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Applied Scientist

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Vancouver, BC
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Excited by Big Data, Machine Learning and Predictive Software? Interested in creating new state-of-the-art solutions using Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques on Terabytes of Data?
At Amazon , we are developing state-of-the-art large-scale Machine Learning Services and Applications on the Cloud involving Terabytes of data. We work on applying predictive technology to a wide spectrum of problems in areas such as Amazon Retail, Seller Services, Customer Service and so on. We are looking for talented and experienced Machine Learning Scientists (Ph.D. in a related area preferred) who can apply innovative Machine Learning techniques to real-world e-Commerce problems. You will get to work in a team dedicated to advancing Machine Learning technology at Amazon and converting it to business-impacting solutions. Check out our job description below and contact us if you're interested in learning more.

Major responsibilities

    •Use machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create new, scalable solutions for business problems
    •Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazon's historical business data to help automate and optimize key processes
    •Design, develop and evaluate highly innovative models for predictive learning
    •Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
    •Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches


Basic Qualifications

    •An MS/PhD in CS, Machine Learning, Operational research, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field. PhD strongly preferred.
    •4+ years of industrial experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
    •Strong Problem solving ability
    •Good skills with Java or C++, Perl/Python (or similar scripting language)
    •Experience in using R, Matlab, or any other statistical software
    •Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modeling applications
    •Strong communication and data presentation skills


Preferred Qualifications

    •4+ years of industrial experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
    •Experience handling gigabyte and terabyte size datasets
    •Experience working with retail or e-commerce data
    •Experience working with distributed systems and grid computing
    •Publications or presentation in recognized Machine Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences



Posted: July 19, 2018
Closes: September 17, 2018
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10,000+ employees
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About Amazon

Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of clou...