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Economist, Amazon Fresh Grocery

Job ID: 1882797 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Job summary
Amazon Fresh Grocery is hiring an Economist who is passionate about data, uncovering insights, and telling business stories to leaders and stakeholders through econometric modeling. We are looking for a detail-oriented, organized, and responsible individual who is eager to learn how to work with large and complicated data sets in business environments.
A successful candidate will be able to partner effectively with both business and technical teams on key business problems and will be an expert in using Causal Inference and/or Industrial Organization (I/O) methods to provide actionable insights. You will be expected to own the development of econometric models and to manage the modelling and validation work.

Key job responsibilities
You will develop critical research and models that support business strategy for Amazon Fresh Grocery in areas such as Pricing and Selection from applying knowledge of Causal Inference and/or Industrial Organization (IO).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

PhD in Economics or related field
2-4 years of experience in industry, consulting, government, or academic research
Expertise with at least one programming language, such as R, MATLAB or Python
Experience in Causal Inference and/or Industrial Organization (I/O) methods
Effective verbal and written communications skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with SQL
Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data
Research experience in business topics
Experience using machine learning techniques


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