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Amazon (Bangalore): Machine Learning Scientists


We are looking for talented and experienced Machine Learning Scientists (Ph.D. preferred) who can apply innovative Machine Learning techniques to real-world e-Commerce problems.



Amazon Company: Amazon
Location: Bangalore, India
Web: www.amazon.com


Excited by Big Data, Machine Learning and Predictive Software? Interested in creating new state-of-the-art solutions using Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques on Terabytes of Data?

At Amazon Bangalore, we are developing state-of-the-art large-scale Machine Learning Services and Applications on the Cloud involving Terabytes of data. We work on applying predictive technology to a wide spectrum of problems in areas such as Amazon Retail, Seller Services, Customer Service and so on. We are looking for talented and experienced Machine Learning Scientists (Ph.D. in a related area preferred) who can apply innovative Machine Learning techniques to real-world e-Commerce problems. You will get to work in a team dedicated to advancing Machine Learning technology at Amazon and converting it to business-impacting solutions.

Major responsibilities
  • Use machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create new, scalable solutions for business problems
  • Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazon's historical business data to help automate and optimize key processes
  • Design, develop and evaluate highly innovative models for predictive learning
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches

 
Basic Qualifications
  • PhD in CS, Machine Learning, Operational research, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field. (PhD strongly preferred).
  • 5+ years of industrial experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Strong Problem solving ability
  • Good skills with Java or C++, Perl/Python (or similar scripting language)
  • Experience in using R, Matlab, or any other statistical software
  • Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modeling applications
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills

 
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of industrial experience in predictive modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Experience handling gigabyte and terabyte size datasets
  • Experience working with retail or e-commerce data
  • Experience working with distributed systems and grid computing
  • Publications or presentation in recognized Machine Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences

 
_Contact_:
Email to Ramya Shreekanth, rshreeka@amazon.com .

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