Data Scientist - Alexa Engine

Company Name: Amazon
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Date Posted: 02nd Jan, 2018


Key Responsibilities

  • Apply Statistical and Machine Learning methods to specific business problems and data
  • Design, develop and evaluate highly innovative models for predictive learning
  • Manage your own process: identify and execute on high impact projects, triage external requests, and make sure you bring projects to conclusion in time for the results to be useful
  • Communicate your results to diverse audiences with effective writing and visualizations

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Finance, Statistics, Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience with Python, R, or other statistics/machine learning packages
  • 3+ years experience as a business analyst, data scientist or similar job function, including 1+ years of relevant experience with building statistical models and machine learning.
  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Math, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to frame complex analytical problems and extract insights that led to tangible business results
  • High-level knowledge of various machine learning techniques and key parameters that affect their performance