Data Scientist III

1 week agoBoston, MA


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is building several new analytics-driven services that will transform the sales and marketing ecosystem. We are looking for a Data Scientist that can work comfortably with large volumes of data, derive key insights, build and maintain machine learning (ML) models, and perform A|B tests while maintaining the highest standards for security and operational excellence. As a Data Scientist, you will collaborate closely with the product managers and engineering teams to generate timely insights to help our marketers and sellers. If you are looking to be part of a new strategic AWS initiative, have a startup-DNA, and want to create the next-generation sales engagement offerings, contact us to learn more!

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Location: Strong preference for this position to be in Boston, but open to these additional locations: Seattle, WA, Dallas, TX and Arlington, VA. Relocation offered from within the US to any of these locations.

Key Responsibilities:

In this role,

  • You will apply your skills to create insights, and produce recommendations to help AWS Sales team.
  • You'll be involved in all phases of research and experiment design and analysis, including defining research questions, designing experiments, identifying data requirements, conducting statistical or machine learning-based modeling, and communicating insights and recommendations.
  • You will develop machine learning models and work with engineering team to deploy to production.
  • You are also be expected to continuously learn new systems, tools, and industry best practices to analyze big data and enhance our analytics.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 8+ years hands-on experience as a Data Scientist performing statistical analysis, data visualization and machine learning on big data
  • Working knowledge of software development methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Kanban, or equivalent
  • Proficiency with SQL, Spark, Python, R, or Scala
  • Design experiments, test hypotheses, and build actionable models to deliver timely insights
  • Experience working closely with internal stakeholders such as business teams, engineering teams, and partner teams and align them with respect to your focus area


  • Master's/PhD degree in or Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline
  • Experience using AWS technologies such as Redshift, Sagemaker, Athena, S3, EC2, Quicksight
  • Solve analytical problems, and effectively communicate models, trends, analysis, anomalies and results
  • Experience with libraries such as Pandas, Matplotlib
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and insights to non-experts
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1501453

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