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Sr. Machine Learning Scientist

Sr. Machine Learning Scientist

Job ID 
491665
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/26/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Machine Learning Science
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Job Description

Do you want to work hard, have fun, and make history? Do you have a passion for machine learning, data science, recommendations systems, or similar technology areas? Amazon Web Services (AWS), a leader in cloud computing, is looking for a talented Data Scientist to help revolutionize the way we sell to and serve customers using big data and analytics. In this role, you will join a team of dedicated and passionate technologists building the next generation of predictive models and tools aimed at helping customers succeed.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design, scope and drive development of a data-driven customer targeting mechanism using internal and externally-derived data to assist field sales prioritize their account outreach.
  • Collaborate with internal resources to gather, curate and build data sets needed to successfully construct the targeting mechanism and evolve the program for continuous improvement.
  • Manage the deployment and future roadmap of the customer targeting mechanism and accompanying program end-to-end
  • Design and implement metrics to measure enablement program adoption, impact, and effectiveness. Measure and report on the effectiveness of sales enablement investments.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience leveraging Data Science, Machine Learning, Recommendations Systems, or similar to build practical, data-driven programs for improving sales productivity
  • Big thinker that can take broad visions and concepts and develop structured plans, actions and measurable metrics and then execute those plans.
  • Excellent communications skills including, presenting, editing, and writing as well as accuracy and attention to detail required.
  • Proven excellence in program management and project management.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage at senior levels without direct authority.
  • Experience building and leading technical teams across a wide variety of technical domains.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A fast-thinking, high-energy individual who can demonstrate a “find a way to win” attitude and sense of humor while working with a wide range of personalities will thrive in this role.
  • Experience with AWS technology
  • Experience supporting sales and/or customer-facing field roles
  • Master’s degree in relevant field
  • Ph.D is a plus
  • Proven experience designing and implementing programs that improve sales and/or field productivity
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