Applied Scientist at Amazon

Applied Scientist Details

Dec. 28, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Research Science
HR Operations & Analytics
Seattle, Washington
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Amazon Web Services is the global leader in cloud services. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in the research we are doing to innovate in several areas related to enabling growth a massive scale, developing our people, cultivating our culture, and enhancing our employees’ experience. AWS HR is looking for an expert in descriptive statistics, model development, forecasting, and optimization to set the vision for large-scale experiments and lead data analysis for our organization. The output of this team has a big impact on how Amazon attracts, retains, and manages its workforce. We want to continue creating amazing experiences for our employees as we continue to scale our business globally. In order to meet this objective, a key initiative is to further build out internal tools with a vision setting the bar in experimental analysis for complex experiments. These analyses will be key in decisions that will have major impact on the future of our business. You will work closely

· 5+ years of relevant research related experience or · 3 – 5 years of post doc experience · Experience analyzing large quantities of data · Proficiency in a minimum of one statistical analysis tool/package: R, Stata, Matlab, Python · Excellent written and verbal skills · Strong planning, organization skills, and attention to detail · Ability to embrace ambiguity and changing circumstances · PhD in in Statistics, Data Science, Operations Research or equivalent program · Experience or educational background in utilizing machine learning and/or applied time series modelling · Experience productionizing
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