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Job ID: 2302562 | Amazon.com Services LLC

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Employer: Amazon.com Services LLC
Position: Research Scientist II
Location: Bellevue, WA

Multiple Positions Available
1. Research, build and implement highly effective and innovative methods in Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning, and other quantitative techniques such as operational research and optimization to deliver algorithms that solve real business problems.
2. Take initiative to scope and plan research projects based on roadmap of business owners and enable data-driven solutions. Participate in shaping roadmap for the research team.
3. Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing of the data, including such areas as data sourcing/collection, ground truth generation, data analysis, experiment, evaluation and visualization etc.
4. Navigate a variety of data sources, understand the business reality behind large-scale data and develop meaningful science solutions.
5. Partner closely with product or/and program owners, as well as scientists and engineers in cross-functional teams with a clear path to business impact and deliver on demanding projects.
6. Present proposals and results in a clear manner backed by data and coupled with conclusions to business customers and leadership team with various levels of technical knowledge, educating them about underlying systems, as well as sharing insights.
7. Perform experiments to validate the feature additions as requested by domain expert teams.
8. Some telecommuting benefits available.

The pay range for this position in Bellevue, WA is $136,000-$184,000 (yr); however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided by the Washington Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

A Master's degree, or a foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, or related discipline and one year of experience in machine learning or deep learning.

In the alternative the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, or related discipline, and five years of experience in machine learning, or deep learning.
Experience must include:

1. One year of experience in SQL, R, Python, or another scripting language; command line usage.
2. One year of experience using statistical, machine learning and optimization methods to build data driven tools that aid business decision making.
3. One year of experience in machine learning techniques and key parameters that affect their performance.

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PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

All applicants must meet all the above listed requirements.

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