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Senior Applied Scientist Amazon
Seattle, WA

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Alexa Federated Ontology team's mission is to define and enable a consistent ontology across Amazon to further delight our customers by making Alexa more intelligent and can have longer conversations. Core charter of this team is to build ontologies, ML models, tools and services to enable usage of a federated ontology across Alexa so all teams can speak in same vocabulary when trying to understand user intent and entity recognition.

As a member of this team, you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features to be used across several Alexa teams and skill developers. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, guide senior leadership to help drive business decisions. You will build ML algorithms to automatically map catalog data schema to Alexa federated ontology, build ML models to identify/map new action/entity from data catalogs and categorize entity types and build ML models to map ontological types within and across ontologies. Besides theoretical analysis and innovation, you will work closely with talented engineers to put your algorithms and models into practice. Your work will directly impact the trust customers place in Alexa, globally.

You are the ideal candidate if you are clearly passionate about delivering experiences that delight customers and creating solutions that are robust. You should thrive in ambiguous environments that require to find solutions to problems that have not been solved before. You enjoy and succeed in fast paced environments where learning new concepts quickly is a must. You leverage your exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems to creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products. Your strong communication skills enable you to work effectively with both business and technical partners.

You will be joining a select group of people making history producing one of the most highly rated products in Amazon's history.

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Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

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