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 re-architecting our core services to scale up with Amazon's growth plans.
We are looking for a sharp software development engineer who will help design & develop the next generation systems, services and tools for Pricing. The engineer will play a pivotal role in the expansion of pricing software, with the mission to build and execute streamlined, automated processes for computing, validating and publishing prices, as well as the internal workflows and interfaces that our business teams use to manage them. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a team that will be responsible for building successful, sustainable and strategic solutions for Amazon from the ground up. If you are a talented, detail-oriented engineer with a solid software development foundation and a commitment to deliver the best possible technology solutions for our customers, then we want to hear from you!
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.
• Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
• Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 4+ years of work experience for every 1 year of education
• Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
• Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
• 2+ years professional experience in software development
• Masters degree in Computer Science or the equivalent strongly preferred
• Experience working on machine learning based models
• Large scale distributed systems experience is a plus
• Effective communications skills (both verbal and written)