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Senior NVH Scientist

Job ID: 2598991 | Services LLC


Are you an innovative leader that wants to engineer the next generation of world-class fulfillment centers and logistics systems across the globe? Do you want a high level of ownership in solving complex problems? Does the challenge of designing and implementing ground breaking solutions for automated equipment, packaging technologies, and systems including robotics and high-speed appeal to you?
We’re working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges, and provide visible benefit to end-users, this is your opportunity. Come work on the Amazon WW Fulfillment Design & Engineering Team! We're looking for an outstanding Senior Acoustics Noise/Vibration/Harness (NVH) Scientist, someone who innovates and loves solving hard problems. You will work hard, have fun, and of course, make history! The primary role of the WW Fulfillment Design & Engineering team is to drive strategic solutions designed to improve the acoustic environments of our fulfillment network buildings throughout the world.

Key job responsibilities
•Lead R&D efforts to develop low noise products and solutions
•Perform predictive modeling use the results to drive data driven low noise solution development
•Collaborate and design work processes and workspaces that adhere to acoustics standards worldwide.
•Help drive long-term Noise and Acoustics solution for Amazon that meet our growing product profile, network operations, and future goals.
•Cross-pollinate best practices between engineering and operations teams.
•Work closely with External Laboratories, Universities, MHE vendors and Integrators and leverage the data and resources available at their end to support NVH based solutions.
•Support the design teams through participation in Design Reviews
•Perform site visits to review previous designs, help drive standardized solutions, and capture lessons learned for future design improvements
•Simultaneously manage multiple assignments and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors and vendors.
•Provide technical leadership for large-scale engineering projects

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

Bellevue, WA, USA


- Master's degree in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, data science, business analytics, economics, finance, engineering, or computer science, or Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of professional or military experience
- 5+ years of data querying languages (e.g. SQL), scripting languages (e.g. Python) or statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R, SAS, Matlab, etc.) experience
- 5+ years of data scientist or similar role involving data extraction, analysis, statistical modeling and communication experience
- Master’s degree in Engineering (Acoustics or related fields).
- 4+ years’ experience with theoretical and applied hands-on implementation expertise in acoustic solutions design, simulation, modeling, analysis, and test.
- Ability to perform independent signal processing and statistical analysis of large databases using your own code in Matlab or Python
- Experience conducting Pilots studies to qualify and validate low noise solutions and Material Handling Equipment
- Understanding of safety standards and specification related to noise in warehouse design


- PhD and 2+ years’ experience conducting comprehensive acoustics research and assessments, and firm understanding of the advantages and limitations of acoustic engineering methods and tools
- Technical Documentation skills
- Proficiency using business/technical software like MS Excel, MS Project, and software.
- Proficiency with concepts like system, optimization, system dynamics, system analysis, statistical analysis, reliability analysis, and decision making.
- Ability to work on a diverse team or with a diverse range of coworkers.
- Ability to travel 25% globally to interact with internal and external business and technical leaders.

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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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.