What is it like to work at Amazon as an applied scientist?
Being a Scientist at Amazon is one of the most exciting job opportunities in the world today. There is no richer data environment for a Scientist to develop new models and algorithms that will positively impact over 200 million customers. Our team is comprised of technical leaders across the globe including Seattle, Berlin and Bangalore. Machine learning and related quantitative sciences have been crucial in delivering value to Amazon customers since our early years. We are pioneers in areas such as recommendation engines, product search, eCommerce fraud detection, and large-scale optimization of fulfillment center operations. We believe in the long-term impact of Researchers and Applied Scientists to all our businesses.


Are you interested in learning more about the Amazon scientist opportunities? We will connect you directly to a leader on the team!: Please send your resume to scientist-recruiting@amazon.com.


What's it like to work for the Amazon Core Machine Learning Team?

Why should you apply?

  • Work with data unparalleled in other tech, industry, or academic scientist roles
  • ML at Amazon is a highly experimental activity, although theoretical analysis and innovation are also welcome
  • Work on problems with immediate impact and broad reach – both customer-facing applications and applications that impact our vast operations network
  • Partner with top flight research talent as well as extremely capable business and engineering colleagues

Who are we looking for?

  • PhD in CS Machine Learning, Operations Research, Statistics or in another highly quantitative field
  • 2-3 years of experience in private sector, consulting, government, or in academic research
  • 2-3 years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment
  • Skills with Java, C++ (or other high-level programming language) as well as R, MATLAB, Python (or similar scripting language)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Locations: The Amazon headquarters is located in downtown Seattle, Washington.


To apply or learn more

Email us with questions or send us your CV (resume). We look forward to talking with you!
scientist-recruiting@amazon.com