Data Engineer

Data Engineer

3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job summary
Amazon Prime team is building an evergreen platform that will provide real time insights of traffic, sales, deals, prime engagement and is looking for rock start data engineer to build this. At Amazon Prime, understanding customer data is paramount to our success in providing customers with relevant and enticing benefits such as fast free shipping, instant videos, streaming music and free Kindle books in the US and international markets. At Amazon you will be working in one of the world's largest and most complex data environments.

You will be part of team that will work with the marketing, retail, finance, analytics, machine learning and technology teams to provide real time data processing solution that give Amazon leadership, marketers, PMs timely, flexible and structured access to customer insights. The team will be responsible for building this platform end to end using latest AWS technologies and software development principles.

As a Data Engineer , you will be responsible for leading the architecture, design and development of the data, metrics and reporting platform for Prime. You will architect and implement new and automated Business Intelligence solutions, including big data and new analytical capabilities that support our Development Engineers, Analysts and Retail business stakeholders with timely, actionable data, metrics and reports while satisfying scalability, reliability, accuracy, performance and budget goals and driving automation and operational efficiencies. You will partner with business leaders to drive strategy and prioritize projects and feature sets. You will also write and review business cases and drive the development process from design to release. In addition, you will provide technical leadership and mentoring for a team of highly capable Data Engineers.

Create and execute vision to develop a series of analytic dashboards and decision-support tools, encompassing key forecasting metrics to be tracked on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
Create and execute strategy to incorporate big data solutions to enhance analytics and reporting capabilities.
Implement standardized, automated operational and quality control processes to deliver accurate and timely data and reporting to meet or exceed SLAs.
Manage the development Sprint process for the Prime Data Engineering team
Create a Data Governance strategy for mitigating disparate data sources where applicable.
Provide technical and thought leadership for Data Engineering and Business Intelligence within Prime.
Establish key relationships which span Amazon business units and Business Intelligence teams.
Assist business leaders in creating and implementing business requirement documents to drive projects, working backward from customer needs.
Communicate timely information to all stakeholders on current and future initiatives, prioritizing based on the organization's needs.

  • 3+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar role
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
  • Experience in SQL

Python/Shell Programming


Experience with Big Data solutions - Hadoop or other framework Experiences with Amazon Web Services tools such as Redshift and EMR or other similar platforms Understanding of agile software development cycle Experience working directly with remote technical teams Experience in leading Data Engineers

About Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.

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