• Taxonomist & Browse Developer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/25/2018 3:18 PM)
    Job ID
    736095
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    We are looking for smart and passionate people to join our browse taxonomy team. This person will help build a world-class, intuitive, and comprehensive navigation structure to optimize product discovery when searching and browsing on our site. As a browse developer you will have the opportunity to have a direct and significant impact on improving the customer experience and making it easy and fun to shop for products on Amazon.
    Tasks and Responsibilities:
    • Develop browse structures to organize our extensive product selection for customers
    • Expand and refine data retrieval techniques to utilize our extensive product catalog and make sure products end up in the right place for our customers
    • Coordinate cross-functional projects with a broad range of merchandisers, engineers, designers, and other groups
    • Analyze website metrics and customer behavior data to make intelligent decisions on optimizing our taxonomy navigation structures

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science or equivalent professional experience
    • Proven skills in data retrieval techniques
    • Experience in taxonomy development
    • Technically strong
    • Passionate about website usability with great instincts for improving customer shopping experience
    • Ability to quickly understand complex processes and communicate them in simple language
    • Detail-oriented, decisive, self-motivated and calm under pressure.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent English language skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Fluent in Unix-based systems, programming skills a plus
    • Experience in E-Commerce
    • Experience working on both local and global taxonomies
    • Fluent in multiple languages
    * Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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