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Software Development Engineer- Big Data/Machine Learning

Software Development Engineer- Big Data/Machine Learning

Job ID 
479658
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description


Do you want to join an innovative team of scientists and engineers who use machine learning and statistical techniques to create state-of-the-art solutions for providing better value to Amazon's customers? Do you want to build advanced algorithmic systems that help optimize millions of transactions every day? Do you like to own end-to-end business problems/metrics and directly impact the profitability of the company? Do you like to innovate and simplify? If yes, then you may be a great fit to join the Machine Learning and Data Sciences team for our India Consumer Businesses.


Major responsibilities
  • Design, develop, and support new features to support various Machine Learning applications.
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Participate in the full development cycle: design, development, impact assessment, A/B testing and results analysis, and deployment,
  • Take the latest results from the research community and apply them to delighting our customers.
  • Work in an agile environment to deliver high quality software against ambitious schedules. Collaborate with scientists and business teams to find technical solutions to complex design challenges.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Communication and data presentation skills
  • Experience developing high quality, large scale consumer applications
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Deep knowledge of one or more of: C, C++, Java
  • Firm understanding of computer Science fundamentals in data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • 3+ years professional experience in software engineering
  • A bachelor degree in CS machine learning, Operational research, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field

Preferred Qualifications

MS+ in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Large scaled web service development experience
  • Strong skills in algorithm design and complexity analysis.
  • Experience with Hadoop, Spark, Hive/Pig for web-scale data processing.
  • Results-oriented with a strong customer and business focus.
  • Highly innovative, flexible and self-directed, but also a co-operative team player.
  • Ability to deal well with ambiguous and undefined problems.
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong sense of ownership.