Data Scientist at Amazon

Data Scientist Details

Dec. 12, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
Data Science
Seattle, Washington
Amazon’s Supply Chain
The Buying team is part of Amazon’s Supply Chain Optimization Technology / Inventory Planning and Control organization, and is responsible for deciding how much inventory to carry of every single item offered by Amazon Retail on all of Amazon’s websites worldwide. Consuming inputs including demand forecasts, placement options, and vendor capability data, our buying system automatically computes the optimal inventory levels and re-order quantities for every single item in our Retail catalog every single day. As a Data Scientist in Buying, you will operate at the apex of multiple advanced Amazon systems, getting global visibility of how Amazon functions and serves our customers. Your curious mind will enable the creation of products that drive ever-greater automation, scalability and optimization of every aspect of buying, removing cost and delivering speed of execution to thrill our customers. The impact of your work will be global, material and remarkable. Data Scientist Responsibilities

· Master’s degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics or a related quantitative field. · At least 3 years of experience with data querying languages (e.g. SQL), scripting languages (e.g. Python), or statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R, Weka, SAS, Matlab). · At least 3 years of experience articulating business questions and using quantitative techniques to arrive at a solution using available data. · Depth and breadth in quantitative knowledge. Excellent quantitative modeling, statistical analysis skills and problem-solving skills. Sophisticated user of statistical
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