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Applied Scientist II, ADAM IDEA (Identity and Diagnostics Engineering for Advertising)

Job ID: 2609662 | Services LLC


The Identity and Diagnostics Engineering for Advertising (IDEA) team owns two charters: Identity and Diagnostics. The Identity (a.k.a. Identity Hub) program was established to be the single source of truth for all advertiser identity dimensions, offering authoritative and comprehensive views of an advertiser across all channels (ads, retail, partners, and real world). The Diagnostics program is responsible for building comprehensive issue identification capabilities across the ads lifecycle to empower advertisers and Amazon internal teams to identify problems affecting ads, campaigns, and accounts through access to accurate, timely, and easy-to-understand diagnostics. To this end we are currently engaged in the process of architecting building and rolling out key mission critical solutions to Amazon’s Advertising product stack which will make it seamless for millions of Advertisers to access vital information impacting the performance of their digital Ads across the entire foot print of Amazon digital properties. We are currently recruiting experienced Applied Scientists who enjoy solving technical challenges at massive scale, simplifying and eliminating complexity as well as demonstrate a high sense of ownership and the ability to drive solutions from inception to delivery.

We have a strong culture of innovation, solving problems in creative ways and our track record of accomplishment’s speaks for itself. You will be joining a high-performing team at the core of the Amazon Ad’s ecosystem. You will be responsible for the entire development lifecycle, from feature ideation to experimentation and development to operational excellence. We will be counting on you to have strong technical skills - you should be able to lead the design, implementation, and successful delivery of solutions for scientifically-complex problems and systems in production, which can be brand new or evolving from existing ones. You will heavily influence the design and write a significant portion of critical-path code.

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

New York, NY, USA


- 3+ years of building models for business application experience
- PhD, or Master's degree and 4+ years of CS, CE, ML or related field experience
- Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language
- Experience in any of the following areas: algorithms and data structures, parsing, numerical optimization, data mining, parallel and distributed computing, high-performance computing


- Experience using Unix/Linux
- Experience in professional software development

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $136,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $222,200/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.