Principal, Head of Machine Learning, Payment Products

Amazon   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: e-Commerce


5 - 7 years

Posted 297 days ago

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seeking a machine learning or applied science thought leader with academic and/or hands-on experience. As the Principal, Head of Machine Learning, you will develop and coach a team of talented machine learning scientists and research scientists. You will lead your team in defining and executing new ML initiatives. As a true Amazonian, you will work backwards from the customer, improving our ability to surface the most relevant contents for each customer.

To be successful in this role, a strong foundation in programming andstatistics is key. The right candidate will have a background in academia or industry, developing new methodologies and ML capabilities. The ability to influence your peers and leadership will enableothers to adopt your vision. The Principal will serve as a thought leader and collaborate with Amazon's global ML experts.


3+ years experience leading and developing a team of machine learning scientists.
PhD in Operations Research, Engineering, Discrete or Convex Optimization, Planning and Scheduling, Resource Allocation, or a related field.
4+ years of research or work experience as a Research Scientist or related occupation in the fields of Operations Research, Logistics, or Supply Chain.
One year of research or work experience must include each of the following: experience with design, development, and production implementation of resource allocation or optimization algorithms for business applications.
2+ years programming in Java, C++, Python/Spark.
Application of statistics and probability in systems analysis.
Demonstrated experience with problem solving and data analysis on large datasets.
Successfully mentored individual contributors to develop their technical skills.


Experience with machine learning in production systems, advertising platforms, or customer-facing applications.
Successfully managed individuals to develop their technical skills, writing and leadership abilities.
Ability to communicate research findings and processes to business stakeholders.

Job ID: 605106