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Amazon Cambridge Development Center

Amazon Cambridge Development Center

Machine Learning Scientist - 542970

Have you ever wanted to work on machine learning challenges that will make a lasting impact on society? We are looking for brilliant Machine Learning Researchers who have the passion to tackle tough problems by bringing bleeding edge machine learning algorithms into production for a brand new strategic area for Amazon! Together with a highly multi-disciplinary team of scientist, engineers, strategic partners, product managers and subject domain experts you will work on building a product with machine learning at its core.


  • PhD in machine learning (or in a highly related area) or equivalent experience
  • Solid background in statistical learning techniques
  • Algorithm implementation experience as well as the ability to modify standard algorithms (e.g. changing objectives, working-out the math, implementing and scaling)
  • Strong programming skills in at least one object oriented programming language (Java, Scala, C++, Python, etc.)
  • Knowledge of or experience in building production quality and large scale deployment of applications related to machine learning.
  • Fluency with Unix systems
  • Ability to develop prototypes by manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Eager to learn new algorithms, to keep up-to-date with literature, explore new application areas and new tools.
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience with deep learning
  • Experience with sequential data modelling, time-series analysis and multi-modal learning algorithms
  • Track-record of novel algorithm development, e.g. publications in one or more of the following: KDD, WWW, NIPS, NAACL, ACL, SIGIR, EMNLP, ICML etc
  • Experience with large scale data analysis tools such as Spark, Hadoop etc.
  • Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems


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Organisation:  Amazon Cambridge Development Center