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Sr Language Engineer - Amazon Music Amazon
San Francisco, CA

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Interested in building systems that allow Alexa to talk naturally about music and help users find their favorite song? The Amazon Music conversational AI team is looking for a Senior Language Engineer with experience in linguistic annotation, ontologies, taxonomies and/or semantic schemas, database queries (e.g. SQL), and scripting (e.g. Python). The ideal candidate is interested in being part of a nimble team, passionate about innovating for customers, and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. The person has an attention to detail to deliver solutions that delight customers.

Specifically, the Senior Language Engineer will:

* Design and own the natural language processing components of new Alexa experiences and features by writing grammars and annotation specifications
* Measure and analyze accuracy of our conversational system based on live customer data
* Quantify and summarize errors by measuring the frequency of specific error pattern in utterances
* Identify and resolve issues in statistical NLU model by processing it's training data
* Collaborate with scientists and other Language Engineers in developing coherent and comprehensive meaning representation frameworks
* Lead annotation efforts to test and solidify new representations
* Handle competing requests from a range of data customers
* Use modeling tools to bootstrap new functionalities

Amazon Music

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music conversational AI team!

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

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