• Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2018 10:22 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Services, LLC
    Position Category
    Business Intelligence
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    We are looking for an outstanding Business Intelligence Engineer who is strong in working with databases, quick to build reliable and insightful dashboards, and has good communication skills. The NA Consumer Economics team uses Economics, Statistics, and Machine Learning to understand and design the complex economy of Amazon’s retail business and develop predictive/causal models and ML algorithms to support business decisions and operations. We are driven to help Amazon and the world’s entrepreneurs on Amazon marketplace to deliver a great experience -- selection, quality, and low prices -- to Amazon customers. We are an interdisciplinary team, committed to using cutting edge technology and leveraging the strengths of engineers and scientists to build solutions for some of the toughest business problems at Amazon.

    You will work with business leaders, scientists, and economists to acquire data, conduct analysis, generate reports, and build tools to help our customers apply insights and solve business problems. You will drive actions that scale across Amazon's E-commerce org while working on complex problems arising from modeling Amazon’s 3P and Retail economy.

    This is a unique, high visibility opportunity for someone who wants to have large business impact, dive deep into large-scale business problems based on big data, enable measurable actions on the Consumer economy, and work closely with scientists and economists. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong experience querying and analyzing large datasets, building reporting dashboards, and providing recommendations to business leaders.

    • Use analytical insights to help increase teams’ effectiveness against key strategic goals.
    • Deal with ambiguity, conduct deep dive analyses on business problems, and formulate conclusions
    • Acquire, understand, and analyze large and complex datasets
    • Develop effective Dashboard and reporting tools
    • Be familiar with AWS resources and know how and when to use them
    • Work closely with the SDEs, DEs, and Scientists to drive model/solution development, improve data quality, validate models, and run A/B tests
    • Communicate with and influence customers and senior management

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in CS, math, economics, engineering, statistics, or related discipline is required
    • 5+ years professional experience in web analytics, business analysis, or comparable analytics position
    • Strong SQL expertise to access and transform data into insights
    • Familiarity with AWS (or similar cloud) solutions such as EMR, S3, and Redshift
    • Basic scripting in Python/R
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize workload and roadmaps
    • Experience working with data visualization tools and creating data visualization concepts (Excel, Tableau, or similar)
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in CS, math, economics, engineering, statistics, or related discipline.
    • Programming / scripting experience (Java/Scala, Python, R, Ruby, C#, and/or PHP).
    • Experience collaborating with sales, operations and engineering teams is a plus.
    • Knowledge of cloud computing and AWS services is a plus.
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills and ability to influence stakeholders.
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer -
    Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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