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Data Scientist, Amazon Japan Marketplace

Job ID: 1784261 | Amazon Japan G.K.

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*Please submit English resume when you apply for the job.

Sellers are our customers. Our mission is to help every seller grow and succeed on Amazon. Our team invents, test and launches some of the most innovative services, technology and processes for our sellers.
Amazon is looking for a talented and passionate hands-on Data Scientist to build world class statistical and machine learning models to understand our sellers, and deliver the right recommendation to help them grow.
They’ll be comfortable with ambiguity and enjoy working in a fast-paced, diverse and dynamic environment. The position also requires collaboration with other scientists, engineers, Product and Marketing Managers
The Data Scientist is accountable for:
(1) Deeply understanding the most challenging business questions and use data / modelling / analysis to articulate possible root cause analysis and solutions.
(2) Managing and executing entire projects or components of large projects from start to finish including project management, data gathering and manipulation, synthesis and modeling, problem solving, and communication of insights and recommendations.
(3) Developing and scaling end-to-end ML Models and solutions
(4) Partnering with Other Data scientists and Economists to design and run experiments, research new algorithms, and prove incrementality and drive growth.
(5) Understanding drivers, impacts, and key influences on seller growth dynamics.
(6) Automating feedback loops for algorithms in production.
(7) Utilizing Amazon systems and tools to effectively work with terabytes of data.

[Work Life Harmony]
We believe, it is important to spend private time such as spending time with your family or doing anything you like to spur innovation. Amazon promotes a fulfilling and flexible work style according to the work volume and lifestyle of each employee. (Example: Flex Time, Work from Home, Maternity /Parenting /Family Care Leave etc.)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Masters in quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, or equivalent)
· 5+ years of experience working in advanced analytics or data science in a consumer product company
· Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
· Ability to build and scale ML models
· Ability to manage and quantify improvement in customer experience or value for the business resulting from research outcomes
· Experience in SQL, Excel/VBA, R, Python, or other scripting languages
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts through data visualizations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Masters in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, or equivalent)
· 7+ years of experience working in data science in a consumer product company
· Extensive knowledge and practical experience in several of the following areas: machine learning, statistics, NLP, deep learning, recommendation systems, dialogue systems, information retrieval
· Skilled with Java, C++, or other programming language, as well as with R, SAS, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language
· Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
· Ability to manage and quantify improvement in customer experience or value for the business resulting from research outcomes


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The salary information will be provided individually prior to the 1st interview.
賃金に関する条件は、1回目の面接時までに個別に通知します。