• Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer - Alexa

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/17/2018 5:23 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Business Intelligence
  • Job Description

    Do you want to transform the way people enjoy video, music & books? Come join the team that made Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, Live radio, Audible books, Kindle books, Podcasts, and more available to Alexa customers.

    We are looking for a senior business intelligence engineer to join our Applied Modeling and Data Science team in the area of speech and language data processing. We are seeking a customer-obsessed individual with strong analytical skills and technology experience to help us measure, analyze and solve complex problems. Your work will directly impact how we evolve and grow this key initiative, an internal analytics suite comprised of self-service dashboards, tools, and queries to help the Alexa organization keep pace with its growth.

    A successful candidate knows and loves working with business intelligence tools, is comfortable accessing and working with data from multiple sources, and can partner with internal stakeholders to help drive operations. They have a restlessness to answer “why?” questions and are passionate about using data to drive decision-making. As a key member of the team they will play an integral part in the program by successfully partnering with various data customers -- scientists, analysts, operations, data warehouse and product teams to support business needs.

    • Design, implement, and support a platform providing ad hoc access to large datasets
    • Interface with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL
    • Model data and metadata for ad hoc and pre-built reporting
    • Interface with business customers, gathering requirements and delivering complete reporting solutions
    • Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions
    • Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation
    • Continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service support for customers
    • Participate in strategic & tactical planning discussions, including annual budget processes
    If you enjoy solving complex problems and delivering technical solutions at scale, come talk to us!

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
    • 7+ years professional experience
    • 3+ years of years of relevant work experience in analytics, data engineering, business intelligence, market research or related field,
    • Experience gathering business requirements, using industry standard business intelligence tool(s) to extract data, formulate metrics and build reports
    • Experience using SQL, ETL and databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets
    • Experience communicating analytical outcomes through written communication to both business and technical teams.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in computer science, business, mathematics, statistics, economics, or other quantitative field
    • Experience in consumer-facing industry
    • Both technically deep and business savvy enough to interface with all levels and disciplines within the organization
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects across functional teams, including engineering, IT, product management, marketing, finance, and operations
    • Knowledge of Advanced SQL and a programming language
    • Experience with data visualization using Tableau or similar tools

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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