JOE - May 2013

 
Amazon
Data Scientist / Econometrician
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Data Scientist / Econometrician
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
Keywords: econometrician, data scientist, amazon, machine learning, analytical, analyst
Deadline Date: 05/2013

JOE ID Number: 201305_398781

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Amazon is one of the world's most highly trafficked sites and delivering impactful advertising is one of our key business initiatives and a rapidly growing source of revenue. We are hiring outstanding Econometricians/Data Scientists who will use innovative statistical and machine learning approaches to drive advertising optimization and contribute to the creation of scalable insights.

Position Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will partner with other data scientists, software engineers and product managers to:
- Innovate new modeling and machine learning approaches for our advertising targeting, optimization and measurement.
- Develop innovative experimental design and measurement methodologies
- Analyze peta-byte scale ad and retail data to deliver insightful analytics
- Collaborate on compelling new analytical products and reports

Basic Qualifications:
- PhD is preferred. No specific major field is required but coursework in advanced econometrics, statistical machine learning, dynamic programming and/or computational methods is very desirable.
- Proficiency in R, Gauss, Stata, Matlab, SAS or other analytical language is required; proficiency in Python, C++, "Java, etc" is also desirable; successful candidates will learn Python over the course of their first year in role.
Application Instructions:

Please apply online:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/212547/ref=j_sr_7_t?ie=UTF8&category=*&jobSearchKeywords=data%20scientist&location=*&page=1

Online Application URL: http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/212547/ref=j_sr_7_t?ie=UTF8&category=*&jobSearchKeywords=data%20scientist&location=*&page=1

Note: This employer requires online Application.

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