Data Engineer - Alexa

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Job summary
Interested in Amazon Alexa? Come work on it. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history!

The Alexa eXperience Data (AXD) is redefining itself to focus on the manufacturing the delivery of data products focused on driving customer experience (CX) insights.

These insights serve as inputs into the P&L, helps the organization understand accuracy of our AI algorithms, and users propensity to spend additional dollars based on their interactions.

The 3 year vision for this team is become a producer of comprehensive and complete Alexa specific customer interactions. Product Managers, Business Intelligence Engineers, Data Engineers, and Project Managers can then use it to understand how their features are being consumed. For example, How many users who have linked music account spend speaking to Alexa?, How many people ask for weather versus the news?

We are truly leading the way to disrupt the data warehouse industry. We are accomplishing this vision by leveraging relational database technologies like Redshift along with emerging Big Data technologies like Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) to build a data platform capable of scaling with the ever-increasing volume of data produced by AWS services. The successful candidate will can shape and build data lake and supporting data products for years to come.

Key job responsibilities
You know and love working with business intelligence tools, can model multidimensional datasets, and can partner with customers to answer key business questions. You will also have the opportunity to display your skills in the following areas:
· 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
· Manage AWS Resources
· 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 datasets 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

Basic Qualifications

· 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
· Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop/Hive/Spark.
· Solid Linux skills.
· Experience operating very large data warehouses or data lakes.
· Programming skills (Python/Java)

Preferred Qualifications

· Graduate degree in computer science, business, mathematics, statistics, economics, or other quantitative field
· 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
· Experience with large-scale data warehousing and analytics projects, including using AWS technologies – Redshift, S3, EC2, Data-pipeline and other big data technologies
· Proven track record of successful communication of analytical outcomes through written communication, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
· Experience in building services

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Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): North America
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