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From: Ronny Kohavi
Date: 18 Aug 2004
Subject: Seattle, WA: Senior Software Development Engineer at Amazon.com

Amazon.com is hiring for multiple software development engineers, managers, designers, and technical program/project managers in the areas of data mining and personalization. Utilize the world's largest e-commerce data warehouse to improve the customer experience! Innovate on short cycles and see your results deployed on www.amazon.com, www.target.com, and our international sites. Join a profitable company that is in the top 100 most recognized brands in the world and has the highest American Customer Satisfaction Index ever given, online or offline.

To learn more about our group, read the talk I gave at e-metrics 2004


Multiple positions are available in the following teams

  • Targeted e-mail, which includes automatically generating campaigns and optimally targeting them
  • Automated advertising, which includes ad generation and optimization on third party sites
  • Search engine optimization
  • Personalization, both for unrecognized (customers who bought X bought Y) and recognized customers (based on history)
  • Data mining for analyzing customer behavior, including machine learning algorithms, data analysis, extract-transform-load processes, model building, and visualization. We also have a statistician position.
  • Content selection and optimization, which includes optimizing content on the web site
We are looking for engineers interested in either front-end work (user interfaces for building web sites) or backend (e.g., algorithms, scaling up, parallelization) or both, engineering managers who have been developers and delivered products, technical program/project managers, and designers.

The positions require a minimum of two years of industry experience, strong programming skills (e.g., Java/C++), creative thinking, and a desire to work in a fast-moving environment where ideas are deployed and tested often. All candidates must have a strong computer science background.

Send your resume to p13n-jobs@amazon.com .

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Ronny Kohavi, Director of Data Mining and Personalization, Amazon.com

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