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Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer

Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer

Job ID 
527860
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/4/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Business Intelligence
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Job Description

Want to have a hand in helping the Earth’s most innovative retailer to improve the way it does business? Want to directly impact the experience of millions of customers every day? Love diving deep into data and providing unique insights into the business?

Amazon is a data driven company, and good analytics are at the core of everything we do. The Hardlines Business Intelligence Team is looking for a motivated, hard-working business intelligence engineer to join our team and support the fast-growing Hardlines business. You will work closely with business owners and the ACES team to support business analytics, reporting, and decision making. You’ll be interfacing daily with senior leaders and helping them gain needed insight into our customer experience, supply chain, costs, and process improvement opportunities.

The successful candidate will have strong technical acumen and experience in developing reporting infrastructures and flexible front-end tools. The candidate will also have strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

While we are looking for a business intelligence engineer, we will also consider business intelligence analyst candidates with the right skill sets.

Responsibilities
· Conduct deep dive analyses of business problems and formulate conclusions and recommendations to be presented to senior leadership.
· Produce written recommendations and insights for key stakeholders that will help shape effective retail strategies.
· Simplify and automate reporting, audits, and other data-driven activities; build solutions to have maximum scale and self-service ability by stakeholders.
· Improve back-end data sources for increased accuracy and simplicity.
· Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation.
· Support business with time-critical tactical data analyses.
· Understand a broad range of Amazon’s data resources and know how, when, and which to use and which not to use.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in math, finance, engineering, statistics, or related discipline is required
· 5+ years professional experience in web analytics, business analysis, or comparable analytics position.
· Experience in designing and implementing custom reporting systems by managing or guiding technical teams.
· Experience and expertise with MS Excel, Access and SQL/SAS
· Solid written and verbal communication skills
· Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize workload and roadmaps.

Preferred Qualifications

· Familiarity with AWS solutions such as EC2, DynamoDB, S3, and Redshift.
· Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Finance, Statistics or a related discipline.
· Advanced knowledge and expertise with SQL, Linux, Oracle and OLAP and data warehousing concepts.
· Knowledge and direct experience using business intelligence reporting tools. (OBIEE, Business Objects, Cognos, Tableau, MicroStrategy, SSAS Cubes, etc.).
· Knowledge of scripting for automation (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby).