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Economist

Economist

Job ID 
611625
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
1/22/2018
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Economics
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Job Description

Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. We hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated and friendly work environment.
Amazon’s WW Consumer Finance team has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Economist to work directly with other economists, finance analysts and the team of data engineers as we build the market intelligence group to support the whole Consumer Business. You will interact directly with Senior Leaders that rely on your ability to combine external and internal data to make impact evaluations and produce forecasts for the Consumer Business.

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics
  • Two or more years of experience in consulting, government or academic research.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Applicants with considerably more experience, including mid-career, are also strongly encouraged.
  • Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Strong research track record.
  • Experience building and growing teams of Economists or Data Scientists.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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