Research Scientist at Amazon

Research Scientist Details

Dec. 20, 2018, 4:28 a.m.
Research Science
Seattle, Washington
Technologies (SCOT) team Amazon? If so,
Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and when that box with the smile arrives you wonder how it got to you so fast? Wondered where it came from and how much it would have cost Amazon? If so, Amazon’s Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) team is for you. We build systems to peer into the future and estimate the distribution of tens of millions of products every week to Amazon’s warehouses in the most cost-effective way. When customers place orders, our systems use real time, large scale optimization techniques to optimally choose where to ship from and how to consolidate multiple orders so that customers get their shipments on time or faster with the lowest possible transportation costs. This team is focused on saving hundreds of millions of dollars using cutting edge science, machine learning, and scalable distributed software on the Cloud that automates and optimizes inventory and shipments to customers under the uncertainty of demand, pricing and supply. Amazon’s Supply

The candidate will have the following optimization experience and skills: · Ph.D. in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field with publications in refereed academic journals. · · Experience designing and implementing transportation optimization models with focus on volume and route planning and re-planning; labor and facilities planning. · · Excellent writing skills for presenting business cases and to document the models and analysis and present the results/conclusions in order to influence important decisions. · · A working knowledge of smooth
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