• Sr. Research Scientist DynamoDB

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/27/2018 4:14 PM)
    Job ID
    727044
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon DynamoDB is a non-relational database that delivers reliable performance at any scale. It is a fully managed, multi-region, multi-master database that provides consistent single-digit millisecond latency, and offers built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching. DynamoDB receives tens of millions of requests per second to databases that are hundreds of terabytes in size. However, we believe it is still Day 1 for the DynamoDB business. This position within the DynamoDB team represents a unique opportunity to contribute to a fast growing business and help shape the technology, product, and the business.
    As a Senior Research Scientist, you will help the team apply leading-edge technologies to analyzing data and solving real business problems. Collaborating with other data scientists, software engineers, and product managers you will create novel, data-driven, approaches to improve our existing cloud offerings and define new offerings. You will implement creative approaches to understand the intricate complexity of cloud computing at scale. This will require design of multivariate experiments, analyzing large quantities of data using the AWS Cloud infrastructure, communicating your results to guide the direction of the business, and working with software development teams to implement your ideas. You will challenge yourself and others to come up with better solutions that impact the direction of the entire industry. It is fast paced, data driven, and impactful.
    The position requires deep expertise in Statistical and Machine Learning models, and the ability to write queries data extraction and analysis. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to work with stakeholders at all levels. Above all you should be a passionate, hard-working, and creative person who loves business, loves solving difficult problems, and does not mind getting involved in the details.


    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


    Basic Qualifications

    · MS in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Machine Learning or in another highly quantitative field
    · A good understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
    · 5+ years of hands-on industry experience in predictive modeling and large data analysis
    · Track record of delivering large analytical solutions with big business impact
    · 5+ years with Statistical Analysis and Modeling tools like R, Python, SAS or similar
    · Able to write SQL scripts for analysis and reporting
    · Solid communication skills
    · Enjoys working in a team environment

    Preferred Qualifications

    · PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Machine Learning or in another highly quantitative field
    · A deep understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
    · Thinks strategically, but is comfortable diving deep to address tactical challenges.
    · Experience with MPP databases such as Redshift.
    · Previous work with cloud computing
    · A passion for technology
    · Someone who is keen to leverage their existing skills while trying new approaches
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