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Title: Applied Scientist - Computer VisionPosted: October 27, 2015
Company/Institution: A9.com
Location: Seattle, WA
Department: Visual Search

Description: A9.com, an Amazon company, creates powerful, customer-focused search and advertising solutions and technologies. The A9 Visual Search and Mobile Innovation team creates solutions aimed at helping customers search and discover the world around them via a camera-phone view. We are developing advanced technologies to leverage our vast catalog of images in ways that dramatically improve the experience of Amazon customers. We tackle complex problems in computer vision, image recognition, deep learning, and large-scale distributed systems.

As an Applied Scientist in Computer Vision in Visual Search you will:
  • Investigate and solve exciting and difficult challenges in image recognition, classification, augmented reality and deep learning.
  • Research and develop scalable computer vision and machine learning solutions to hard problems.
  • Design, implement, and deploy full-stack computer vision solutions for millions of Amazon customers.
  • Build on A9's core technology in Visual Search.
  • Use the latest advances in neural networks and machine learning to bring new experiences for our customers.

You are going to love this job because you will:
  • Be immersed in a "critical mass” of innovative and top caliber computer vision experts in a collegial and fun environment.
  • Work on incredibly hard problems in computer vision that are of value in the real world.
  • Create world-class computer vision products.
  • Build on Amazon’s tools and vast technical resources.
  • Work in a dynamic team that provides continuous opportunities for learning and growth.

Located in our Seattle office, you will experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.com (AMZN), one of the world's leading internet companies and work along side other developer teams across Amazon’s businesses and technology initiatives. We provide a highly customer-centric, team-oriented, collaborative environment at our offices located on the Amazon Corporate campus in Seattle, WA.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, or a Master's degree with equivalent industry experience.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in computer vision or image processing.
  • Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals or a proven track record of industry innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art.
  • At least 3 years of experience in coding computer vision and machine learning algorithms in C++, C# or Java
  • Proficiency in MATLAB or Python

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated track record of successful projects in algorithm design and software development through the product lifecycle.
  • Deep learning, machine learning, information retrieval, or data mining experience.
  • Specific computer vision skills in object detection, recognition, 3D computer vision, and/or tracking.
  • 3+ years of developing computer vision and machine learning algorithms in an industrial/corporate setting
  • Experience leveraging and augmenting large code base and computer vision/machine libraries/toolkits to deliver new solutions.
  • Experience deploying solutions to AWS or cloud services a plus.
  • Familiarity with vision systems on mobile devices.
  • Excellent communication skills, solid work ethic, and a strong desire to write production-quality code.


Application Instructions: Apply online at: http://www.amazon.jobs/jobs/352367/applied-scientist-computer-vision