Amazon Corporate LLC Operations Research Scientist (Network Optimization) in Seattle, Washington

Operations Research Scientist (Network Optimization) Job ID 527622 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 5/5/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Research Science Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAre you interested in applying your quantitative research, engineering development, and optimization skills to world-changing problems? Are you interested in driving the development of methods, models and systems for state-of-the-art robotics supply chain and fulfillment systems? If so, then this is the job for you. The North American Fulfillment Execution Data Science (FEDS) team is responsible for the optimization of our current supply chain and designing future networks. We are looking for top research leaders in optimization and stochastic systems to work in cross-function teams to design, create and place into production new solutions as well as drive the development our future supply-chain infrastructure. You will be responsible for strategic planning and research initiatives involved with our inventory, fulfillment and transportation networks, including the means to efficiently transport shipments from vendors to our fulfillment centers, as well as from fulfillment centers to our customers. You will work closely with business stakeholders, research scientists, and IT groups in incorporating the essential trade-offs within the models and take an active role in effectively communicating the recommendations to senior management. Basic QualificationsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS The qualified candidate will have a proven history of driving critical research and development and developing in-depth analytical understanding of systems. * (PhD or MS) in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or Operations Research. * Hands-on experience in optimization modeling, simulation and analysis. * Working knowledge of optimization tools (Gurobi, Cplex, or Xpress) * Experience in communicating technically, at a level appropriate for the audience. * Experience with data acquisition tools (e.g. SQL, Apache Spark etc.) * Experience with statistical and mathematical modeling languages (R, Julia, or similar.) * Coding skills for OR prototypes using Java, C++, C#, or Python. Preferred QualificationsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Knowledge of stochastic systems analysis and optimization. * Strong problem solving ability. * Programming skills with at least one object oriented language (e.g. Java) and one scripting language (e.g Python). * Experience in using statistical analysis software packages (e.g. R) - Transportation, Supply Chain experience in network design and planning * Strong communication and presentation skills. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation