Vancouver offers research opportunities that span many Amazon divisions, including Amazon Web Services, advertising, supply chain optimization, and Alexa. Teams here develop products and services that have global customer impact.
Scientists in Vancouver are conducting research across several disciplines, including data science, deep learning, forecasting, economics, recommender systems, and reinforcement learning.
Working in Vancouver
Amazon provides scientists room to take risks and fail; a community for collaboration and support for continued learning; and the opportunity to have an impact at global scale. Scientists are encouraged to engage with the research community in many forms, from attending conferences and writing research papers, to contributing to open-source code, and public datasets.
Surrounded by water, mountains, and cherry blossoms, Vancouver is a technology hub with more than 1,100 high-tech businesses in the region. Vancouver features more than 230 parks, 10 oceanside beaches and one freshwater lake beach for ample access to the water. The city is also an education hub with five renowned universities in the region, including Simon Fraser University, and the University of British Columbia.
Our Vancouver scientists collaborate with universities and other institutions around the globe. To see a summary of some of Amazon’s scientific collaborations, visit our academic collaborations page.