist looking for the next big challenge? Alexa Automotive is looking for a Research Scientist to bring Alexa - the voice controlled personal assistant behind Amazon Echo - to automobiles. The team seeks to provide seamless experiences for customers using Alexa in the car.
Alexa Automotive team is looking for a linguist who loves to script and code or an engineer with a passion for linguistics. Our mission is to build the best voice-enabled experience for the automobile, delighting our customer with never-before possible interactions that not only improve the overall driving experience but also continually surprise and delight our customers. We are seeking a Language Engineer with experience in linguistic annotation, ontologies, taxonomies and/or semantic schemata. In this role, you will directly affect the customer experience through your ownership of the annotation schema for our natural language understanding machine learning models, as well as deterministic recognition grammars.
Specifically, you will:
* Design the natural language understanding components of new Alexa experiences and features by writing grammars and annotation specifications * Identify and solve production issues that are impacting the Alexa customer experience * Collaborate with scientists and other Language Engineers in creating optimal solutions to elevate the customer experience * Advocate strict adherence to annotation guidelines * Scale existing functionalities into new languages
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