Data Scientist, Alexa Mobile Intelligence, Inc.
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Job summary

The Amazon Alexa app is a key companion to all Alexa devices for setup, remote control, and enhanced features. The Alexa app understands a customer’s habits, preferences and delivers a personalized experience to help them manage their day by providing relevant information as customers want it to achieve high growth and retention in the app.

Alexa Mobile Intelligence team includes personalization and analytics platform teams, which are both motivated to make mobile app more intelligent, personalized and easy to use for customers based on machine learning and data mining approaches. Now is your chance to be a leader on the team and help push forward this highly visible, critically important functionality and help grow the team. Our tech stack processes 50+ billion events daily to generate customer profiles which helps us to personalize the experience.

We are looking for passionate, hardworking data scientists who have experience building machine learning models.

Key job responsibilities

  • Scientists at Amazon are expected to develop new techniques to process large data sets and contribute to design of automated systems.
  • Apply ML, statistics or econometrics techniques to develop and analyze prototype models.
  • Design and analyze data from large-scale online experiments in order to validate prototype models.
  • Collaborate with scientists across teams in peer-review processes, publishing research in internal forms and industry conferences.
  • Partner closely with product and engineering teams to improve the advertising performance and translate prototype models to production.
  • Establish scalable, efficient, and automated processes for large scale model development, validation, and implementation.
  • Research and experiment with novel statistical modeling approaches.
  • Have fun working on ground breaking technology with people just as passionate about their work as you!

About the team

Alexa Mobile Intelligence team are a team with mixture of SDEs, scientists and TPM. We are all highly customers obsessed by thinking about bringing best mobile experience to users. Our goals are improving Alexa's user engagement and retention.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of experience with data scripting languages (e.g SQL, Python, R etc.) or statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R, SAS, or Matlab)
  • MS in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Applied Math, Operational Research or a related quantitative field.
  • Experience with statistical analysis, data modeling, optimizations, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, and demand modeling
  • Experience applying various machine learning techniques, and understanding the key parameters that affect their performance
  • Fluent in SQL, Python.


  • Previous experience in ML, data scientist or optimization engineer role with a large technology company
  • Passion for data (and fearlessness in the face of a data tsunami), modeling, research design and cutting-edges algorithms.
  • MS in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Applied Math, Operational Research or a related quantitative field.
  • Domain knowledge of comparable products (digital, retail).
  • Big Data Engineering with Spark / AWS EMR.

Company Info., Inc., Inc. is an American multinational technology company with operations in cloud computing, streaming media, artificial intelligence, and e-commerce. The company has been referred to as one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world, and it is one of the world's most valuable brands.

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