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Data Engineer - Business Intelligence

Data Engineer - Business Intelligence

Job ID 
178754
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/14/2014
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Business Intelligence
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - LST

Job Description

Amazon.com is seeking an outstanding senior Data Engineer to join Amazon.com's Business Intelligence team to build the next generation data warehouse platform and to drive the adoption of new Business Intelligence technologies. Amazon BI team is committed to build the next generation data warehouse platform and BI solutions to support the rapidly growing and dynamic business, and use it to deliver the BI applications which will have an immediate influence on day-to-day decision making at Amazon.com.

The Amazon.com Business Intelligence team delivers business intelligence to over thousands of diverse community of internal customers from one of the world’s largest and most complex data sets. Amazon.com has culture of data-driven decision-making, and demands business intelligence that is timely, accurate, and actionable. Amazon.com Business Intelligence is a fast paced environment where every day brings new challenges and new opportunities. As a Data Engineer , you will be developing and supporting a data warehouse platform to address some of the unique challenges in this space. You will be responsible for designing and implementing a solution using third-party and in-house technologies which will handle the growing business needs. You will provide guidance and support for other engineers with industry best practices and direction.

- Design, implement and support a platform that can provide ad-hoc access to large datasets
- Model data and metadata to support adhoc and pre-built reporting
- Interface with business customers, gathering requirements and delivering complete BI solutions
- Tune application and query performance using Unix profiling tools and SQL

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Basic Qualifications

We are looking for Data Engineers who has a passion for data and a passion for supplying their clients with that data. You know and love working with analytic tools, can write excellent SQL and Unix scripts and can use your technical skills and creative approaches to solve some unique problems in the BI space, can partner with customers to answer key business questions, and you are an advocate for your customers and you have a sense of ownership. You don’t quit. You should also have the following skills or experiences:
  • Bachelors degree in CS or related technical field and 5+ years experience in Data Warehousing
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and Unix
  • Excellent Knowledge of data warehousing concepts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of OLAP concepts
  • Hadoop
  • Experience with programming language such as Java, C++ etc and scripting languages like perl and Unix shell scripts
  • Experience working with distributed systems, OLAP tools such as Essbase
  • 3+ years experience with notable BI reporting tools (Oracle BI Enterprise Edition is preferred), including administration, modeling, and development
  • Exposure to BI applications performance tuning , experience working with large volume of data