Do you like Alexa? Do you have a passion for cars? Do you love bleeding edge technology? Are you a linguist with technical aptitude? Or are you an engineer with a passion for (human) languages and linguistics? Alexa Automotive - Personal mobility team is looking for an for a Applied Scientist with strong software development skills to bring Alexa - the voice controlled personal assistant behind Amazon Echo – in automobiles. The team seeks to provide seamless experiences for customers in local search, navigation/traffic, public transit with Alexa in the car.
As an Applied Scientist, you will participate in the design, development, evaluation, deployment and updating of data-driven models and analytical solutions for machine learning (ML) and/or natural language (NL) applications. You will work with software developers and other teams to design and implement statistical models for how customers use and interact with smart devices in their homes and on cars. You will help lay the foundation to move from directed device interactions to learned behaviors that enable Alexa to proactively take action on behalf of the customer.