Job description

  • Master’s degree (or Bachelors degree or 5+ years of experience) in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 2+ years of experience working as a data scientist or a similar role involving data extraction, analysis, statistical modeling, and communication
  • 2+ years of experience using data querying languages (e.g. SQL, Hadoop/Hive)
  • 3+ years of experience working in data science in a consumer product company
  • Skilled with Python, R, SAS, MATLAB, or similar scripting language
  • Experience using multiple data science methodologies to solve complex business problems (e.g. statistical analysis, research science, machine learning and deep learning techniques, data modeling, regression modeling, financial analysis, demand modeling, etc.)
Experience in distilling informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
  • Experience communicating verbally and in writing to technical peers and leadership teams with various levels of technical knowledge, educating them about systems and algorithms, as well as sharing insights and data-driven recommendations
  • Experience querying, processing, filtering, and presenting large quantities (millions to billions of rows) of data
  • Proficiency in English
Job summary
Do you like working on projects that are highly visible and are tied closely to Amazon’s growth? Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation leveraging the scalability and innovation with Amazon's AWS cloud services? The Amazon International Technology Team is hiring Data Scientists to work in our Software Development Center in Sao Paulo. The Intech team builds International extensions and new features of the web site for individual countries and creates systems to support Amazon operations. We have already worked in Germany, France, UK, India, China, Italy, Brazil and more.

Key job responsibilities
About you
You want to make changes that help millions of customers. You don’t want to make something 10% better as a part of an enormous team. Rather, you want to innovate with a small community of passionate peers. You have experience in analytics, machine learning and big data, and a desire to learn more about these subjects. You want a trusted role in strategy and product design. You put the customer first in your thinking. You have great problem solving skills. You research the latest data technologies and use them to help you innovate and keep costs low. You have great judgment and communication skills, and a history of delivering results.
Your Responsibilities
  • Define and own complex machine learning solutions in the consumer space, including targeting, measurement, creative optimization, and multivariate testing.
  • Influence the broader team's approach to integrating machine learning into business workflows.
  • Advise senior leadership, both tech and non-tech.
  • Make technical trade-offs between short-term needs and long-term goals.
  • Masters or PhD in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, or equivalent)
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience in several of the following areas: machine learning, statistics, NLP, deep learning, recommendation systems, dialogue systems, information retrieval
  • Experience with C++, or other programming language
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Functional knowledge of AWS platforms such as S3, Glue, Athena, Sagemaker
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Ability to work on a diverse team or with a diverse range of coworkers

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