• Data Scientist - Selection Monitoring Team

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/23/2018 6:03 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Selection Monitoring team sits at the core of Amazon’s retail business, and our systems help Amazon stay ahead of the curve by providing the broadest set of products to satisfy our customers’ shopping needs.
    We build platforms, systems and tools for the retail business, create and take advantage of datasets that contains billions of records, use the latest data processing technologies land machine learning techniques All aiming to keep Amazon’s catalog comprehensive and competitively priced in order to maintain our position as the most customer-obsessed and innovative company in the world.

    As a data scientist you will apply techniques from machine learning, information retrieval and data mining to solve some challenging problems using the data from the Amazon catalog and other big data systems. We work on determining potential of new brands and products in the Amazon platform using the billions of items that are available in the Amazon catalog. The challenge is to solve these problems with very sparse and data that requires processing and analysis.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors or Masters degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or in another highly quantitative field
    • 3+ years of relevant experience
    • Experience in SQL, R, Python, or another scripting language; command line usage; experience in Python or Scala.
    • Evidence of using of relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development and evaluation data sets, etc. in data analysis projects

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Results oriented person with a delivery focus.
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

    Domain expertise in ONE OR MORE of the following fields:

    • Big data and Distributed processing (Spark, MapReduce)
    • Machine Learning
    • Ranking and Forecasting

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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