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Industry: Corporate Operations

Company: Amazon

It’s no secret that Amazon relies on its technology to deliver millions of packages every day to its customers – on time, with low cost. The Middle Mile Transportation Technology organization, builds complex software solutions that work across our vendors, warehouses and carriers to optimize both time & cost of getting the packages delivered. Our services already handle thousands of requests per second, make business decisions impacting billions of dollars a year, integrate with a network of small and large carriers, owner operators and drivers worldwide, manage business rules for millions of unique products, and improve ordering and delivery experience for millions of online shoppers. That said, this remains a fast growing business and our technical journey has only started. With rapid expansion into new geographies, innovations in supply chain, unique delivery models for products ranging from Amazon Fresh groceries, ultra-fast Prime Now deliveries of big-screen TV’s, increasingly complex transportation network, and growing number of shipments worldwide, we see a brand new opportunity to fundamentally change the way people get the stuff they need, and make a big impact by cutting billions of dollars of transportation costs from the ecosystem. Our mission is to build the most efficient and optimal transportation solution on the planet, using our technology and engineering muscle as our biggest advantage. We aim to leverage cutting edge technologies in big data, machine learning, optimization techniques, and operate high volume, low latency, and high availability services.

Are you interested in diving deep into data to understand business opportunities across multiple business lines and geographies? This role will partner with product managers, operations, and technical teams to provide the data and analyses needed to influence product roadmaps. Do you have a track record of using data to influence decision makers? Do you have effective problem solving skills and want to solve problems that will meet the growing worldwide need? Then the Middle Mile Transportation Technology is the right team for you.

Risk Analysts play a key role in the identification, interpretation, transformation, and dissemination of intelligence crucial to the protection of Amazon customers and partners from fraudulent actors. Risk Analysts provide Amazon teams with information about threats and vulnerabilities, and use information derived from all intelligence disciplines to determine changes in actor activity, capabilities, intent, and resources.

Key job responsibilities

Your role will focus on the identification, analysis, processing, and distribution of finished intelligence. You will quickly and discretely provide intelligence to assist in decision making and actively thwart emergent and current threats targeting our customers. Specific duties of this role include: intelligence gathering; processing incoming information, reports, and messages; determining the significance and reliability of incoming information; identifying and investigating new vulnerabilities, and translating that analysis into actionable intelligence; preparing all-source intelligence products; establishing and maintaining systematic, cross-reference intelligence records and files; integrating incoming information with current intelligence and investigations. A successful candidate can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and has a consistent track record of delivery. You must be proactive in removing roadblocks, and a self-starter able to dive multiple layers deep. You will need to influence internal and external stakeholders that are spread across the world, and be able to effectively rally support for your initiatives. A successful candidate will set a new bar for the team in terms of curiosity.

• Bachelor’s degree with min 2 years of work experience OR its equivalent in years of experience
• Demonstrated experience performing open source research on a variety of topics
• Demonstrated ability to investigate complex and highly technical problems, and perform root cause analysis

• 4 years degree related to the following fields of study: Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, Foreign Studies, Finance, Investigative Journalism.
• Experience in investigating fraud, abuse, and eCrime.
• Familiarity with foreign-language media sources, both traditional and non-traditional
• Multilingual with preference for Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, and/or Japanese
• High level of integrity and discretion to handle confidential information

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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