|Title: Research Scientist, Image Processing||Posted: January 8, 2014|
|Location: Seattle, WA|
|Department: Digital Products|
Description: We are passionate about image processing and photography. We launched a custom camera app on the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets and are working on other new initiatives. Our applications present unique long-term opportunities for R&D in the fields of computer vision, image processing, and machine learning. We have terabytes of image data we can dive into to come up with innovative ideas and solutions. As a research scientist, you will help analyze the data, prototype features and then help the engineering team build the features into production for our millions of customers !
We are looking for passionate, hard-working, talented, and experienced Research Scientists who have outstanding research background in the computer vision and image processing areas, and have strong passion for building innovative photography applications that customers love. You will have an enormous opportunity to conduct applied research on futuristic technologies, whilst making direct impact to cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.
Conduct applied research to investigate and nurture innovative and practical algorithms solving real-world problems
Develop and own strategic plans for next-gen technologies and products
Develop and optimize high-accuracy real-time computer vision solutions for digital and mobile platforms
Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members
Create intellectual properties (patents) and publish technical papers
Interact with academic and industrial research communities for synchronizing with the trends and disseminating innovative ideas
Will work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software.
Technical evaluations of third party products
Application Instructions: http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/229400