Manager III, Applied Science

Job ID: 1328101 | Services LLC


Do you want to lead a team that builds new technology and science used by millions of people?

The Devices Engagement Personalization Science team is looking for an Applied Science leader who has a solid background in applied machine learning, a deep passion for building data-driven products, an ability to communicate data insights and scientific vision, and a proven track record of leading both applied and data scientists to execute complex projects and deliver high business impact.

Personalized recommendations are a key feature for all Amazon tablets and we make it easier for customers to find the content that interests them. Examples include:
Our onboarding videos and content suggestions are personalized for each customer.
We suggest a set of videos, books, and apps for our users that are tailored for their specific interests.
Our special offers and marketing campaigns are personalized.

In this role, you will:
· Lead a team of talented applied scientists and data scientists to deliver production level, customer facing ML solutions that empower our software to make the best set of suggestions.
· Work closely with product and technology leaders across the organization.
· Develop a science roadmap and collaborate with stakeholders.
· Perform hands-on data analysis, build machine-learning models, run regular A/B tests, and communicate the impact to senior management.
· Hire and develop top talent and provide technical/career development guidance to both scientists and engineers in the organization.


· Graduate degree in Computer Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, or related fields with a focus on machine learning algorithms
· 5+ years of experience managing a team of applied scientists
· 5+ years of experience in building large scale machine learning solutions at scale
· 5+ years of experience using Java, C++, or other programming language, as well as with R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language


· Ph.D. with concentration in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Statistics or another highly quantitative field.
· Experience in building large-scale machine learning models and infrastructure for online recommendation, ads ranking, personalization, search, etc.
· Published research work in academic conferences or industry circles
· Experience in recommender systems and neural networks
· Excellent oral and written communication skills and a willingness to communicate complex solutions and results to all levels of the organization
About Ring
Since its founding in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighborhoods safer. From the video doorbell, to Ring Alarm, which was named #1 in Customer Satisfaction for DIY Home Security Systems by J.D. Power, Ring’s smart home security product line, as well as the Neighbors app, offer users affordable whole-home and neighborhood security. At Ring, we are committed to making home and neighborhood security accessible and effective for everyone -- while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit With Ring, you’re always home.

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