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Amazon Principal Research Scientist, Artificial General Intelligence - Data Services in Boston, Massachusetts


As a Principal Research Scientist in the Amazon Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) Data Services organization, you will be responsible for sourcing and quality of massive datasets powering Amazon's AI. You will play a critical role in driving innovation and advancing the state-of-the-art in natural language processing and machine learning. You will be responsible for developing and implementing cutting-edge algorithms and techniques to extract valuable insights from large-scale data sources. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and data scientists to ensure that our AI systems are aligned with human policies and preferences.

Key job responsibilities

  • Responsible for sourcing and quality of massive datasets powering Amazon's AI.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that Amazon’s AI models are aligned with human preferences.

  • Develop and implement strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of programs delivering massive datasets.

  • Identify and prioritize research opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact our AI systems.

  • 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 | Boston, MA, USA

Basic Qualifications

- - Masters in Computer Science, Linguistics, or a related field.

- - 10+ years of experience in natural language processing, machine learning, or a related field.

- - 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.

Preferred Qualifications

- - Ph.D. in Computer Science, Linguistics, or a related field.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $151,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $294,700/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.