Software Development Engineer at Amazon

Software Development Engineer Details

Jan. 17, 2019, 7:28 a.m.
Software Development
Seattle, Washington
Planning (TVP) team Transportation Technology division,
Who are we? It’s no secret that Amazon relies on its technology to deliver millions of packages every day to its customers – on time, with low cost. We, the Transportation Technology division, build the complex software solutions that are needed to work across our vendors, warehouses and carriers to optimize both time and cost of getting the packages delivered. That said, this is a multi-billion-dollar business, and our technical journey has only started. We are looking to build brand new systems that use our vast collection of data to optimize the delivery algorithms – and make a big impact on Amazon’s business costs. If you find this space interesting, Transportation Volume Planning (TVP) team might be the right fit for you. Read on… What do we do? The first step in ensuring we can figure out an optimal solution to ship all our packages is knowing the data for the problem well in advance. Yes - forecasting! Our team’s vision is to build systems that analyze forecast how many packages

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a related field At least 4 years' work experience Experience implementing algorithms, tailored to particular business needs and tested on large data sets Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences. Master's degree and relevant work experience. Strong demonstrated skills implementing and deploying large scale machine learning applications and tools. Strong skills and experience with programming in Hadoop, Big Data, SQL, Hive, Pig, R and familiarity/experience with AWS. We are an equal opportunity
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