Tuesday , March 28 2023

Amazon Recruitment – Data Scientist

Website Amazon

Job Description:

AWS Trust & Safety (T&S) is the global team responsible for protecting AWS against a wide variety of abuse while simultaneously working to build trust with AWS’s customers and external stakeholders. Our team works to detect abuse by analyzing a variety of data and signals, and mitigate the abuse through fit-for-purpose solutions. We build trust through these efforts and our leadership on key T&S issues facing our industry. Our team members display a solid understanding of AWS’s cloud infrastructure, strong technical knowledge, and the ability to exercise sound judgment on complex and time-sensitive matters.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage your own process: identify and execute on high impact projects, triage external requests, and make sure you bring projects to conclusion in time for the results to be useful.
  • Be the primary point of contact during compromise outbreaks – including analyses to identify and apply responses.
  • Deep dive on the problems using SQL and scripting languages like Python/R to drive short term and long term solutions leveraging Statistical Analysis.
  • Analyze data (past customer behavior, sales inputs, and other sources) to identify trends, create compromise prevention and mitigation solutions and output reports with clear recommendations.
  • Collaborate closely with the development team to recommend and build innovations based on Data Science.
  • Help with escalations from AWS Management for AUP violations, Abuse, compromise and related activities.
  • Collaborate in a fast paced environment with multiple teams and customers in a dynamic entrepreneurial organization.
  • Keep up with and contribute to the progress of the Amazon and broader ML research communities in the context of AUP violations
  • Apply state-of-the-art Machine Learning methods to large amounts of data from different sources to build and operationalize abuse prevention, detection and mitigation solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Deep understanding of Statistical Analysis, Modeling and Machine Learning techniques.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Python/Perl, R/Matlab, Java, C/C++, Scala Problem solving ability
  • Ability to dive deep into complex technical problems and drive change.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with extracting, cleaning, and transforming data and working with data owners to understand the data
  • Professional experience using database languages, such as SQL, and common data scientist software development and statistical analysis tools (e.g., Python, R, Scikit-learn)
  • Hands-on professional experience with applying machine learning and other data science techniques to identify anomalous behavior patterns (e.g., user or machine anomalies) in a production environment
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience
  • Algorithm and model development experience for large-scale applications

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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