Machine Learning Engineer, Amazon Ad Sales, Inc.
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Job Description

Amazon Advertising is one of Amazon's fastest growing and most profitable businesses, responsible for defining and delivering a collection of advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products.

Actions, Insights, and Recommendation Solutions (AIRS) is at the forefront of our amazing growth machine enabling our teams to deliver at scale. Our goal is to scale account management multifold by investing in strategic self-service applications that improve productivity of external advertising customers and internal account management executives. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

As part of our team evolution we are investing in improving our understanding of the advertisers on Amazon through advanced ML modeling and building an ML service that delivers recommendations to advertisers and solves the prioritization and selection of most optimum recommendations and measure impact with explainability. Explainability of campaign recommendations delivered to advertisers is the #1 ask from advertisers and Account teams to improve adoption rates.

We are moving fast and have the ability to shape our tech infrastructure that will combine science and scalable engineering at a rapid pace. We are looking for a Machine Learning Engineer (MLE/SDE) to join the team to drive key science methods and delivery of the project, working closely with product and engineering leads, as well as our leadership. We’re a fast-growing team with high visibility from the leadership team and lots of new opportunities.

Key job responsibilities

As an Machine Learning Engineer on this team, you will

  • Lead end-to-end Machine Learning projects that have a high degree of ambiguity, scale, complexity.
  • Focus on Model Deployment, including all tasks necessary to turn a prototype into a production model, such as 1) model data pipelines: building data pipelines to produce inputs for training and inference in both online and offline contexts. 2) Training and inference pipelines: orchestration of model training and inference jobs. 3) Post-inference work: work required after the model’s output to serve business needs such as integration with engineering systems.
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large-scale data analysis, machine-learning model development, model validation and serving.
  • Contribute to our ML Infrastructure, such as enhancements to our live model and experimentation platform.
  • Maintenance and Operational Excellence: Regular maintenance and monitoring expected of any complex system/service.
  • Contribute to building an infrastructure that facilitates end-to-end ML workflows.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA


  • 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
  • Experience programming with at least one software programming language
  • Experience in machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, statistics or natural language processing
  • Experienced in large scale AI and ML infrastructure, AWS ML tools such as SageMaker


  • 3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
  • Master's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with running A/B tests in production and knowledge of causal inference and other modern machine learning techniques

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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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