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.