Amazon.com Software Development Manager, Applied Research in Haifa, Israel

At Amazon Voice and Advanced Natural Shopping (VANS), we strive to enable shopping in everyday life.

We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Smart Devices such as Echo or Fire TV. Our Services allow you to shop, no matter where you are or what you are doing, you can go from 'I want that' to 'that's on the way' in a matter of seconds. We are seeking the industry's best to help us create new ways to interact, search and shop. Join us, and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday life.

We’re working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges, and provide visible benefit to end-users, this is your opportunity.

We're looking for an outstanding Research Science Leader who combines superb technical, research and analytical capabilities to build and lead VANS Research Science team. This person must be comfortable building and leading a team of top-notch developers and researchers. We’re looking for people who innovate, love solving hard problems, and never take “no” for an answer. You will work hard, have fun, and of course, make history!

-M.S. in Research, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field. More than 8 years of industrial/academic experience in algorithms, search or personalization related problems, large scale simulation, and mathematical modeling.

  • Ability to manage and quantify improvement in multiple business areas resulting from business analytics, optimization techniques, and/or statistical modeling.

  • Demonstrated use of modeling and optimization techniques tailored to meet business needs and proven achievements in industrial production systems.

  • Strong leadership of experienced scientists as well as a successful record of developing junior members from academia/industry to a successful career track in a business environment

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Ph.D. in Research, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field. More than 10 years of industrial/academic experience in supply chain management, inventory management, large scale simulation, and mathematical modeling.- Expertise in one of the relevant areas: probability theory, queuing theory, game theory, simulation, decision analysis, stochastic models, system dynamics, and predictive modeling

  • Experience with data engineers or business analysts in Big Data analytics

  • A good understanding of analysis of algorithms and computational complexity

  • Expertise in prototyping and scripting languages (R, Perl or Python) with applications of efficient large-scale data analysis in a complicated system

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

AMZR Req ID: 534273

External Company URL: www.amazon.com