We are seeking a talented, self-directed Senior Applied Scientist to work Amazon Exports and Expansion tech team. You'll design and run experiments, research and productionize new algorithms, and find new ways of protecting Amazon's customer trust to enable smooth cross border shopping and international expansion. Besides theoretical analysis and innovation, you will work closely with talented engineers to put your algorithms and models into practice. You should thrive in ambiguous environments that require to find solutions to problems that have not been solved before. You enjoy and succeed in fast paced environments where learning new concepts quickly is a must. You leverage your exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience in building large-scale distributed systems. Your strong communication skills enable you to work effectively with both business and technical partners.
The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience as well as be able to make the right decisions about technology, models and methodology choices. You will strive for simplicity, and demonstrate significant creativity and high judgment backed by statistical proof.
* Process and analyze large data sets using as many techniques as necessary * Deliver scalable models that can analyze large data sets efficiently * Build state of the art models to detect and classify specific data elements with high accuracy * Prototype these models by using high-level modeling languages such as R or in software languages such as Python. Work with software developers to transform prototypes into production. * Create, enhance, and maintain technical documentation, and present to other scientists and business leaders.
Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.