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Applied Scientist

Applied Scientist

Job ID 
514621
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/29/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Research Science
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

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Want to teach machines to search for needles in a haystack? Ever wonder how you can keep the world’s largest selection also the world’s safest and legally compliant selection? Then come join a team with the charter to monitor and classify the billions of items in the Amazon catalog to ensure compliance with various legal regulations. The Selection Classification team is looking for outstanding Applied Research Scientist to build technology to automatically monitor the billions of products on the Amazon platform. The software and processes built by this team are a critical component of building a catalog that our customers trust.
You will have an opportunity to work with cutting edge machine learning algorithms on large datasets. Your will need to build Amazon scale applications running on Amazon Cloud that both leverage and create new technologies to process large volumes of data that derive patterns and conclusions from the data.

Basic Qualifications

Pooling req
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Prior experience as a software developer
  • Experience in large scale data mining and big data.
  • Experience with technologies like Hadoop, Rules based systems and Machine learning
  • Demonstrated project management skills across multiple stakeholders
  • Proficient building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to ship multiple versions/releases
  • Have had responsibility for the entire life-cycle (requirements definition through specification, design, coding, quality assurance, implementation, integration, launch, and production support) of a shipping product or online service
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications

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  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred in mathematics, computer science, or related discipline
  • Experience working in teams that have a strong operational focus
  • Experience in building and driving adoption of new tools
  • Experience in delivering Amazon-scale systems
  • An understanding of distributed and service-oriented architectures. Delivered large scale commercial enterprise software systems or large scale online services
  • Experience with Agile Development techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation skills and listening skills. This will include the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including non-technical