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Sr. Applied Scientist, Pricing Science

Job ID: 2678906 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

At Amazon, a large portion of our business is driven by third-party Sellers who set their own prices. The Pricing science team is seeking a Sr. Applied Scientist to use statistical and machine learning techniques to design, evangelize, and implement state-of-the-art solutions for never-before-solved problems, helping Marketplace Sellers offer Customers great prices. This role will be a key member of an Advanced Analytics team supporting Pricing related business challenges based in Seattle, WA.

The Sr. Applied Scientist will work closely with other research scientists, machine learning experts, and economists to design and run experiments, research new algorithms, and find new ways to improve Seller Pricing to optimize the Customer experience. The Applied Scientist will partner with technology and product leaders to solve business and technology problems using scientific approaches to build new services that surprise and delight our customers. An Applied Scientist at Amazon applies scientific principles to support significant invention, develops code and are deeply involved in bringing their algorithms to production. They also work on cross-disciplinary efforts with other scientists within Amazon.

The key strategic objectives for this role include:
- Understanding drivers, impacts, and key influences on Pricing dynamics.
- Optimizing Seller Pricing to improve the Customer experience.
- Drive actions at scale to provide low prices and increased selection for customers using scientifically-based methods and decision making.
- Helping to support production systems that take inputs from multiple models and make decisions in real time.
- Automating feedback loops for algorithms in production.
- Utilizing Amazon systems and tools to effectively work with terabytes of data.
You can also learn more about Amazon science here - https://www.amazon.science/


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 4+ years of applied research experience
- 3+ years of building machine learning models for business application experience
- PhD, or Master's degree and 6+ years of applied research experience
- Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or related language
- Experience with neural deep learning methods and machine learning

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience with modeling tools such as R, scikit-learn, Spark MLLib, MxNet, Tensorflow, numpy, scipy etc.
- Experience in building machine learning models for business application

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $150,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $260,000/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 https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.