Data Scientist - Alexa Discovery Personalization at Amazon

Data Scientist - Alexa Discovery Personalization Details

Jan. 7, 2019, 7:51 a.m.
Data Science
Seattle, Washington
Data Scientist will
Do you want to change the world? Alexa and Echo are shaping the future of voice recognition and cloud-based content/services. Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud-based voice service and the brain that powers Echo, the award-winning and groundbreaking Amazon device designed around your voice. Echo connects to Alexa, to provide information, answer questions, play music, read the news, check sports scores or the weather, and more—instantly. It's hands-free, and always ready. All you have to do is ask. To achieve this, we blend of a variety of disciplines (such as NLP, data mining, machine learning, big data, semantic web, graph stores, cloud computing) in an effort to understand our customers and the things they're excited about. To complement our complex algorithms and extensive data analyses, we create elevated and inspirational mobile and web features across the entire communication experience. We use artificial intelligence, data mining and usability studies to develop new features,

· Bachelor’s or Master's degree in a technical field · 2+ years experience using Python and SQL · 2+ years of experience applying Data Science to real-world data · Experience working collaboratively to deliver large analytical solutions with significant business impact· Quantitative PhD a plus · Experience with causal inference, customer segmentation, behavioral analyses, A/B testing, and reproducible research · Experience with tools like Spark and EMR (Hadoop) · Superior verbal and written communication skills, ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts
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