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  • US, WA, Seattle
    Job ID: 1164335
    (Updated 1 day ago)
    Do you want to join Alexa AI -- the science team behind Amazon’s intelligence voice assistance system? Do you want to utilize cutting-edge deep-learning and machine learning algorithms to delight millions of Alexa users around the world?If your answers to these questions are “yes”, then come join the Alexa Artificial Intelligence team. We are responsible for the deep learning technology that is central to the automated ranking and arbitration to optimize for end-to-end customer satisfaction.As an Applied Science Manager you will lead the science efforts to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in spoken language understanding. You will also:· Build a strong and coherent team with particular focus on automated ranking and arbitration, sciences, and innovation.· Serve as a technical lead on demanding and cross-team projects, and effectively collaborating with multiple cross-organizational teams· Apply technical influence on partner teams, increasing their productivity by sharing your deep knowledge.
  • US, WA, Seattle
    Job ID: 1164250
    (Updated 3 days ago)
    Are you interested in delighting customers and are passionate about promoting sustainability? Then Amazon’s Packaging Team is the place for you. We are the Customer Packaging EXperience (CPEX) team and we optimize Amazon’s packaging solutions. To do this across billions of shipments, we are looking for someone with statistics and machine learning skills to design, test, implement and maintain packaging decision mechanisms across Amazon.You'll be responsible for the design, implementation, operation, and support of large-scale, performance-critical data science and machine learning systems which help to choose the optimal packaging types for our products. These technologies utilize every quadrant of data science including statistics, NLP, and CV to make the right decision on millions of products. You will work with scientists, software developers, business intelligence engineers, and product managers on our team as well as partner with packaging automation, concessions, and sustainability teams.
  • US, WA, Seattle
    Job ID: 1164094
    (Updated 3 days ago)
    Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and wondered how that box with a smile arrived at your doorstep so fast? Wondered where it came from and how much it cost Amazon? If so, the Amazon Global Supply Chain Optimization organization is for you.Watch this video to learn more about our organization, SCOT: http://bit.ly/amazon-scotWe are the most customer-centric company on Earth. We need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people to continue to raise the bar on customer experience.Our objective is to build an experience where you can find and buy anything online and have it delivered fast! We continue to innovate with delivery speed initiatives so that Amazon will continue to own ‘fast’ in the minds of our customers. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join as a Research Scientist, who will create state of the art models on Speed initiatives and programs and develop the measurement criteria for success.The AIM (Automated Inventory Management) team in the Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) organization is dedicated to answering key strategic questions using quantitative and statistical methods. We develop cutting edge data pipelines, build accurate predictive models, and deploy automated software solutions to provide insights to business leaders at the most senior levels throughout the company. We are looking for a talented, driven, and analytical researcher to help us answer these strategic questions.The AIM Science team leads the way in developing innovative models, algorithms and strategies that will help us gain insights into how our business will grow and what will the drivers of such growth. These predictive models and insights will be based along products and product categories, customer segments, regions and locations, etc.This Research Scientist role will explore and develop innovative quantitative approaches and models, generate features, test hypotheses, design experiments, build predictive models, and work with very large complex data sets in order to explore relationship between business outcomes and key drivers, and then predict the trend on those business outcomes. These predictions and insights will provide a foundation of the highest level of visibility and importance for Amazon's financial and operational planning. The successful candidate will be a problem solver who enjoys diving into data, is excited by difficult modeling challenges, and possesses strong communication skills to effectively interface between technical and business teams, working together with Software Engineers, Product Managers, Business Analysts and other Scientists.Key Responsibilities:· Research, develop and build predictive models for Amazon business metrics with the goal of higher customer satisfactions. Analyze and research features and engineer features that help support predictive models to connect the dots among different functions such as inventory, speed of delivery, and best selections.. Provide insights by analyzing historical data· Constructively critique peer research and mentor junior scientists and engineers.· Create experiments and prototype implementations of new learning algorithms and prediction techniques.· Collaborate with engineering teams to design and implement software solutions for science problems.· Contribute to progress of the Amazon and broader research communities by producing publications.Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
