Research Scientist II - AMZ4614

Job ID: 1225376 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Entity: Amazon.com Services LLC, an Amazon.com Company

Title: Research Scientist II

Worksite: Palo Alto, CA

Position Responsibilities:

Interact with various software and business groups to develop an understanding of their business requirements and operational processes. Utilize acquired knowledge and business judgment to build decision-supporting and operational tools to improve the bottom line. Build quantitative mathematical models to represent a wide range of supply chain, transportation and logistics systems. Implement these models and tools through the use of modeling languages and engineering code in software languages such as Java, C++, C# or C. Gather required data for analysis and mathematical model building by writing ad-hoc scripts and database queries. Perform quantitative, economic, and numerical performance analyses of these systems under uncertainty using statistical and optimization tools. Create computer simulations to support operational decision-making. Identify areas with potential for improvement and work with internal teams to generate requirements to realize improvements. Design optimal or near optimal solution methodologies to be used by in-house decision support tools and software. Create software prototypes to verify and validate the devised solutions methodologies. Integrate prototypes into production systems using standard software development tools and methodologies.

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.#0000

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Position Requirements:

Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field and one year of research or work experience in the job offered, or as a Research Scientist, Research Assistant, Software Engineer, or a related occupation. Employer will accept a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field and five years of research or work experience in the job offered or a related occupation as equivalent to the Master's degree and one year of experience. Must have one year of research or work experience in the following skill(s): programming with a major programming language such as Java, C++, C#, or C; and experience formulating and solving both discrete and continuous optimization problems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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