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Senior Data Scientist

Amazon Web Services Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 31 May 2024

Financial

  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location

Accessibility

  • Apply from abroad

Requirements

  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional

Position

Description

Amazon launched the Generative AI Innovation Center (GenAIIC) in Jun 2023 to help AWS customers accelerate the use of generative AI to solve business and operational problems and promote innovation in their organization. This is a team of strategists, data scientists, engineers, and solution architects working step-by-step with customers to build bespoke solutions that harness the power of generative AI.(https://press.aboutamazon.com/2023/6/aws-announces- generative-ai-innovation-center).

We’re looking for Data Scientists capable of using GenAI and other techniques to design, evangelize, and implement state-of-the-art solutions for never-before-solved problems. You will work directly with customers and innovate in a fast-paced organization that contributes to game-changing projects and technologies. You will design and run experiments, research new algorithms, and find new ways of optimizing risk, profitability, and customer experience.

Key job responsibilities

  • Collaborate with AI/ML scientists, engineers, and architects to Research, design, develop, and evaluate cutting-edge generative AI algorithms to address real-world challenges
  • Interact with customers directly to understand the business problem, help and aid them in implementation of generative AI solutions, deliver briefing and deep dive sessions to customers and guide customer on adoption patterns and paths to production
  • Create and deliver best practice recommendations, tutorials, blog posts, sample code, and presentations adapted to technical, business, and executive stakeholder
  • Provide customer and market feedback to Product and Engineering teams to help define product direction

About The Team

The team helps customers imagine and scope the use cases that will create the greatest value for their businesses, select and train or fine tune the right models, define paths to navigate technical or business challenges, develop proof-of-concepts, and make plans for launching solutions at scale. The Generative AI Innovation Center team provides guidance on best practices for applying generative AI responsibly and cost efficiently.

Diverse Experiences

AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree and several years of experience
  • Several years relevant experience in building large scale machine learning or deep learning models
  • Several years of data querying languages (e.g. SQL), scripting languages (e.g. Python) or statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R, SAS, Matlab, etc.) experience
  • Experience in any of the following areas: algorithms and data structures, parsing, numerical optimization, data mining, parallel and distributed computing, high- performance computing, neural deep learning methods and/or machine learning
  • Experience in using Python and hands on experience building models with deep learning frameworks like Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, MXNet
  • Experience communicating across technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or Masters degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, operations research, or in a highly quantitative field
  • Practical experience in solving complex problems in an applied environment
  • Hands on experience with deep learning (e.g., CNN, RNN, LSTM, Transformer)
  • Prior experience in training and fine-tuning of Large Language Models (LLMs)
  • Knowledge of AWS platform and tools
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About Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon offering cloud computing platforms and APIs. AWS provides a broad set of global cloud-based products, helping organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale applications. Committed to sustainability, AWS aims for 100% renewable energy usage.

Benefits at Amazon Web Services

    • Innovative culture encouraging pushing boundaries
    • Opportunity to impact businesses and individuals globally
    • Wide range of learning and career advancement opportunities
    • Commitment to environmental sustainability and reducing carbon footprint