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No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/6/2016
Job Category:
Software Development
Applied Scientist, Computer Vision
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Amazon | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

We are looking for world-class scientists to create and integrate computer vision into Amazon's Fulfillment network. The Amazon Fulfillment Technologies (AFT) computer vision research team is using state-of-the-art computer vision technologies to automate the processes for stowing, picking, and packing Amazon's inventory. Our hardware and software systems are deployed in working fulfillment centers and generate a trove of data to drive innovative uses of deep-learning, 3D reconstruction, and other recognition technologies. Our team has the experience of fielding systems into production.

As an applied scientist in AFT Computer Vision you will work on a variety of problems, including action recognition, object detection, 3D estimation, and weakly-supervised learning. You will:
Work directly with hardware engineers to develop end-to-end computer vision systems that process millions of images per day. Interact with software engineers to integrate algorithms into distributed software systems. Develop cutting-edge automation technologies as you collaborate with teams in Amazon Robotics. Connect operational business problems to computer vision problems. Have the satisfaction of seeing your systems deployed in operating fulfillment centers. As a researcher on our team, you can interact with university researchers, mentor interns, and publish their work in internal corporate conferences, with the possibility of publishing externally also.

Basic Qualifications

MS/PhD in Computer Science or a relevant field. Strong mathematical aptitude Experience working in both computer vision and machine learning Proficiency in C/C++ and/or Python Proven track-record delivering computer vision systems, preferably with publications in top computer vision venues. Interest in working with interns and university partners

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science or relevant field Experience with deep-learning technologies or robotics Experience delivering production computer vision systems.

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About Amazon

Where all Amazon orders come to life

 

Fulfillment is at the heart of the Amazon experience. We deliver millions of products to hundreds of countries worldwide. Our teams possess a wide range of skills and expertise, from business analysis and inventory management to engineering. With more than 80 Fulfillment Centers worldwide, Amazon Fulfillment is growing at a pace that requires the best and brightest talent to be brought in to our company to help us continue to make history.

 

The evolution of Amazon has been driven by innovation. It’s part of our DNA. We are doing things every day that have never been done before—providing a huge selection of products and continuing to fulfill orders quickly. We accomplish this by solving complex problems with ingenuity and simplicity. We're making history and the good news is that we've only just begun!

 

We create. We build. We take ownership for what we do – whether we’re developing a new technology in-house or launching a new Fulfillment Center. Together, we’re constantly creating the ideas, services and products that make life easier for Amazon’s millions of customers. Regardless of role, each Amazonian is completely focused on working hard, having fun and making history.