Amazon.com Browse Developer & Taxonomist in Seattle, Washington

We are looking for smart and passionate people to join our Browse Taxonomy team. This person will help build a world-class, intuitive, and comprehensive navigation structure to optimize product discovery when searching and browsing on our site. As a Browse Developer and Taxonomist, you will have the opportunity to have a direct and significant impact on improving the customer experience and making it easy and fun to shop for products on Amazon.com.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop browse structures to organize our extensive product selection for customers

  • Expand and refine data retrieval techniques to utilize our extensive product catalog and make sure products end up in the right place for our customers

  • Coordinate cross-functional projects with a broad range of merchandisers, engineers, designers, and other groups

  • Analyze website metrics and customer behavior data to make intelligent decisions on optimizing our taxonomy navigation structures

  • 2+ years of professional taxonomy experience

  • Proven skills in data retrieval techniques

  • Experience in taxonomy development

  • Technically strong

  • Passionate about website usability with great instincts for improving customer shopping experience

  • Detail-oriented, decisive, self-motivated and calm under pressure.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent English language skills.

  • Fluent in Unix-based systems, programming skills a plus

  • Ability to quickly understand complex processes and communicate them in simple language

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science or equivalent professional experience

  • Fluency in additional languages, especially Spanish

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

AMZR Req ID: 534178

External Company URL: www.amazon.com