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Senior Economist, AWS Central Economics

Job ID: 2434570 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.


AWS Central Economics (ACE) drives best practices for objectively applying economics in decision-making across AWS. We collaborate with AWS science and business teams to identify, frame, and analyze complex and ambiguous problems of the highest priority for AWS leadership. We use and develop trusted science to provide our customers with actionable knowledge.

This Senior Economist role will partner with AWS business leaders across the organization to define and deliver on important economic questions that guide their most strategic decisions. The successful candidate will be a problem solver who enjoys diving into data, has strong analytical skills, has experience combining data and theory to generate actionable results, is excited by difficult modeling challenges and ambiguous starting points, is comfortable handling complex problems/efforts and making tough decisions, finds a path forward in difficult situations, and possesses strong communication skills to collaborate with product, finance, planning, and business teams.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Chicago, IL, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


- PhD in economics or equivalent
- 5+ years experience in industry, consulting, government or academic research.


- Experience in analytics and applied economics
- Experience in developing and executing an analytic vision to solve business-relevant problems
- Experience in building statistical models using R, Python, STATA, or a related software

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $127,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $247,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.