Central Retail Pricing is core team that generates prices for worldwide Amazon inventory, you'll play a key role in the evolution of our machine learning based Pricing algorithms to solve the world's most complex technical challenges in pricing optimization, large-scale computing, distributed systems, web applications, algorithms and data mining - to name a few. The Pricing systems are responsible for determining and publishing prices automatically, for the millions of items that Amazon sells worldwide ranging from Books to Consumer Electronics to Shoes.
Each country presents a unique set of complexities in generating the price. We are experimenting with new machine learning and reinforcement learning algorithms to lower the prices for our customers. We are redesigning our core services to scale up with Amazon's growth plans.
In this role, you will identify and drive machine-learning projects. You will generate insights from ML model data and share it with our stakeholders.
You will help to establish measurements that will be used to measure the impact of the machine learning models. You will generate the metrics for price quality, perception and financials. You will help to influence the development of new ML models that will influence the way we come up with prices for our products Worldwide.
The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter that can work independently in a fast paced, ambiguous environment with limited supervision. You must be a fast learner who can quickly absorb the nuances of Amazon's varied pricing programs and processes. You need to be analytical in your decision making, with a demonstrated ability to drive issues to completion.
To be successful you will need to be able to keep the long-term objectives in mind while guiding the team through short-term obstacles. You will need to collaborate closely with business leads, product owners, technical program managers, designers and partner teams. You are comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and are always open to identifying alternative paths.
Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to better understand how Amazon fosters customer trust globally with its pricing decisions?
Does the challenge of applying state-of-the-art computer science to define/design/build tools powered by large scale systems that solve real-world problems interest you? Do you have a passion for taking complex business inputs and processes and designing best-in-class workflows and interfaces which deliver simple, seamless user experiences? To meet these challenges, Amazon's Pricing team is looking for passionate and innovative software development engineers with a blend of technical, analytical and design skills who will work with other software engineers, project managers, product managers across different countries and cross-functional teams to help build out the next generation pricing tools for Amazon.com worldwide.
Work closely with the partner BIE, econ and ML teams to identify and address issues and opportunities.
Facilitate and manage the Retail Pricing BIE sprint planning and execution process
Analyze key metrics to uncover trends and root causes of issues.
Build metrics to measure key inputs and output metrics that drive Amazon prices
Develop deep dive tools for key metrics.