Economist

Job ID: 1368963 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is building a world-class marketing organization, and we are looking for an Economist to apply the frontier of economic thinking to experimental design, measurement, forecasting, program evaluation, online advertising and other areas. As a key member on the Marketing Data: Science & Engineering (D:SE) team you will partner with a team of experts across the fields of Product Management, Data Science, Machine Learning and Data Engineering to develop new and innovative solutions to some of the hardest challenges in Marketing. In this role, you will work on the key initiatives and partner with business stakeholders, to build solutions and recommendations to drive key business outcomes for the AWS business.
About our team:
We refuse to accept constraints, internal or external, and have a strong bias for action. We love data and believe that we can use it to deliver epic experiences for our customers. We work across all areas of AWS marketing including our core marketing data solution, insights and reporting, targeting and personalization models, marketing measurement and the operational systems to support each of these areas that power interactions with millions of customers every day. As a multi-functional team of experts, we deliver scaled solutions in use globally across AWS marketing.
About you:
Economists at Amazon will be expected to work directly with the chief economist and senior management on key business problems faced in retail, international retail, cloud computing, third party merchants, search, Kindle, streaming video, and operations. You will build econometric models, using our world class data systems, and apply economic theory to solve business problems in a fast moving environment. Economists at Amazon will be expected to develop new techniques to process large data sets, address quantitative problems, and contribute to design of automated systems around the company. You have strong leadership qualities, great judgment, clear communication skills, and a track record of shipping great products.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· PhD in Economics, Quantitative Marketing, Finance, or closely related field
· 1+ years of experience in industry, consulting, government or academic research

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Research experience in marketing and incrementality measurement is highly preferred
· Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data
· Strong research track record
· Effective verbal and written communications skills

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