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Data Scientist - Applied Scientist - Alexa Skills Store

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Job DescriptionThere\u2019s a revolution brewing to bring convenience, simplicity, efficiency, and fun to our lives, and you can be a part of it! We are hiring an Applied Data Scientist to be a part of the team that\u2019s creating customer experiences to discover, personalize, and acquire Alexa Skills for devices such as Amazon Echo and Amazon Fire TV. If you\u2019re not familiar with Alexa and Skills you can learn more here: The Amazon Alexa Skills Store is aggressively seeking a Data Scientist to be a member of a cross-functional team focused on user engagement. By using massive amounts of real-time and historical user data you will help research, develop and automate models for optimizing user experiences. Working with a team of software development engineers, a successful candidate has a bias for action and is most comfortable when testing their hypotheses using heterogeneous datasets rich with insight. You will be expected to challenge current methods while enriching the world\u2019s most advanced speech platform.
Basic Qualifications· MS/PhD in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Finance, or related field · 3 years relevant experience in predictive modeling and analysis. · Experience with machine learning, data mining, and analytics techniques · Experience in using R, Python, Weka, SAS, Matlab or other statistical/machine learning software. · Experience with data visualization and presentation, turning complex analysis into insight · Knowledge and experience of SQL (Oracle, MySQL, or PostgreSQL)
Preferred Qualifications· Expert in writing and tuning SQL scripts · Previous experience with statistical, econometric, and/or machine learning modeling is a huge plus. · Previous experience in a ML or data scientist role with a large technology company · Knowledge of scripting for automation (e.g. Python, Ruby) · Experience with AWS features (S3, Redshift) is a plus · Experience with NoSQL is strong plus. · Excellent communication, analytical and collaborative problem-solving skills · Demonstrable track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in an agile, dynamic environmentAmazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.

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