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Applied Science Manager , Sponsored Products Detail Page



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024


Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and developing a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses for driving long-term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

DP Shelves team, within Sponsored Products DP Experience and Market place Org, is looking for a strong Applied Science Manager in Machine Learning, you will:
• Directly manage and lead a cross-functional team of Applied Scientists, Data Scientists, Economists, Business Intelligence Engineers and Machine Learning engineers.
• Lead business, science and engineering strategy and roadmap for Sponsored Products Detail Page product recommendations and whole page optimization when combing Ads and organic content on detail pages, run sprint and annual planning.
• Develop and manage a research agenda that balances short term deliverables with measurable business impact as well as long term investments.
• Rapidly design, prototype and test many possible hypotheses in a high-ambiguity environment, making use of both quantitative and business judgment
• Advance the team's engineering craftsmanship and drive continued scientific innovation as a thought leader and practitioner.
• Foster cross-team collaboration to execute complex projects, drive alignment across organizations for science, engineering and product strategy to achieve business goals.
• Perform hands-on data analysis, build machine-learning models, run regular A/B tests, and communicate the impact to senior management.
• Collaborate with business and software teams across Amazon Ads.
• Stay up to date with recent scientific publications relevant to the team.
• Provide technical and scientific guidance to team members.
• Hire and develop top talent, provide technical and career development guidance to scientists and engineers within and across the organization.

About the team
Sponsored Products (SP) is Amazon's largest and fastest growing business. Over the last few years we grown to a multi-billion dollar business. SP ads are shown prominently throughout search and detail pages, allowing shoppers to seamlessly discover products sold on Amazon. Ad experience and market place is one of the highest impact decisions we make. This role has unparalleled opportunity to grow our marketplace and deliver value for advertisers and shoppers. You will invent new experiences and influence customer-facing shopping experiences; this is your opportunity to work within the fastest-growing businesses across all of Amazon!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA