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Machine Learning Scientist

Machine Learning Scientist

Job ID 
577181
Location 
IN-TN-Chennai
Posted Date 
29-09-2017
Company 
Amazon Chennai (Dev Ctr - IN)
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Job Description

The Amazon Kindle India team is looking for Machine Learning Scientist!
As a Machine Learning Scientist, you will bring statistical modeling and machine learning advancements to data analytics for customer-facing solutions in education domain. You will explore, innovate, and deliver advanced statistical learning and modeling techniques that involve processing of huge volume of multi-modal data. You will be working on a fast-paced cross-disciplinary team of engineers with solid industry experience. You are a domain expert in two or more of the following areas: machine learning, statistical modeling, and large-scale distributed systems.

You will take on challenging customer problems, distill customer requirements, and then deliver solutions that either leverage existing academic and industrial research or utilize your own out-of-the-box but pragmatic thinking.

· Use statistical and machine learning techniques to create scalable solutions for business problems
· Design, development and evaluation of highly innovative models for predictive learning
· Work closely with software engineering teams and business team to independently drive real-time model implementations and new feature creations
· Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
· Track general business activity and provide clear, compelling management reporting on a regular basis
· Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches

Basic Qualifications

· An MS/PhD in machine learning, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field. PhD strongly preferred.
· 5+ years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis
· Strong Problem solving ability
· Distributed programming experience is highly recommended
· Strong communication and data presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience in predictive modeling and analysis for education domain.
· Ability to rapidly prototype and evaluate customer applications and interaction methodologies