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Applied Science Manager, Music Ml-P13n

Amazon Music

San Francisco, CA 03-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Amazon Music is an immersive audio entertainment service that deepens connections between fans, artists, and creators. From personalized music playlists to exclusive podcasts, concert livestreams to artist merch, Amazon Music is innovating at some of the most exciting intersections of music and culture. We offer experiences that serve all listeners with our different tiers of service: Prime members get access to all the music in shuffle mode, and top ad-free podcasts, included with their membership; customers can upgrade to Amazon Music Unlimited for unlimited, on-demand access to 100 million songs, including millions in HD, Ultra HD, and spatial audio; and anyone can listen for free by downloading the Amazon Music app or via Alexa-enabled devices. Join us for the opportunity to influence how Amazon Music engages fans, artists, and creators on a global scale.

You will be managing a team within the Music Machine Learning and Personalization organization that is responsible for developing, training, serving and iterating on models used for personalized candidate generation for both Music and Podcasts.

Key job responsibilities
- Lead a group of scientists and software engineers located in San Francisco and Seattle to deliver solutions utilizing ML and other advanced algorithms to solve business problems.
- Advance team's engineering craftsmanship and drive continued scientific innovation as a thought leader and practitioner.
- Develop science and engineering roadmap, run Sprint/quarter and annual planning, and foster cross-team collaboration to execute complex projects.
- Hire and develop top talents, provide technical and career development guidance to both scientists and engineers in the organization.
- Leverage industry best practices to establish repeatable applied science practices, principles & processes.

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

San Francisco, CA, USA

- 4+ years of applied research experience
- 3+ years of scientists or machine learning engineers management experience
- 3+ years of building machine learning models for business application experience
- PhD, or Master's degree and 6+ years of applied research experience
- Knowledge of ML, NLP, Information Retrieval and Analytics
- Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language

- Experience building complex software systems, especially involving deep learning, machine learning and computer vision, that have been successfully delivered to customers

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $147,100/year in our lowest geographic market up to $286,000/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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn19e1-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $147,100 to $286,000 Per Year ($ USD)