At Amazon, a large portion of our business is driven by third party Sellers who set their own prices. The Pricing team is seeking an Data Scientist 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 Data 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 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. Science at Amazon is a highly experimental activity, although theoretical analysis and innovation are also welcome. Our scientists work closely with software engineers to put algorithms into practice. 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 and grow the Amazon business. * Drive actions at scale to provide low prices and increased selection for customers using scientifically-based methods and decision making. * Helping to build 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.
Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.