Job Posting

Data Scientist I

Salary: $71,700.00/Annually
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Database Analysts and Data Administrators (2172)
NOC Job Title: Data Processing Specialist
Expires in 78 days
Expires: 2020-05-07
Last Updated: 2020-01-08

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Job Number: 604200




Job Location(s)

510 West Georgia Street
14th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 1Y0, Canada

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Terms of employment: Full time, permanent

Job location: 510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, V6B 0M3


As a Machine Learning Scientist, you will work with software developers and other teams to design and implement NLU models for how customers use and interact with smart devices in their homes. You will help lay the foundation to move from directed device interactions to learned behaviors that enable Alexa to proactively take action on behalf of the customer. And, you will have the satisfaction of working on a product your friends and family can relate to, and want to use every day. Like the world of smart phones less than 10 years ago, this is a rare opportunity to have a giant impact on the way people live.

Salary $71,700 to $119,700/yr, commensurate with experience.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Master or PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics or a related quantitative field.
· 2+ years of hands-on experience in applied machine learning, and predictive modeling and analysis.
· Algorithm and model development experience for large-scale applications
· Experience using Python, or other programming or scripting language, as well as with R, MATLAB.
· Solid understanding of foundational statistics concepts, NLU and ML algorithms: linear/logistic regression, random forest, boosting, GBM, NNs, etc.
Language required for job: English
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

All applicants must meet qualifications above.


Benefits: Amazon provides a full range of benefits for our global employees and their eligible family members. Eligible employees may also receive signing bonuses and Amazon Restricted Stock Units. This position is eligible for further pay increases and bonuses at the company's discretion. While they might vary from location to location, Amazon benefits for Canada may include:

· Health Care
· Savings Plans
· Income Protection
· Paid Time Off
· Employee Stock
· Signing Bonuses

Amazon offers competitive packages, growth potential and a challenging and exciting work environment. Amazon and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. Visit www.Amazon.com/careers for more information.


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