Senior Research Scientist at Amazon

Senior Research Scientist Details

Nov. 1, 2018, 7:08 a.m.
Research Science
Seattle, Washington
and Program team Amazon Logistics, a
Amazon aims to exceed the expectations of our customers by ensuring that their orders, no matter how large or small, are delivered as quickly, accurately, and cost effectively as possible. To meet this goal, Amazon has invested in Amazon Logistics, a world class last mile operation. We are looking for a dynamic, resourceful, and organized Senior Research Scientist within Amazon Logistics’ Amazon Flex organization to develop new, data-driven solutions to support the most critical components of this rapidly scaling operation. As part of the Last Mile Science and Technology organization, you’ll partner closely with Science, Product, Tech, and Program teams to design innovative solutions to organizational and business problems, using statistical best practices to justify design decisions using data. You will be expected to be a subject matter expert in quantitative analysis and to communicate highly complex findings to multiple audiences. The ability to understand and measure human behavior

· Experience with guiding R and D strategy for your organization · Outstanding written and verbal communication skills · Proficiency in statistical computing (R, Python, Matlab, SAS) · Five or more years of applying algorithm design/multivariate statistics/machine learning to solving real-world problems · PhD in a quantitative research discipline (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Applied Math, Operations Research) · Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team· Publications in peer-reviewed statistics, ML, OR, or applied math journals
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