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Amazon Corporate LLC Data Scientist in Seattle, Washington

Are you interested in building, leading and driving the data science technical vision, strategy and implementation for a greenfield product development effort centered on AWS technologies? Global Learning and Development (GLD) is hiring a Data Scientist (DS) to lead the definition and prioritization of our product development. GLD is responsible for the learning infrastructure at Amazon, comprised of both vendor and in-house tech.You will be a technical leader in the existing GLD development team, build, and drive the data science and algorithm development needed for our product development. Our goal is to disrupt the current state of learning and development across Amazon and the world by using data science and machine learning to bring together personalized learning and growth paths that extend beyond what occurs in a Learning Management System (LMS).As a Data Scientist, you are considered a data science leader on your team. You take the lead on large projects and drive solutions to complex or ambiguous problems. You design solutions that help us take advantage of business opportunities (new and existing). You may own the delivery of data science solutions for an entire business application. You are a key influencer of your team's business strategy are able to influence the strategies of related teams. You work efficiently and routinely deliver the right things with limited guidance. Last, you are externally aware of the state-of-the-art in the data science field and are constantly focused on advancing the state-of-the-art for improving Amazon's products and services.The ideal candidate will be able to solve complex or critical problems using data science principles that are highly accurate, stable, secure, scalable, and cost-effective. You will have hands-on experience leading multiple simultaneous product development initiatives as well as be able to balance technical leadership with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology, models and methodologies choices.You will strive for simplicity, and demonstrate significant creativity and high judgment backed by statistical proof.As a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for developing KPIs, programs, tests and research in order to drive business solutions using computational techniques, and statistics to support strategic and tactical decision-making. The ideal candidate will have significant experience performing large-scale data analysis and reporting and will be responsible for developing, improving and simplifying our models. This person has the opportunity to leverage extensive datasets and provide meaningful insights to improve the customer experience as well as optimize business decisions for Amazon.This position requires a solution-oriented candidate with a combination of deep business acumen, expert knowledge of statistics and algorithm development, and an analytical mindset. The candidate must have the ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups to solve business problems and provide data solutions that are organized and simple to understand. This is a highly visible position that will interact at all levels of the business. Become part of this unique opportunity to make history defining the evolution of cloud computing.Basic Qualifications* A bachelor's degree in statistics, data science, applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering is required. An advanced degree from a highly respected academic institution is strongly preferred.* 5+ years' experience working as a Data Scientist.* Strong business acumen with an understanding of the marketing, accounting, decision support models, operations, leadership, and financial levers that drive profit, loss and customer experience.* Deep experience with data mining, data analytics, predictive modeling, and advanced modeling techniques.* 3+ years' of hands-on experience using tools suc