Amazon Vancouver Applied Scientist II Job

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Job Description

Job location: 510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 0M3

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning group is looking for scientists to join the Vancouver office. AWS is the clear leader in cloud computing. Leading in Machine Learning requires the best scientists in the world. As a scientist at AWS you will invent, implement and deploy state of the art algorithms and systems. You will build prototypes and explore new solutions. You will interact closely with costumers and understand their machine learning challenges. You will be at the heart of a growing and exciting focus area for AWS and work with acclaimed engineers and world famous scientists.




Job duties include:

* Be clear expert in a field and be able to drive a research agenda that is well aligned with business needs.
* Maintain a current understanding of industry and technology trends in the area of research.
* Improve and accelerate technology with science, statistical modeling, algorithm design, and prototyping.
* Contribute to Amazon’s Intellectual Property through patents and/or external publications.
* Understand business context to decisions made within and across groups.
* Effectively communicating with senior management, colleagues, the open source community and academia.
* Actively participate in hiring talented people and assist in the career development of others both on and outside the team, mentoring individuals and helping other managers guide the career growth of their team members.
* Demonstrate high levels of creativity and right judgment.




Benefits: Amazon provides a full range of benefits for our global employees and their eligible family members. Eligible employees may also receive signing bonuses and Amazon Restricted Stock Units. While they might vary from location to location, Amazon benefits for Canada may include:

  • Health Care
  • Savings Plans
  • Income Protection
  • Paid Time Off
  • Signing Bonuses
  • Employee Stock

Salary Range: $113,200 to $189,000/yr, commensurate with experience

Job location: 510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 0M3

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning group is looking for scientists to join the Vancouver office. AWS is the clear leader in cloud computing. Leading in Machine Learning requires the best scientists in the world. As a scientist at AWS you will invent, implement and deploy state of the art algorithms and systems. You will build prototypes and explore new solutions. You will interact closely with costumers and understand their machine learning challenges. You will be at the heart of a growing and exciting focus area for AWS and work with acclaimed engineers and world famous scientists.


Job duties include:

* Be clear expert in a field and be able to drive a research agenda that is well aligned with business needs.
* Maintain a current understanding of industry and technology trends in the area of research.
* Improve and accelerate technology with science, statistical modeling, algorithm design, and prototyping.
* Contribute to Amazon’s Intellectual Property through patents and/or external publications.
* Understand business context to decisions made within and across groups.
* Effectively communicating with senior management, colleagues, the open source community and academia.
* Actively participate in hiring talented people and assist in the career development of others both on and outside the team, mentoring individuals and helping other managers guide the career growth of their team members.
* Demonstrate high levels of creativity and right judgment.

Benefits: Amazon provides a full range of benefits for our global employees and their eligible family members. Eligible employees may also receive signing bonuses and Amazon Restricted Stock Units. While they might vary from location to location, Amazon benefits for Canada may include:

  • Health Care
  • Savings Plans
  • Income Protection
  • Paid Time Off
  • Signing Bonuses
  • Employee Stock

Salary Range: $113,200 to $189,000/yr, commensurate with experience

Basic qualifications

* Graduate degree in computer science, operations research, statistics, engineering, or mathematics
* 2+ years of related work experience
* Experience with fast prototyping
* Experience object oriented languages and efficient low level coding
* Experience with data mining or machine learning applications
* Experience working effectively with software engineering teams
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills




Basic Qualifications

* Graduate degree in computer science, operations research, statistics, engineering, or mathematics
* 2+ years of related work experience
* Experience with fast prototyping
* Experience object oriented languages and efficient low level coding
* Experience with data mining or machine learning applications
* Experience working effectively with software engineering teams
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills