Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 4:56 AM
Are you excited about impacting millions of customers through application of Machine Learning and other advanced computer science disciplines? Do you thrive in a fast:moving, large:scale environment that values data:driven decision making and sound scientific practices? We are looking for experienced applied scientists build the next level of intelligence that will grow the Amazon Wedding space and will delight our customers. Your work will directly impact millions of Amazon customers and will involve explore Big Data to automatically extract patterns (large:scale machine learning and pattern recognition). We are looking for a lead research scientist to conceive, prototype, evaluate, and iterate on solutions to various quantitative applied research problems. You will be comfortable using a variety of tools and data sources to answer high:impact business questions that impact millions of customers globally, and be able to break down complex information and insights into clear and concise language and be comfortable presenting your findings to audiences with a broad range of backgrounds.Responsibilities:Analyze and validate data using data, algorithms, and statistical tools to ensure high data quality and reliable insights.Develop production software systems utilizing advanced algorithms to solve business problems.Proactively identify interesting areas for deep dive investigations.Design and execute experiments, and analyze experimental results in collaboration with Product Managers, Business Analysts, Economists, and other specialists.Partner with data engineering teams across multiple business lines to improve data assets, quality, metrics and insights.Leverage industry best practices to establish repeatable applied science practices, principles and processes.Recommend, develop and report on the business metrics and KPIs that provide the best measure of the health of our catalog and product listing MS in computer science, engineering or related field with 3 years of relevant experience.Able to understand and translate business and product questions into analytics projectsExcellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms.Strong programming skills (one or more of Java, C/C++, Python) in industrial settingGreat design and problem solving skills, passion for quality and engineering excellence at scale.Ability to work independently in a fast:paced, iterative development environment.Understanding of relational databases and familiarity with statistics.Exemplary communication skills, ability to work with large cross functional teams of technical and non:technical members.PhD in computer science, engineering or related field with 3 years of relevant experience.Expertise in specialized areas such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Graph Processing, Search, Recommendation Systems, or Signal Processing.Knowledge and direct experience using statistical packages and business intelligence toolsExperience in gathering requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting.Track record of executive level reporting to that drive business decisions.
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 46592213 seattle