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Lead Software Development Engineer - Machine Learning new initiative

Lead Software Development Engineer - Machine Learning new initiative

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Job Description

Interested in leading a new team involving data sciences, algorithm development (machine learning, natural language processing) and an opportunity to impact every Amazon customer?

The newly formed Reconciliation team is responsible for the critical services that assemble the product detail pages on the Amazon website by combining data from sellers, vendors or internal systems, in real-time, millions of times a day. These services, which are a core part of the Amazon's catalog, are being re-built from scratch. The team offers a unique blend of hard computer science problems (scalable distributed systems and high performance algorithms) and an opportunity to help the businesses model their vision on the platform.

Successful candidates are passionate about translating high-level, ambiguous business goals to software platforms that enable multiple businesses. You are comfortable taking initiative and working along side and leading top-notch software developers.

Item Master is modernizing the Reconciliation algorithm and related services that determine what product details shows on every detail page. We're looking to build out a new team to solve some very hard engineering problems that include incorporating ML and NLP algorithms. This is an opportunity to have to huge impact as this platform is used by 3p sellers, Digital, Amazon Retail and is core to Amazon’s e-commerce business. If you enjoy working with really smart SDEs and Principals and on a team with low operations, let's talk soon!

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong computer science background. A Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or math or in relevant field.
  • 8+ years of work experience in software development
  • Solid design and coding skills in Java.
  • Strong desire to build high-performance, highly-available, low-cost and scalable distributed systems.
  • Solid communication skills and ability to work well in a team are critical.
  • Highly innovative, flexible and self-directed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience leading the development and operation of large scale distributed systems is a plus.
  • Experience solving significant customer problems with Machine Learning and/or Natural Language Processing algorithms.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in fast paced environment.

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