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Wed May 16, 2018 - 5 days ago

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Data Scientist

*A Data Scientist *at Zappos will help us discover new ways to deliver world-class service through our diverse digital marketplace by discovering what our consumers enjoy and hate. You might also make it easier for others at the company to do the same.
*What you'll be doing:*
* Leverage machine learning techniques to both discover and offer a better digital experience to our users
* Use a combination of R, Python, C, Java...whatever gets the job done (in a clearly documented and easily maintainable fashion)
* Translate ideas and theory into solutions the business can use to grow - you won't only be talking to statisticians and computer scientists, and we're not interested in models or services which the business can't leverage to be more competitive
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*What you'll bring to the table:*
* Masters in Computer Science, Mathematics, or BA/BS in one of those fields with 5+ years of work experience.
* Ability to rapidly leverage home grown analytics tools and software
* Advanced knowledge of multiple SQL/noSQL data environments and a strong understanding of why and when to use a particular solution
* Expert ability in a scripting language such as Python
* Expert ability in a statistical analysis environment such as R
* Expert ability in a querying language such as SQL
* Proven experience applying advanced statistical modeling techniques to real world problems, generating unique insights and recommendations which provide measurable value
* Experience working with terabyte-level data-sets
* Familiarity with and experience in practical implementation of machine learning techniques such as Support Vector Machine, Neural networks, etc
* Familiarity with and experience in practical implementation of statistical modelling techniques such as Logistic Regressions, Collaborative Filters, Time Series Analysis etcM
* Expert Ability in object oriented programming language such as Java
* Advanced knowledge of AWS: Redshift, S3, EC2, Kinesis, Amazon EMR, Lambdas etc
* Strong business acumen; ability to effectively present to a team of executives
* E-commerce domain expertise
* Experience working with Hadoop and related technologies
*What you didn't know about the team:*
Everyone on the team has at least one "a" in either their first or last name. Not saying this is required, but a definite pattern has been established.

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