Want to help revolutionize the employee experience at Amazon? Help us deliver an industry-leading data science platform; developing, building and innovating on a global, scalable technology solution for Amazon's growing Talent Management needs. Come be part of a team that will directly shape and influence the future growth of every employee at Amazon.
Working in an Agile team at our development centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, you will have the opportunity to work with, explore and analyse vast amounts of data, working with distributed machine learning and statistical algorithms across multiple platforms (Amazon Web Services, Hadoop, NoSQL, relational databases) to harness enormous volumes of data at scale to drive decisions. We will create and maintain large stores of machine-understandable structured knowledge and combine this with natural language understanding and machine inference. You will work with a team of engineers and scientists to gather data, design models and implement prototypes that give insight. Your systems will meet remarkably high standards of performance and reliability, and will operate at massive scale, 24x7. At Amazon you will see immediate results from your work as hundreds of employees respond to insights you help discover and use the software you build.
You have strong computer science credentials, are customer-obsessed and have a track record of building quality solutions. You know how to build and you dive deep into data. You intrinsically use technology to solve problems, excel in data analysis and can succinctly and accurately report your findings. You will contribute to all aspects of our system’s design, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will improve our data pipelines and mine new sources of data to make our system better. Together with a team of smart and highly-motivated engineers and scientists, you will help deliver robust data, feature sets, intuitive designs and user interfaces that will deliver at Amazon scale.
We are interested in individuals who can apply their skills to research, develop and implement scalable solutions for natural language understanding, inference, and semantic knowledge extraction from structured data and unstructured text. The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you have a rigorous, data-driven mind-set, know how to deliver solutions and have a strong desire to solve challenging problems then our team is the place to make an impact. Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Are you passionate about building and running global scale services that will process and store huge amounts of data securely and efficiently? Do you want to play a key role in the future of Amazon's business?
You will contribute to all aspects of our system’s design, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will improve our data pipelines and mine new sources of data to make our system better. You will build tools so that your key analyses can be packaged up and run by anyone. Together with a team of smart and highly-motivated engineers and scientists, you will help deliver robust data, feature sets, and predictive models.
You will work as part of a sustainable paced agile team and will play a technical hands on leadership role in your team giving you the responsibility and authority and autonomy to ensure success. You will have a system-wide, architectural view of the solutions that you build. You will be involved in every aspect of the process - from idea generation, business analysis and technical design through to software development using the latest technologies and design patterns. Your systems will meet remarkably high standards of performance and reliability, and will operate at massive scale, 24x7.
Come join a team full of very intelligent and capable people who come from all over the world. Enjoy the chance to work in a relaxed setting with a good social life. The team based in Edinburgh, Scotland is rapidly expanding. Successful candidates will have strong technical ability, a focus on the customer experience, great teamwork and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by inventing, enhancing and building world class systems, delivering results, working on exciting and challenging projects. Responsibilities include:
- Interfacing with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using AWS data platform technologies such as RDS, RedShift, S3, as well as data manipulation in languages such as SQL, Python, Scala and Java.
- Interfacing with business customers to gather requirements.
- Modeling data and metadata to support ad-hoc and ongoing reporting.
- Owning the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, that drive key business decisions.
- Learning and understanding a broad range of Amazon’s data resources and know when, how, and which to use and which not to use.
- Continually improving ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service support for secondary datasets.
- Proposing data flow and storage solutions.
- Implementing big data solutions for distributed computing.