Alexa Internet Careers & Current Job Vacancies for Graduates-3 Positions

Alexa Internet is a growing and dynamic company, staffed by some of the smartest people in the industry. If you are interested in working in a challenging, fast-paced and customer-centric environment, come join our team!

 

Alexa has been gathering, analyzing, and reporting on internet data for almost two decades. We have millions of toolbar users in countries around the world, and we receive over 6 million unique website visitors per month. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amazon.com, a career at Alexa presents an extraordinary combination: the fun and challenge of a fast-paced, startup-like culture, balanced by the stability and rewards of working for an established corporation. Plus, we are located in the heart of downtown San Francisco.Alexa Internet participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee’s eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee’s Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Alexa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with all federal, state and local laws.

Are you looking for careers with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, which powers products like Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, and many third-party products? If you are interested in careers with this team — which is separate from Alexa.com — please visit amazon.jobs/alexa.

Senior Applied Scientist

If you are excited about solving challenging problems, obsess over the development of excellent customer experiences, and seek a rewarding data science position in a dynamic company, look no further. We are seeking a smart, self-directed Senior Applied Scientist to help us build the next generation of digital marketing technology. As part of our team, you will develop and apply rigorous mathematical and statistical models to semi-structured web data, formulate and test hypotheses, and deliver web analytics and other data-derived services to be used by millions of digital marketers, web publishers, and investors worldwide.

Alexa.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com, is a globally recognized leader in web analytics, audience and digital behavioral analytics, and competitive intelligence. We have been gathering and analyzing data from online sources for over 20 years, with terabytes of archived crawl data, a data-contributing panel of millions of users in countries around the world, and millions of unique website visitors each month. This position provides the qualified candidate with an opportunity to join our smart, motivated team and to directly impact our business.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop novel modeling techniques for pattern recognition, prediction, classification, and other complex data science problems
  • Write high quality code and contribute to our codebase of scientific applications using relevant technologies
  • Build well-iterated models or analyses which reduce noise and maximize performance and accuracy
  • Contribute to strategic planning and project management for a variety of technical initiatives
  • Effectively communicate with customers, senior management, and colleagues with diverse roles and technical backgrounds
  • Document methodologies and increase our institutional knowledge based on experimental results and operationalized solutions
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • PhD degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or Electrical Engineering, and 7+ years of related work experience
  • Expertise with a broad suite of machine learning techniques, natural language processing, and statistics
  • Proficiency with a major programming language appropriate for data science such as Python, Scala, or C++
  • A keen scientific mind with a proven ability to think critically and invent
  • Experience with statistical and mathematical libraries and software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong discipline for documenting methodologies and applications
  • Ability to develop prototypes
  • A track record of thought leadership & contributions that have advanced the field
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of Alexa, its products, and its target customer
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Expertise in artificial intelligence techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with modern methods for parallelized processing of large, distributed datasets (e.g. Spark, Hadoop, Map-reduce)
  • Experience working effectively with software engineering teams, product managers, and designers
  • Experience working with web data (corpus of HTML documents, browse clickstreams, server logs)
  • Proficiency with relational databases, Linux, and AWS solutions

Send resumes to datajobs@alexa.com.

Senior Data Engineer

If you are excited about solving challenging technical problems in the big data space, Alexa.com offers an exceptional opportunity to work at the cutting edge of behavioral analytics on a global scale. We are seeking a smart, self-directed Senior Data Engineer to help us build the next generation of digital insights and audience analysis technology. As part of our team, you will design and develop robust, scalable, cloud-based applications for collecting and analyzing large data sets and create new web analytics and other data-derived services to be used by millions of digital marketers, web publishers, and researchers worldwide.

Alexa.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com, is a globally recognized leader in web analytics, audience and digital behavioral analytics, and competitive intelligence. We have been gathering and analyzing data from online sources for over 20 years, with terabytes of archived crawl data, a data-contributing panel of millions of users in countries around the world, and millions of unique website visitors each month. This position provides the qualified candidate with an opportunity to join our smart, motivated team and to directly impact our business.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design and develop robust and secure distributed processing solutions in our cloud (AWS) environment
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Sharp as a tack, with strong knowledge of advanced algorithms, data structures, and software engineering best practices
  • Expert knowledge of at least one compiled language such as C/C++ or Scala and a scripting language such as Python
  • Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or Mathematics, and 7+ years of related work experience
  • Experience with technologies such as Spark and Elastic Map Reduce
  • Proficiency with relational databases and Unix
  • Basic understanding of Alexa, our products, and our target customer
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of Alexa, its products, and its target customer
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Machine learning and statistical proficiency
  • Experience configuring and optimizing GPU-enabled hardware
  • Experience with Internet data sets and web analytics
  • Experience designing and implementing ETL solutions
  • A track record of thought leadership & process improvement

Send resumes to datajobs@alexa.com.