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Senior Data Scientist, Inc. - Cambridge, MA

Job DescriptionWe\u2019re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Fire TV and other Amazon products and services. Come join us! As a Sr. Data Scientist in our Applied Modeling team, you will be responsible for data-driven improvements to our spoken language understanding models. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will:

Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data sourcing/collection, ground truth generation, normalization, transformation, cross-lingual alignment/mapping, etc.
Clean, analyze and select data to achieve goals
Build and release models that elevate the customer experience and track impact over time
Collaborate with colleagues from science, engineering and business backgrounds.
Present proposals and results in a clear manner backed by data and coupled with actionable conclusions
Work with engineers to develop efficient data querying infrastructure for both offline and online use cases

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor\u2019s or Master\u2019s degree in a relevant field
2-3 years experience with various data analysis and visualization tools
Experience in Perl, Python, or another scripting language; command line usage
Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns and of conducting error/deviation analysis
High-level knowledge of various machine learning techniques and key parameters that affect their performance
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.
Proficiency in Japanese

Preferred Qualifications· The motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. · Experience with statistical modelling / machine learning · 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 is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

11 days 22 hours ago, Inc.


Senior Data Scientist, 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.