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Data Scientist, Japan Consumer Innovation, Meguro

Created11/25/2021
Reference1815980
CategoryData Science
Job typeFull Time
CountryJapan
CityMeguro
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
*Please submit English resume when you apply for the job.

Our mission is to help every vendor drive the most significant impact selling on Amazon. Our team invent, test and launch some of the most innovative services, technology, processes for our global vendors.

Amazon is looking for a talented and passionate Senior Data Scientist to build world class statistical and machine learning models to understand and growth for our vendors. They'll be comfortable with ambiguity and enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The position also requires collaboration with other scientists, Product Managers and Software Developers.

The Senior Data Scientist is accountable for:
(1) creating a roadmap of the most challenging business questions from our leading vendors and use data to articulate possible root cause analysis and solutions.
(2) work closely with other research scientists, machine learning experts, and economists in 3 countries to design and run experiments, research new algorithms, and find new ways to improve vendor analytics, prove incrementality and drive growth.
(3) The Scientist will partner with technology and product leaders to solve business and technology problems using scientific approaches to build new services that surprise and delight our vendors.
(4) Understanding drivers, impacts, and key influences on vendor growth dynamics.
(5) Drive actions at scale to provide high impact services for vendors using scientifically-based methods and decision making and driving a low cost to serve.
(6) Helping to build production systems that take inputs from multiple models and make decisions in real time.
(7) Automating feedback loops for algorithms in production.
(8) Utilizing Amazon systems and tools to effectively work with terabytes of data.

Science at Amazon is a highly experimental activity, although theoretical analysis and innovation are also welcome. Our scientists work closely with software engineers to put algorithms into practice. They also work on cross-disciplinary efforts with other scientists within Amazon.

Basic Qualifications:
• Masters in quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, or equivalent)
• 5+ years of experience working in data science in a consumer product company
• 5+ years of experience managing Machine Learning Scientists, Data Scientists, Research Scientists, Applied Scientists, and/or Economists
• Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
• Ability to manage and quantify improvement in customer experience or value for the business resulting from research outcomes
• Experience hiring and leading experienced scientists as well as a successful record of developing junior members to a successful career track
• Superior verbal and written communication skills, ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A PhD in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, or equivalent)
• 10+ years of experience working in data science in a consumer product company
• 5+ years of experience managing Machine Learning Scientists, Data Scientists, Research Scientists, Applied Scientists, and/or Economists
• Extensive knowledge and practical experience in several of the following areas: machine learning, statistics, NLP, deep learning, recommendation systems, dialogue systems, information retrieval
• Skilled with Java, C++, or other programming language, as well as with R, SAS, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language
• Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
• Ability to manage and quantify improvement in customer experience or value for the business resulting from research outcomes
EmployerAmazon