Monday , January 30 2023

Amazon Hiring – Principal Applied Scientist

Website Amazon

Job Description:

EC2 Instance Placement combines an opportunity to work on deeply challenging problems in mathematical optimization with high leverage for positive impact for AWS customers. You will have an opportunity to define a long-term science vision for our organization, translating that direction into specific plans for scientists, as well as engineering and product teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mentor scientists and support hiring science talent
  • Act as a thought leader and forward thinker, anticipating obstacles to success and helping avoid common failure modes
  • Research, build, and deploy innovative combinatorial optimization and machine learning solutions, working across technical disciplines
  • Own and drive strategic initiatives across EC2 Instance Placement
  • Partner with science, engineering, and product leaders across the business to identify and deliver innovative solutions, identify new opportunities, define the vision, and execute to continually delight customers

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Python or Java
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record leading, mentoring, and growing teams of scientists
  • Ability to take a complex problem from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with constraint programming, mathematical optimization, or mixed-integer linear programming and related tools and ecosystem
  • 10+ years of experience in applied science and software development
  • Experience with combinatorial optimization, machine learning, or deep learning in production systems
  • Experience with reinforcement learning delivering at scale customer results

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Internet Publishing

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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