Amazon.com Manager, Applied Science in Berlin, Germany

Manager of Applied Science

Do you want to join and lead an innovative team of scientists who use machine learning and statistical techniques to keep Amazon the safest and most trusted place to shop online? Are you excited by the prospect of analyzing and modeling terabytes of data and create state-of-art algorithms to solve real world problems? Do you like to own end-to-end business problems/metrics and directly impact the profitability of the company? Do you like to innovate and simplify? If yes, then you may be a great fit to join the Amazon Machine Learning Science group.

Major responsibilities

  • Manage and lead a team of scientists and engineers to deliver on machine learning solutions that solve business problems

  • Use statistical and machine learning techniques to create scalable object recognition and text understanding systems

  • Design, development and evaluation of highly innovative models for training and prediction

  • Working closely with software engineers in your team to drive real-time model implementations and new feature creations

  • 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 CS Machine Learning, Statistics, Operational Research or in a highly quantitative field

  • 3+ years of managing others, preferably engineers and/or scientists

  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis

  • 3+ years of R or MATLAB experience

  • 1+ years of C++, Python or Java development experience

  • Communication and data presentation skills

  • Problem solving ability

  • Strong written communication skills

  • A PhD in Machine Learning, Statistics, Operational Research or in a highly quantitative field

  • 3+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis

  • Good skills with SQL

  • Good skills with Python (or similar language), Java, Scala, or C++

  • Experience working in industry with internal stakeholders

AMZR Req ID: 453138