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Machine Learning Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer

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Amazon Development Center (Netherlands) B.V.
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Job Description

Do you know Amazon Alexa? We develop Text To Speech framework for our AI-powered personal voice assistant.

We are the creators of the state-of-the-art speech synthesis behind Amazon Alexa and Amazon Polly. We support dozens of high quality voices that facilitate the development of future Human-Machine interfaces powering IoT devices and computers.
Our goal is to make our voice as natural as human's (voice)!
In our daily work, we apply latest technologies to the world's leading TTS solution.
We are looking for NLP/ML scientists who have the passion to tackle tough problems by bringing cutting edge machine learning and NLP techniques into a our in house AI solution! Together with a highly multi-disciplinary team of scientists, engineers, product managers and subject domain experts you will solve real problems, increase accuracy using data and magic.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Mathematics with specialisation in speech recognition/generation, natural language processing, or machine learning;
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as C/C++, Java;
  • Practical knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Perl);
  • Ability to communicate technical ideas with peers and non-technical peers;
  • Solid background in statistical learning techniques for NLP (HMMs, CRFs, SVMs, LDA, LSI, MRFs etc)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in building speech synthesis and natural language processing systems (e.g. commercial speech products or government speech projects);
  • Scientific thinking and the ability to invent, a track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field;
  • Solid software development experience;
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.