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Research Scientist II (10 month contract), Economic Decision Science


London, UK

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We are looking for a Research Scientist to work on exciting and challenging business problems related to Amazon Retail’s worldwide product assortment. You will build innovative solutions based on machine learning, statistics, and experimentation. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team of economists, scientists, product managers, and engineers and your work will influence finance and business decisions affecting Amazon’s vast product assortment globally.

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you know how to deliver results fast and you have a deeply quantitative, highly innovative approach to solving problems and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD, or Master's degree and 4+ years of quantitative field research experience
  • Experience investigating the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to business problems and products
  • Experience analyzing both experimental and observational data sets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language
  • Experience with agile development

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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