Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:29 AM
Are you experienced at applying machine learning to Big Data tasks? Are you excited by analyzing and modeling terabytes of customer search, browse and purchase data to solve complex business problems? We love data and have lots of it. WeA?re looking for scientists capable of using machine learning, data mining and natural language processing techniques on large:scale datasets to design, evangelize, and implement state:of:the:art solutions that directly impact A?s revenue.AmazonA?s Automated Advertising team owns the largest managed marketing channels in the world and is a major contributor to A?s revenue. The team is responsible for inviting customers to visit and purchase from AmazonA?s retail sites through personalized ads delivered via various advertistment channelsA? such as organic search results, search engine advertising, social media advertising and display advertising.We are expanding the Data Science team in this space to help the businesses to improve efficiencies and drive new opportunities. The team will own the main data processing infrastructure and provide intelligent data modeling and reporting supports for the business. Due to the large:scale nature of the business data, the team is designed from ground:up to leverage state:of:the:art big:data technologies including NoSql, EMR, Apache Spark and Elastic Search. You will be working alongside with experienced big data scientists and engineers to create data driven intelligent models and solutions on tasks such as low dimensional feature embedding, personalized recommendations, query classification and keyword clustering. You will also be working closely with sister teams of developers, product/project managements, marketing experts, and business analysts to discover opportunities and drive innovative solutions for the business.What we look for:Major responsibilities Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazons historical business data; Then use machine learning, data mining and natural language processing techniques to create data driven models and solutions to improve business efficiencies; Work closely with software engineering teams to implement model solutions Work closely with stakeholders to optimize various business objectives Track general business activity and provide clear, compelling management reporting on a regular basis Research and implement novel machine learning and data mining approaches*scijobs PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or in another highly quantitative field 2+ years of hands:on experience in machine learning, data mining and/or quantitative analysis Skills with Python, Java, C++, or other programming language, as well as with R, Matlab or similar scripting language Ability to distill problem definitions, models and constraints from informal business requirements, and to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives Communication and data presentation skills A natural curiosity and desire to learn Skills with Pig, Hive, Spark or other Big Data ETL programming languages; Knowledge of relational databases (SQL); Experience with Hadoop, Map Reduce; Ability to distill problem definitions, models and constraints from informal business requirements, and to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives; Strong communication and data presentation skills.
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 46592108 seattle