• Applied Scientist

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 10:36 AM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile devices like the Kindle family of products. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Since then, we have worked to produce best-selling e-readers and tablets, as well as new inventions like Fire TV. What will you help us create?

    Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

    The Role:
    We are seeking an Applied Scientist to join the Fire OS data science team. We are responsible for measuring the health of our products - Fire TVs, Fire Tablets, and Echos. We conduct data research and find ways to apply statistical and machine learning techniques to solve business problems across all aspects of the organization. In this role, you will:
    • Work with Data Scientists to design and implement machine learning applications and solutions.
    • Implement and maintain a high-volume, highly available, hybrid (SQL + NoSQL) data processing infrastructure that consists of structured and semi-structured data
    • Design and implement a very large distributed data warehousing and reporting solution and integrate it with 3rd-party business intelligence tools

    Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience in software development of large-scale data infrastructure and distributed systems
    • 3+ years of experience in data extraction, transformation, statistical analysis and data modeling
    • 3+ years of experience developing enterprise software using Java or Python
    • 1+ years of experience in applying Data Mining and Machine Learning techniques to solve business problems
    • 1+ years of experience using major RDBMS, Hadoop, Spark, Elasticsearch, or similar technologies
    • 1+ years of experience with statistical modeling tools such as R, SAS, SciKit-learn, or TensorFlow
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, or related field or equivalent experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, or related field; PhD a plus
    • Deep expertise in Statistics, Machine Learning or related disciplines
    • Advanced knowledge in performance, scalability, numerical accuracy, enterprise system architecture, best practice 

    • Experience building solutions using AWS big data and machine learning services
    • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and solutions to all levels of the organization

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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