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?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides companies of all sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud (“cloud computing”). With AWS you can procure compute power, storage, and many other services – gaining access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services as your business demands them. AWS is the leading platform for designing and developing applications for the cloud and is growing rapidly with hundreds of thousands of companies in over 190 countries on the platform.

At AWS Americas Sales Strategy & Operations, the Business Insights team works 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 surfacing trends and patters in AWS usage 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

Basic Qualifications
  • An MS/PhD in CS, Machine Learning, Operational research, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field. PhD strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relations
  • Strong Problem solving ability
  • Good skills with programming languages, such as Java or C/C++
  • Experience using scripting languages such as Perl, Python and/or R
  • Experience using SQL, Excel
  • Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modeling applications
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • 6+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Experience handling terabyte size datasets
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Interactive data visualization experience (D3, etc)
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