• ACES Data Scientist

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/28/2018 2:02 PM)
    Job ID
    750513
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Business/Team Introduction
    NACF Operations ACES – Quantitative Business Intelligence (QuBIT) is at the forefront of Customer fulfillment providing operations with actionable metrics and insights using a variety of tools and techniques. The goal of QuBIT is to develop the next generation of Operational tools and systems that will improve operational efficiency using advanced analytical techniques/ Machine Learning models by creating awareness and reducing defect injection
    Data Scientist Responsibilities
    As a Data Scientist with our team, you will be responsible for modeling complex/abstract problems and discovering insights through the use of statistical, machine learning and visualization techniques. You will help identify opportunities and implement solutions to improve the efficiency of North America Fulfillment Operations. You will design, implement & tune these models/analytical methodologies visible to operational leaders throughout the network.
    Major responsibilities include:
    • Use analytical and statistical rigor to solve complex problems and drive business decisions.
    • Design, maintain & tune models based on feedback from business stakeholders
    • Partner with software developers to implement models that can scale across the network
    • Analyze historical data to identify trends and support decision making
    • Utilize Python or other scripting languages for analysis and modeling algorithms
    • Perform deep-dives and root cause analysis to answer business questions
    • Effectively communicate (written and verbal) solutions and methodologies to senior leadership

    Basic Qualifications

    • Masters in Analytics, Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 0 - 6 months experience OR a Bachelors with three years of experience in Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Quantitative Analysis or related role
    • Experience working with large data sets in order to extract business insights or build predictive models (machine learning, predictive modeling, statistical methods)
    • Experience programming and processing data in R or Python and SQL

    Preferred Qualifications

    · PhD in Operations Research, Math, Statistics, Engineering, or another quantitative field.
    · Experience processing, filtering, and presenting large quantities (Millions to Billions of rows) of data
    · Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment
    · Experience in Fulfillment Operations is a plus
    · Familiarity with forecasting, optimization & machine learning related to operations - gained through work experience or graduate level education.

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