Amazon Corporate LLC Machine Learning Scientist in Seattle, Washington

Machine Learning Scientist Job ID 461749 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 11/13/2016 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Machine Learning Science Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionDo you want to join an innovative team of scientists and engineers who use statistical analysis techniques, data mining and machine learning to create state-of-the-art solutions for modeling and analyzing highly complex and dynamic supply chain systems at Amazon scale? Do you want to build advanced distributed algorithmic learning systems that can scale to process billions of records per hour? Are you excited by the prospect of solving some of the most challenging real world supply chain problems to provide better experience to Amazon's customers? Do you like to own end-to-end business problems/metrics and directly impact the profitability of Amazon's fulfillment operations? Do you have the creativity to innovate and simplify and an eye for detail? If yes, then you may be a great fit to join the Fulfillment Execution Data Science team in Amazon's North American Fulfillment Operations organization. Major responsibilities Use statistical and machine learning techniques to create scalable solutions to address Amazon's North American Fulfillment Operations problems and identify opportunities for cost savings. Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazon's historical business data to help automate and optimize key processes. Design, development and evaluation of highly innovative models for predictive learning. Work closely with business teams to develop implementable models that provide real value to operational leaders. Work closely with software engineers and technical experts to learn existing systems and implement developed solutions. Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation. Track general business activity and provide clear, compelling management reporting on a regular basis. We are interested in talking to you if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver results within tight deadlines, are deeply technical and not afraid of detail, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build solutions to challenging problems that directly impact the company's bottom-line. Basic Qualifications An MS in computer science, machine learning, data science, operational research, statistics or in a highly quantitative field. 1+ years of hands-on experience in development of learning and predictive systems. Strong problem solving ability. Strong programming skills with at least one object oriented language (e.g. Java) and one scripting language (e.g Python). Knowledge and experience in distributed algorithm design and programming. 1+ years of experience in using statistical analysis software packages (e.g. R) Communication and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications A Ph.D. in computer science, machine learning, data science, operational research, statistics or in a highly quantitative field. 3+ years of hands-on experience in development of learning and predictive systems. Experience with large scale database and data warehousing systems (e.g. Redshift, Oracle) Experience with Linux shell scripting. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation