Lead Data Scientist

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Full Time
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Posted 1 month ago

As an AWS Security Data Scientist, you’ll help to build and manage services that detect and automate the mitigation of cybersecurity threats across Amazon’s infrastructure. You’ll work with security engineers, software development engineers, and other data scientists across multiple teams to develop innovative security solutions at massive scale. Our services protect the AWS cloud for all customers and preserves our customers’ trust in us. You’ll get to use the full power and breadth of AWS technologies to build services that proactively protect every single AWS customer, both internally and externally, from security threats – not many teams can say that!

...Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. The team has a mix of experience levels, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers, data scientists, and managers truly enjoy mentoring junior engineers, junior data scientists, and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews.

We care about your career growth. We assign projects and tasks based on what will help team members develop into a more well-rounded data scientist and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

...Inclusive and Diverse Culture
Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Yes, we do get to build a cool service, but we also believe a big reason for that is the inclusive and welcoming culture we cultivate every day.

We’re looking for a new teammate who is enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and able to work effectively with a diverse team of peers. We want someone who will help us amplify the positive & inclusive team culture we’ve been building.

...Work/Life Balance
Our team values work life balance. We are passionate about the capabilities we build, and we are responsible for our on-call rotation to ensure our services bring value to our customers. We understand that life is challenging and we have a flexible work environment that enables individuals to adjust their work schedule to accommodate personal needs.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Come and build innovative services that protect our cloud from security threats!

The preferred location for this position is Baltimore, MD, but it can also be located in Herndon, VA or Arlington, VA (HQ2).

Basic Qualifications

· BS degree and 6 years of relevant experience or MS degree and 4 years of experience
· Hands-on professional experience with applying machine learning and other data science techniques to mitigate threats at scale in a production environment
· 2+ years of work experience in applying data science to physical security, network security, or fraud related problems
· Industry experience using database languages, such as SQL, and common data science software development and statistical analysis tools (e.g., Python, R, Scikit-learn)
· Demonstrated technical leadership in data science and/or machine learning (e.g., tech lead, data science leader, led analytic development effort, etc.)
· Experience leading and coaching junior data scientists to improve their skills and effectiveness

Preferred Qualifications

· MS or PhD in a STEM field
· Experience extracting large sets of data, and designing ETL flows
· Experience designing and deploying large scale analytic processing solutions using Spark, Scala, etc.
· Strong sense of ownership combined with collaborative approach to overcoming challenges and influencing organizational change
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Job tags: AWS ETL Machine Learning Python R Scala Scikit-Learn Security Spark SQL
Job region(s): North America
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