• Sr. Machine Learning Scientist

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 3:32 PM)
    Job ID
    552392
    Company
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Machine Learning Science
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description


    At AWS, we want to be able to identify every need of a customer across all AWS services before they have to tell us about it, and then find and seamlessly connect them to the most appropriate resolution for their need, eventually fulfilling the vision of a self-healing cloud. We are looking for Machine Learning Scientists / Applied Scientists / ML Scientists with unfettered curiosity and drive to help build “best in the world” support experience that customers will love!

    You will have an opportunity to lead, invent, and design tech that will directly impact every customer across all AWS services. We are building industry-leading technology that cuts across a wide range of ML techniques from Natural Language Understanding to Deep Learning. You will be a key driver in taking something from an idea to an experiment to a prototype and finally to a live production system.

    We are a newly formed team, and we pack a punch with principal level engineering, science, product, and leadership talent. We have started building the brightest science team and you have the opportunity to lead and establish a culture for the big things to come. We combine the culture of a startup, the innovation and creativity of a R&D Lab, the work-life balance of a mature organization, and technical challenges at the scale of AWS. We offer a playground of opportunities for builders to build, have fun, and make history!

    ML Scientist / Applied Scientist

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Deliver real world production systems at AWS scale.
    • Work closely with the business to understand the problem space, identify the opportunities and formulate the problems.
    • Use machine learning, data mining, statistical techniques and others to create actionable, meaningful, and scalable solutions for the business problems.
    • Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of data and derive useful insights.
    • Work with software engineering teams to deliver production systems with your ML models
    • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation

    Basic Qualifications

    • MS in Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or another related field
    • 4+ years of hands-on experience in machine learning, predictive modeling and analysis
    • Deep expertise in at least one applied science discipline
    • Experience in developing and delivering end-to- end solutions
    • Ability to deliver with limited guidance, working on problems that are not structured
    • Proficiency with data systems, ML Tools, and at least one programming language. Essentially, focus on the "Applied" side of things

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics
    • Experience or working knowledge of NLP and Deep Learning
    • Experience working with real world distributed systems

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