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Business Intelligence Lead

Business Intelligence Lead

Job ID 
513713
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Business Intelligence
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

At Amazon, we're always working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and customer-focused Business Intelligence Engineer (BIE) who is interested in guiding key business decisions for one of Amazon’s key business verticals, Kindle Content. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help us continue to deliver on our ambitious goals.

The BIE will be a key member of the Kindle Content Analytics team, which includes economists, ML scientists, business analysts and business intelligence engineers. This role will report into the Global Head of Analytics for Kindle Content, and is based in Seattle, WA.

This role requires an individual with excellent analytical abilities, knowledge of business intelligence solutions, as well as outstanding business acumen and the ability to work with quantitative and business teams. The successful candidate will be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, and driven by a desire to innovate in this space.

The BIE will demonstrate high judgement and business experience, be able to identify and recommend data-driven solutions and collaborate with other analytics and business team members to define the optimal marketing metrics and reporting and take ownership to drive delivery. You will have a passion to dive deep, a high level of customer focus and a track record in process improvement. The analyst will have technical skills, project management skills and the ability to multi-task and thrive in an energizing environment.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Science or similar

· 5+ years experience using SQL, ETL, Tableau and databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.


· 2+ years experience managing small teams around 2-5 people.


· Experience using business intelligence reporting tools to produce actionable insights.


· Experience in gathering requirements and formulating business metrics for complex reporting.


· Ability to attach complex business questions with data and curiosity to dive deep, identifying the root cause and “so what” rather than just the trends.


· Ability to thrive in an environment that is tasked with providing data-driven decision support and business intelligence that is timely, accurate and actionable.

· Ability to think big, understand business strategy, provide consultative business analysis, and leverage technical skills to create insightful, effective BI solutions


· Ability to effective prioritize projects, manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and drive projects to completion under tight deadlines

· Experience working with disparate data sources and turning them into a unified solution

· A self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail and an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

Strong verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.


Preferred Qualifications

· Experience using analytics to influence multiple departments, increasing their productivity and effectiveness to achieve strategic goals.


· Working with functional business leaders to build scalable processes and metrics.


· Master’s Degree Information Science, Data Science or a related field preferred


· Experience on AWS Big Data technologies, like RedShift, S3, Aurora, Data Pipeline, QuickSight, Kinesis, etc.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.