A9

A9.com is looking for a Senior Software Engineer – Search Relevance in Palo Alto, CA. The post states, “A9.com, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, is the search technology subsidiary of Amazon.com. We value all the positive traits of a successful startup — creativity, a fast pace, high energy, and a fun environment where everybody and their work is important. These traits, combined with the history of success and the resources of Amazon.com, are a winning combination for the team and for our customers. Our Search Relevance team is looking for strong and talented engineers who can make a difference in the quality of Amazon’s product search. As part of A9′s Relevance team, you’ll participate in all parts of the R&D process, from experimenting with new ideas and exploring new techniques to implementing features used by millions of Amazon.com customers every day.”

 

Qualifications for the position include: “At least 6 years of hands-on experience developing reliable, maintainable code using both high level scripting languages like Python or Perl, and either C, C++, or Java. At least 3 years of hands-on experience in Information Retrieval, Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning or statistical models used in linguistic processing, such as Hidden Markov Models and Conditional Random Fields. Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and complexity analysis. Iteratively analyzing data, integrating new data sources, experimenting and optimizing. Practical experience in a variety of machine learning and modeling techniques including time series forecasting, decision trees, multi-linear/logistic regression and Bayesian analysis.”

 

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