Applied Scientist

Job ID: 1363053 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.


The Machine Learning Product Teams are responsible for identifying customer needs and building products and services to meet those needs. As a member of the AWS team, you will work side-by-side with the Product Teams to continue to build the products and services designed with fairness and explainability in mind.

As a Scientist on this team, you will:
· help define the strategies, priorities and metrics of the team for fairness and explainability and and execute for delivery,
· help build and develop the AWS team, as needed,
· understand in depth the technical and scientific issues related to machine learning fairness, and
· serve as liaison to internal and external stakeholders.


· Advanced degree (e.g., M.S. or PhD) in computer science, statistics, engineering, mathematics or relevant discipline, ideally with a research or engineering focus on algorithmic fairness and explainability in machine learning and related topics
· 2+ years of experience in either machine learning, data science, or related disciplines.
· Experience with machine learning applications
· Experience working with software engineering teams


· Passion for reducing bias in machine learning systems.
· Willingness to engage with academic community working on fairness and explainability.
· Ability to work well with Product Team colleagues without control via direct reporting line.
· Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data and to communicate high-level concepts effectively to internal and external stakeholders.

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