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Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Job ID 
531213
Location 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
8/23/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

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 AWS, we are developing state-of-the-art large-scale Machine Learning Services and Applications on the Cloud involving large amounts of data. We work on applying predictive technology to a wide spectrum of problems. We are looking for talented and experienced Machine Learning Scientists who can apply innovative Machine Learning techniques to real-world problems. You will get to work in a team dedicated to advancing Machine Learning solutions at AWS and converting it to business-impacting solutions.

Major responsibilities
  • Use machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create new, scalable solutions for business problems
  • Analyze and extract relevant information from 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.
  • 6+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Strong Problem solving ability
  • Good skills with programming languages, such as Java or C/C++
  • Experience using Python and/or R
  • Experience using machine learning libraries, such as scikit-learn, caret, mlr, mllib
  • Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modeling applications
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • Ability to travel to client locations when needed. Up to 50% regionally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Experience handling terabyte size datasets
  • Experience working with distributed systems and grid computing
  • Publications or presentation in recognized Machine Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences