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28 Jan 2016

Full-Time Data Scientist – WW Digital Video (in Amazon >100K/year) @ Seattle, Washington, US

Amazon – Posted by Jacqui Hull Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

Data Scientist – WW Digital Video is seeking an outstanding Data Scientist to uncover key insights on how consumers watch videos on Amazon. As consumers increasingly consume digital video, we need to make agile decisions based on what content appeals to our customers. As a Data Scientist on the WW Digital Video team at Amazon, you will have the opportunity to work on one of the world’s largest consumer data sets, as well as influence the long term evolution of our analytics capability. You should have excellent business and communication skills to be able to work with content acquisition managers to develop and define key business questions, and to build models and data sets that answer those questions.

Key Responsibilities
– Work with Content Acquisition team to evaluate and structure content deals
– Mine and analyze data pertaining to customers viewing experiences to identify critical business insights
– Proactively develop new metrics and studies to quantify the value of different aspects of content
– Translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations for business or product improvement
– Design and implement solutions using third-party and in-house reporting and statistical modeling tools
– Apply Data Science to understand the drivers of our business and provide insight into how we can improve our offering to customers.

Basic Qualifications

– 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in Analytics, Machine Learning or other quantitative disciplines
– BA/BS in computer science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field; or equivalent experience
– Excellent knowledge of SQL and Excel
– Experience with analytics tools such as SAS or R

Preferred Qualifications

– PhD in a quantitative field
– Completed graduate school thesis (or dissertation)
– Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and drive projects to completion
– 3+ years professional experience in Analytics or other quantitative disciplines


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Female/Minority/Disability/Vet


How to Apply

Please send your resume to [email protected]

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: ANALYTICS, data-science, r, SAS, and SQL. Salaries: More than $100,000.

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