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Senior Applied Scientist- Alexa, Inc. - Cambridge, MA

Senior Applied Scientist- Alexa





Company: Amazon Corporate LLC, an company

Position Title: Applied Scientist II

Location: Cambridge, MA

Position Responsibilities:

Participate in the design, development, evaluation, deployment and updating of data-driven models and analytical solutions for machine learning (ML) and/or natural language (NL) applications. Develop and/or apply statistical modeling techniques (e.g. Bayesian models and deep neural networks), optimization methods, and other ML techniques to different applications in business and engineering. Routinely build and deploy ML models on available data. Research and implement novel ML and statistical approaches to add value to the business. Mentor junior engineers and scientists.

Position Requirements:

Master’s or PhD in a relevant field

3-5 years of experience with various data analysis and visualization tools

Experience in Python, or another scripting language; command line usage, e.g., Bash

Experience in algorithms and data structures

Experience with various machine learning and modeling techniques and parameters that affect their performance

Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns and of conducting error/deviation analysis

Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relations

Understanding of relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development and evaluation data sets, etc.

Experience with statistical modelling / machine learning

The motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

Strong attention to detail

Exceptional level of organization

Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

Ability to think creatively and solve problems

Fluency in a foreign language is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

AMZR Req ID: 577954

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Senior Applied Scientist- Alexa, Inc. - Cambridge, MA, United States


Location: Cambridge, MA

Company Profile:
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.