Browse Developer & Taxonomist

Job ID: 1031246 | Amazon Development Center DEU


We are looking for smart and passionate people to join our Browse Taxonomy team. This person will help build a world-class, intuitive, and comprehensive navigation structure to optimize product discovery when searching and browsing on our site. As a Browse Developer and Taxonomist, you will have the opportunity to have a direct and significant impact on improving the customer experience and making it easy and fun to shop for products on Amazon.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

· Develop browse structures to organize our extensive product selection for customers
· Expand and refine data retrieval techniques to utilize our extensive product catalog and make sure products end up in the right place for our customers
· Coordinate cross-functional projects with a broad range of merchandisers, engineers, designers, and other groups
· Analyze website metrics and customer behavior data to make intelligent decisions on optimizing our taxonomy navigation structures


· Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, Information Science, Linguistics or equivalent professional experience
· 3+ years of relevant work experience
· Proven skills in data retrieval techniques
· Experience in taxonomy development
· Technically strong
· Passionate about website usability with great instincts for improving customer shopping experience
· Ability to quickly understand complex processes and communicate them in simple language
· Detail-oriented, decisive, self-motivated and calm under pressure
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
· Excellent English language skills


· Master’s degree in Library Science, Information Science or Linguistics
· Fluent in Unix-based systems, programming skills a plus
· Experience in E-Commerce
· Experience working on both local and global taxonomies
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