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Title: Manager, Research Science - Fire PhonePosted: June 23, 2014
Company/Institution: Amazon
Location: Seattle, WA
Department: Fire Phone (FireFly)

Description: Amazon's Digital Products team develops innovative new products and services like the Kindle. Kindle is a revolutionary reading device, the #1 best-selling product on all of Amazon, and one of the most innovative and fast growing businesses at Amazon. Amazon has also developed significant digital and mobile businesses include Amazon MP3, Amazon Instant Video, IMDb, Amazon Mobile store, and Audible. Many of these applications run on a range of mobile platforms including iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Windows Phone and WebOS. As a Research Manager, you will be responsible for leading an applied research team of computer vision and machine learning scientist in planning, prototyping and delivering AR/AI products on mobile platforms. You will plan roadmaps, evaluate feasibility, and deliver experiences that our customers will love. A successful candidate will have an established background in the computer vision/machine learning community, be familiar with the latest trends/technologies in the computer vision community, and have an understanding of what it takes to apply research to deliver products. You will be helping to hire and build your team, develop customer-facing experiences, manage your own projects, and communicate to members of the team who are not familiar with computer vision. Key Responsibilities: - Responsible for understanding feasibility on multiple research areas. Build roadmaps and milestones. Understand what works or won

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