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Member of Amazon’s WW Pricing team (2 to 15 years) by informationexcellence
April 16, 2012, 2:00 pm
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs

Greetings from Amazon.com

Job Description: Member of Amazon’s WW Pricing team

As a member of Amazon’s WW Pricing team, you’ll play a key role in the evolution of our 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, with little to no manual intervention, for the millions of items that Amazon sells worldwide ranging from Books to Consumer Electronics to Shoes. We are looking for  a sharp, experienced 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. 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!

Opportunity:

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 building large scale automated systems that solve real-world problems interest you? To meet these challenges, Amazon’s Pricing team is looking for passionate and innovative software development engineers with a blend of technical and analytical 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 architecture for Amazon.com worldwide.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 2+ year relevant work experience (upto 15 years)

• Strong skills in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis

• Proficiency in C++ and/or Java

• Familiarity with relational databases like Oracle or MySQL

Preferred Qualifications:

•             Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent

•             Familiarity with statistical models and data mining algorithms

•             Experience with high throughput, 24×7 systems

•             Innovation and initiative to improve coding standards, test coverage, quality and automation

•             Scripting skills in Perl, Python, JavaScript, and/or Ruby

•             Ability to write and understand functional/technical specifications, mentor junior developers and good communication skills

•             Strong organizational and problem solving skills with great attention to detail

•             Innovation and initiative to improve automation and development processes

Please send your profile details to Srinivasan N, Talent Acquisition Team of Amazon at srinin@amazon.com (080-33273000 Ext – 73602)

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