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Principal Machine Learning Engineer

Principal Machine Learning Engineer

Job ID 
617814
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
3/9/2018
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Job Description

Applied Machine Learning Principal

Do you want to join a new crew of scientists who want to use machine learning and statistical techniques to create state-of-the-art solutions to impact Amazon’s products? Do you want to build predictive algorithmic systems that impact design decisions and optimize our engineering expectations in products? Are you excited by the prospect of analyzing and modeling terabytes of field and customer data to solve real world problems? Do you like to own end-to-end business problems/metrics and directly impact our products? Can you teach Machine Learning techniques comprehensively and lead teams to apply the best solutions? If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

Major responsibilities
  • Use statistical and machine learning techniques to deep dive and model customer behavior in how they use our Amazon hardware products.
  • Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazon’s historical business data to help drive business decisions on product features and field reliability
  • Architect systems, design and code highly innovative models for predictive learning
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Develop systems that can report field performance to management
  • Research, Teach and lead teams to adopt state of the art machine learning and statistical approaches

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • A MS/PhD in CS machine learning, Statistics, Operational research, Physical or Life Science with Statistics, or in a highly quantitative field. PhD strongly preferred.
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis
  • 10+ years with hands on Python + ML/STAT libraries or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in using statistical software like JMP, SAS, R
  • Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modeling applications
  • Strong communication, teaching and data presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications



  • Experience with MXNET or Machine Learning equivalent platforms
  • Experience in product field performance statistical analysis