Amazon Corporate LLC Sr. Applied Scientist in Seattle, Washington

Sr. Applied Scientist Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 729050 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Machine Learning Science Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionAmazon is looking for outstanding principal scientist to help build next generation selection/assortment systems. As an ML scientist you will work with software engineers, product managers and business teams to understand the requirements/current challenges, distill that understanding to elegantly define the problem and develop innovate solutions to address those problems using techniques in machine learning and optimization. You will work with team of engineers and scientists who are passionate about using machine learning to build automated systems and solve problems that matter to our customers. Your work will directly impact our customers in form of selection we offer them. Responsibilities: -Research and implement machine learning and optimization models to solve problems that matter to our customers -Understand business requirements and existing challenges and map them to the right scientific solution -Own end-to-end solution in terms of research, prototyping, experimentation to eventual roll-out -Develop right set of metrics to evaluate efficiency/accuracy of the algorithms -Mentor and develop scientist community across the organization Basic Qualifications PhD in machine learning, operations research, applied mathematics or a related field 10+ years of industry experience Extensive experience building predictive and optimization models Expert knowledge in at least one of following fields: machine learning, operations research, human device communications Fluency in a high-level modeling language such as R, Python, Matlab or other statistical software Strong communication, influencing and partnership skills Ability to navigate conflicting priorities and ambiguous problem space(s) Preferred Qualifications Ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to business and product teams Curiosity and desire to learn Experience in feature engineering and building advanced forecasting models Familiarity/experience with retail industry and the assortment planning space Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation