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Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Job ID 
555409
Location 
IN-TN-Chennai
Posted Date 
10-07-2017
Company 
Amazon Chennai (Dev Ctr - IN)
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Job Description

Are you excited and passionate about delivering advanced analytics that directly influence the product decisions of Amazon's Alexa business? Do you see yourself as a champion of innovating on behalf of the customer by turning data insights into action?

Alexa and Echo are literally shaping the future of voice recognition and cloud-based content/services. Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud service and the brain that powers Echo, the award-winning and groundbreaking new Amazon device designed around your voice. Echo connects to Alexa, to provide information, answer questions, play music, read the news, check sports scores or the weather, and more—instantly. It's hands-free, and always on. All you have to do is ask. And our goal is to deliver the absolute perfect communication experience to our customers.

We are a BI platform team delivering business value by solving analytical challenges related to the Alexa communication experience. We are looking to evolve our data platform to provide next generation reporting and analytics capabilities and this requires invention on behalf of our customers.

We are looking for a Data Engineer to own business reporting and analytical tools for providing a comprehensive platform for customers to access data and will be responsible for all aspects of the data, metrics and reporting platform for enabling the BI teams. You will architect and implement new reporting solutions and analytical capabilities that support business stakeholders and senior management decision making. The ideal candidate is a strong leader with a deep technology background, and will draw upon solid analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. You have good business judgement, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and are comfortable working with business leaders at all levels, including senior management

Basic Qualifications

• Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science or a related field.
• 5+ years of experience as a Data or BI Engineer dealing with large complex data scenarios.
• Experience using Cloud Storage and Computing technologies such as AWS RedShift, S3, RDS etc.
• Proven ability to work with varied data infrastructures – including relational databases, column stores, NoSQL databases, and file-based storage solutions.
• Expert in data extraction experience using SQL. Strong ETL experience and experience with Linux.
• Strong skills with Perl, Python or alteast one similar scripting language.
• Experience on atleast one data visualization tools (e.g. OBIEE, Tableau, QlikView) is preferred

Equally important to these specific skills are a candidate's ability to:
• Multitask
• Quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements
• Learn new systems
• Create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems
• The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally is a key competency as is demonstrable skill as a self-starter.

Preferred Qualifications

• Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science or a related field.
• 5+ years of experience as a Data or BI Engineer dealing with large complex data scenarios.
• Experience using Cloud Storage and Computing technologies such as AWS RedShift, S3, RDS etc.
• Proven ability to work with varied data infrastructures – including relational databases, column stores, NoSQL databases, and file-based storage solutions.
• Expert in data extraction experience using SQL. Strong ETL experience and experience with Linux.
• Strong skills with Perl, Python or alteast one similar scripting language.
• Experience on atleast one data visualization tools (e.g. OBIEE, Tableau, QlikView) is preferred

Equally important to these specific skills are a candidate's ability to:
• Multitask
• Quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements
• Learn new systems
• Create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems
• The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally is a key competency as is demonstrable skill as a self-starter.