Research Scientist/Predictive Modele

Employer
Location
Seattle
Posted
Oct 06, 2012
Closes
Nov 05, 2012
Duration
Full Time
Major responsibilities
  • Use statistical and machine learning techniques to create scalable systems for Seller targeting
  • Analyzing and understanding large amounts of Amazon’s historical business data for specific instances of Seller growth opportunities
  • Design, development and evaluation of highly innovative models for Seller targeting and development
  • Working closely with software engineering teams to drive real-time model implementations and new feature creations
  • Working closely with operations staff to optimize lead generation, recruitment and development of Sellers
  • Establishing scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Tracking general business activity and providing clear, compelling management reporting on a regular basis
  • Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches

  • A MS in Statistics, CS machine learning, Operational research or in a highly quantitative field
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis
  • 3+ years SAS or Matlab experience
  • 3+ years SQL experience

  • A PhD in Statistics, CS machine learning, Operational research
  • 5+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Good skills with Perl (or similar scripting language), Java or C++



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