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28 Jan 2016

Full-Time Sr. Data Scientist (in Amazon >100K/year) @ Seattle, US

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

Job Description is seeking an outstanding Senior 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 Senior Data Scientist 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 technical, business and communication skills to be able to work with content acquisition managers to develop and define key business questions, build data acquisition processes, data sets, statistical models and analysis that answer those questions.

– Analytics thought leadership
– 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
– Build and maintain processes to acquire, process and curate necessary data for analysis and insights
– Translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations for business or product improvement


MS degree in Econometrics, Statistics, Operations Research, Optimization, Data Mining, Analytics, or other quantitative field
· Strong experience in developing sound analytics-based solutions to business problems
· Proficiency at querying relational databases (SQL) and ability to build and maintain processes to pull & integrate data from various sources
· Experience with analytics tools such as SAS or R
· Strong critical thinking and attention to detail
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to explain technical concepts and analyses implications clearly to a wide audience, and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analyses
· 3+ years professional experience in Analytics or other quantitative disciplines

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
· 5+ 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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