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Browse Developer & Taxonomist

Browse Developer & Taxonomist

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Amazon Japan G.K.
Recruiting Team 

Job Description

We are looking for smart, 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 & taxonomist, you will have the opportunity improve the customer experience and make it easy and fun to shop for products on the Amazon website.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain browse structures to organize our extensive product selection for customers

  • Expand and refine data retrieval techniques to utilize our extensive product catalog to 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

  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science or equivalent professional experience

  • Proven skills in data retrieval techniques

  • Experience in taxonomy development or working with catalog and classification systems and creation of thesauri

  • Passionate about website usability with great instincts for improving customer shopping experience

  • Detail-oriented, decisive, self-motivated and calm under pressure

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in E-Commerce

  • Basic experience working with UNIX or Perl regular expression.

  • Ability to quickly understand complex processes and communicate them in simple language

  • Technically strong

  • Native level English language skills - Preferably Australian or UK English

  • Other language skills such as Japanese or Chinese.