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Sr Manager, Applied Science , Alexa International Tech

Job ID: 2672349 | Services LLC


Want to be part of the team whose mission is to expand Alexa to new countries, languages, devices and cultures? The Alexa International team makes it happen. Our customers are very diverse in where they live, the languages they speak to Alexa, the devices they use and the content that matters most. In turn, our problems are diverse and need innovative solutions.

We are seeking a Senior Applied Science Manager who will play a key role in the next generation of AI powered Conversational Assistants.

Key job responsibilities
Lead and manage a team of applied and research scientists responsible for building multilingual experiences
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that Amazon’s AI models are aligned with human preferences.
Identify and prioritize research opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact our AI systems.
Mentor and guide team members to achieve their career goals and objectives.
Communicate research findings and progress to senior leadership and stakeholders.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bellevue, WA, USA


- Masters in Computer Science, Linguistics, or a related field.
- 10+ years of experience in natural language processing, machine learning, or a related field.
- Proven track record of leading and managing science teams handling personalization and affinity mining.
- Expert knowledge of machine learning algorithms and techniques.
- Familiarity with large-scale data processing and storage systems.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment


PHD and Experience with building applications using Large language models

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $196,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $340,300/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.