  • US, WA, Virtual Location - Washington
    Job ID: 1163641
    (Updated 3 days ago)
    Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named the #1 most trusted company for customers. The Selling Partner Abuse team's mission is to protect the trust of our stores for customers and selling partners. We see ourselves as the steward of customer trust and Amazon brand.We are seeking a Machine Learning Science Manager who will lead a team of Applied Scientists, Research Scientists and Data scientists to research and develop innovative machine learning and science solutions to prevent the bad activities in the Amazon stores.Your responsibilities will include:· Build and develop the core science team for Selling Partner Abuse· Create new projects to drive significant business impact and research advancement· Create project milestone and manage multiple projects end-to-end while quickly adapt to changing priorities and generate innovative solutions in an extremely fast-paced environment· Coach the team and continuously raise the bar on highest standard· Build a strong partnership across different business, engineering and science stakeholders· Manage different Machine Learning projects that cover different science areas such as Ensemble Tree learning models, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, Graph models, NLP models, Semi-supervised Learning models and Reinforcement Learning
  • AU, VIC, Melbourne
    Job ID: 1163585
    (Updated 3 days ago)
    Amazon delights millions of customers around the world. Meet the behind the scenes team that enables our Human Resource and Operations Leaders to make informed decisions. The Amazon PeopleInsight team builds reporting and analytics tools for our teams that fulfill customer promise every day. Whether it is Fulfillment Center team that delivers your Prime order in two days, our Amazon Locker team that lets you pick up your package anytime that is convenient for you, our Prime Now team getting you lunch in under an hour, or one of many more, the PeopleInsight group is there providing people metrics along the employee lifecycle for our global operations businesses. The PeopleInsight team is a collaborative group of Business Analysts, Business Intelligence Engineers, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Product Managers, and Program Managers dedicated to empowering leaders and enabling action through data and science. We deliver workforce, associate experience, and leadership insights so Amazon leaders can focus their efforts in ways that will engage, retain and grow their associates.We are now recruiting for an exceptional Data Scientist, Worldwide OperationsThe ideal candidate will be:· A Well-Rounded Athlete –Like a true athlete, you understand that we succeed or fail as a team. You are always ready to step up beyond your core responsibilities and go the extra mile for the project and your team. You nimbly overcome barriers to deliver the best products more quickly than expected.· A Perpetual Student – You seek knowledge and insight. You challenge yourself to turn moments into master’s classes. Whether closing a gap, developing a new skill, or staying ahead of your industry, you revel in the joy of learning and growing.· A Skilled Communicator – You excel when interacting with business and technical partners whether you are chatting, sending a written message, or conducting a presentation.· A Trusted Advisor – You work closely with stakeholders to define key business needs and deliver on commitments. You enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format.· An Inventor at Heart – You innovate on behalf of your customer by proactively implementing improvements, enhancements, and customizations. Your customers marvel at your creative solutions to challenges they had not yet identified.· A Fearless Explorer – You are drawn to take on the hardest problems, navigate ambiguity, and battle skepticism. You never settle, even in the face of overwhelming obstacles.Roles and ResponsibilitiesSuccess in this role will include influencing within your team and mentoring peers. The problems you will consider will be difficult to solve and often require a range of data science methodologies combined with subject matter expertise. You will need to be capable of gathering and using complex data set across domains. You will deliver artifacts on medium size projects, define the methodology, and own the analysis. Your findings will affect important business decisions. Solutions are testable and reproducible. You will create documents and share findings in line with scientific best practices for both technical and nontechnical audiences.Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
  • US, CA, Virtual Location - California
    Job ID: 1163171
    (Updated 2 days ago)
    The Amazon Economics Team is hiring Interns in Economics. We are looking for detail-oriented, organized, and responsible individuals who are eager to learn how to work with large and complicated data sets. Some knowledge of econometrics, as well as basic familiarity with Stata or R is necessary, and experience with SQL, UNIX, and Sawtooth would be a plus.These are full-time positions at 40 hours per week, with compensation being awarded on an hourly basis. You will learn how to build data sets and perform applied econometric analysis at Internet speed collaborating with economists, data scientists and MBAʼs. These skills will translate well into writing applied chapters in your dissertation and provide you with work experience that may help you with placement.Roughly 50% of research assistants from previous cohorts have converted to full time data science or economics employment at Amazon. If you are interested, please send your CV to our mailing list at econ-internship@amazon.com.Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
