Senior Research Scientist, WFS

Amazon.com, Inc. Shoreline, WA
Amazon's mission is to be the most customer centric company in the world. The Workforce Staffing organization is on the front line of that mission by hiring the hourly fulfillment associates who make that mission a reality. To drive the necessary growth and continued scale of Amazon's associate needs within a constrained employment environment, Amazon is creating a Workforce Staffing Analytics & Science program. This program will re-invent how Amazon attracts, communicates with, and ultimately hires its hourly associates. This team will own multi-layered research and program implementation to drive deep learnings, process improvements via predictive analystics and web based automation, and strategic recommendations to global leadership. Are you passionate about data? Are you a tinkerer by trade? Do you enjoy questioning the status quo? Do complex and difficult challenges excite you? If yes, this may be the team for you.

The Senior Research Scientist role will be responsible for optimizing our high volume hiring processes in several waves from predicting behaviors, automating repetitive tasks, and building machine learning into automation to continuously optimize throughput. If you are a mental athlete who runs towards big problems and can repeatedly surmount challenging obstacles then this is the role for you.