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Economist I

Job ID: 1756342 | Amazon.com Services LLC

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Economist I

The Economic Technology (EconTech) team combines Economics, Statistics, and Machine Learning with automation and large scale data technologies to develop scalable science solutions that support the operation and optimization of key functions of Amazon Private Brands and other Amazon teams, such as pricing, discovery, negotiation, forecasting, supply chain and product selection/development. We are an interdisciplinary team, committed to use of cutting edge technology and leveraging the strengths of engineers and scientists to build solutions for some of the toughest business problems at Amazon.

We are looking for an outstanding Economist who is strong in applying cutting edge econometrics and machine learning methodologies to conduct empirical research and implement science solutions that solve real-world business problems. The candidate will not only implement and validate models on large scale data, and but also help business and tech partners understand the results and turn them into policies, programs, and actions that have a major impact on Amazon’s business. We are looking for creative thinkers who can combine a strong economic toolbox with a desire to learn from others, and who know how to execute and deliver on big ideas.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· PhD in Economics or closely related field

Experienced with empirical research


Familiar with common causal inference methodologies, including those involving ML techniques


Proficient with Stata, R or Python

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience in analyzing large datasets using big data technologies
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· Familiar with cloud data and computing tools on AWS


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Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, 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.