  • US, CA, Palo Alto
    Job ID: 1163131
    (Updated 4 days ago)
    The Amazon Search team creates powerful, customer-focused search and advertising solutions and technologies. Whenever a customer visits an Amazon site worldwide and types in a query or browses through product categories, A9 Product Search services go to work. We design, develop, and deploy high performance, fault-tolerant distributed search systems used by millions of Amazon customers every day. Our Search team works to maximize the quality and trustworthiness of the search experience for visitors to Amazon websites worldwide.Our mission is to provide customers' trust and confidence in Amazon Search shopping experience. We identify problems that are customer trust busters at Amazon, deliver scalable and responsive solutions to these issues, and build experiences that gain customer trust using advanced machine learning methods. We carefully monitor the trustworthiness of the search results and dive deep when we see an unusual pattern. Most of the models used by our team is semi-supervised or unsupervised using small amount of labeled data.In this role you will leverage your strong statistical background to help build the next generation of our machine learning methods to discover untrustworthy search engagements, unsual patterns, and estimate a probability of risk for each item. This role requires a pragmatic technical leader comfortable with ambiguity, capable of summarizing complex data and models through clear visual and written explanations. The ideal candidate will have experience with machine learning models, graph algorithms, and information retrieval algorithms at scale. Additionally, we are seeking candidates with strong rigor in applied sciences and engineering, creativity, curiosity, and great judgment.
  • IN, KA, Bengaluru
    Job ID: 1163088
    (Updated 4 days ago)
    Do you want to join an innovative team of scientists who use machine learning and statistical techniques to create state-of-the-art solutions for providing better value to Amazon’s customers? Do you want to build and deploy advanced algorithmic systems that help optimize millions of transactions every day? Are you excited by the prospect of analyzing and modeling terabytes of data to solve real world problems? Do you like to own end-to-end business problems/metrics and directly impact the profitability of the company? Do you like to innovate and simplify? If yes, then you may be a great fit to join the Machine Learning and Data Sciences team for India Consumer Businesses.If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, love to work with data, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build solutions to challenging problems that directly impact the company's bottom-line, we want to talk to you.Major responsibilities· · Use machine learning and analytical techniques to create scalable solutions for business problems· · Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazon’s historical business data to help automate and optimize key processes· · Design, development, evaluate and deploy innovative and highly scalable models for predictive learning· · Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches· · Work closely with software engineering teams to drive real-time model implementations and new feature creations· · Work closely with business owners and operations staff to optimize various business operations· · Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation· · Mentor other scientists and engineers in the use of ML techniques
  • US, MA, Cambridge
    Job ID: 1163010
    (Updated 4 days ago)
    MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLEEntity: Amazon.com Services LLCJob Title: Applied Scientist IILocation: Cambridge, MAPosition Responsibilities:Designing, developing, evaluating, deploying, and updating data-driven models and analytical solutions for speech and language understanding applications. Developing practical solutions to complex problems. Translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverables and building quick prototypes or proofs of concept with team members. Solving technical challenges related to speech and language understanding technologies. Mentoring junior engineers and scientists.Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation #0000
  • IN, KA, Bangalore
    Job ID: 1162641
    (Updated 4 days ago)
    Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.The Moderation and Relevance System (MARS) team, based in Bangalore, is responsible for ensuring that ads are relevant and is of good quality, leading to higher conversion for the sellers and providing a great experience for the customers. We deal with one of the world’s largest product catalog, handle billions of requests a day with plans to grow it by order of magnitude and use automated systems to validate tens of millions of offers submitted by thousands of merchants in multiple countries and languages.In this role, you will build and develop ML models to address content intelligence problems, build advanced algorithms in detecting and generating content. These models will rely on a variety of visual and textual features requiring expertise in both domains. These models need to scale to multiple languages and countries. You will collaborate with engineers and other scientists to build, train and deploy these models. You will propose hypotheses, validate these offline and run A/B tests to validate them online. As part of these activities, you will develop production level code that enables moderation of millions of ads submitted each day.
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