Principal Applied Scientist - Brand Advertising and Shopping

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Job Details

  • Location: Seattle, WA, 98104
  • Date Posted: 2022-02-09
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Marketing
  • Req Number: 1929845
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Job summary
The Principal Scientist in this role will initiate and work on key initiatives for developing and advancing world-leading conversational AI technologies to build adaptive experiences for shoppers. In this role will have opportunities to dive deep on a specific areas of conversational AI and act as a technical lead, as well as work across teams and areas influencing data, algorithm, and design decisions. Areas of interest cover the whole conversational AI spectrum, including open-domain dialogue and task-oriented dialogue.

Key job responsibilities
In this role you will:

Analyze system short-comings for leading the development of data-driven and algorithmic innovations, defining the path to production, and for influencing design and architecture of goal-relevant software.

Work in a hybrid, fast-paced organization where product, scientists and engineers work jointly together and drive improvements directly to production.

Deliver scalable, robust, and automated solutions, making new algorithms and processes scalable to work on production-scale data sizes and achieving automated adaptation of processes and algorithms to new environments and to other locales.

Integrate new algorithms and processes into existing modeling stacks, simplify and streamline the existing modeling stacks, and develop testing and evaluation strategies.

Influence design and architecture of software stacks used offline and at runtime for building and deploying model artifacts, achieving flexible yet efficient solutions suitable for R&D work and for running in production.


· PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Mathematics with at least 10 years of related work experience.
· Domain expertise in deep learning, natural language processing, knowledge graph.
· Familiarity with machine learning techniques, scientific thinking, and the ability to invent.
· Familiarity with programming languages such as C/C++ and Python.


·Specialization in speech recognition and machine learning.
· Demonstrated publication record.
· Software design and development skills.
· Experience working effectively with science, data processing, and software engineering teams.
· Proven track record of innovation and advancing the state of the art.
· Start-up experience, architecting and designing systems from the ground-up.
· Experience presenting to C-level and VP stakeholders.

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