Data Scientist at Amazon

Data Scientist Details

Dec. 15, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
Data Science
Seattle, Washington
Technologies (SCOT) team Amazon? If so,
Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and when that box with the smile arrives you wonder how it got to you so fast? Wondered where it came from and how much it would have cost Amazon? If so, Amazon’s Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) team is for you. We build systems to peer into the future and estimate the distribution of tens of millions of products every week to Amazon’s warehouses in the most cost-effective way. When customers place orders, our systems use real-time, large scale optimization techniques to optimally choose where to ship from and how to consolidate multiple orders so that customers get their shipments on time or faster with the lowest possible transportation costs. This team is focused on saving hundreds of millions of dollars using cutting edge science, machine learning, and scalable distributed software on the Cloud that automates and optimizes inventory and shipments to customers under the uncertainty of demand, pricing and supply. SCOT has a new team

· Masters with two years of experience or a Bachelors with five years of experience. · Experience in SQL, R, Python, or another scripting language; command line usage; experience in Java · Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns and of conducting error/deviation analysis · Knowledge of various machine learning techniques and key parameters that affect their performance · Evidence of using of relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development and evaluation data sets, etc. in data analysis projects · Excellent written
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