Data Engineer, AWS Sustainability Tech

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 76K - 150K * logo

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Job summary
Are you excited to build a cloud-based carbon footprint solution? Do you have experience managing large datasets and transforming them into critical business decisions?

The AWS Infrastructure Sustainability Tech team is looking for a passionate, results-oriented Data Engineer to execute solutions to integrate environmental sustainability data across AWS infrastructure and operations to support AWS progress towards Amazon’s net zero carbon goal. They will directly contribute to data engineering solutions that power the AWS customer carbon footprint tool (

A successful candidate will streamline data collection process, build validation tools, enhance the quality of the data, and develop improvements to manage carbon footprint tool data. The role will improve data pipelines to stream data from multiple sources internal and external to AWS. The ideal candidate will know how to analyze and troubleshoot data schemas to ensure data is organized in a meaningful, efficient way. The candidate will be adept at data modeling, ETL design, and has hands-on knowledge of databases such as Redshift. The role will partner closely with internal tech teams and stakeholders to invent new technical solutions to sustainability data analytics problems. They are motivated to achieve results in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for the sustainability space.

About the team
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, information systems, or a related technical discipline
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in data engineering roles
  • 1+ years of experience with ETL development, data warehousing, data modeling, and writing advanced SQL queries

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in related field
  • 1+ years of coding experience in scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, Java
  • 1+ years of experience creating visual data representations, such as Tableau, QuickSight, or other BI platforms
  • 1+ years of experience with AWS services such as Redshift, DynamoDB, S3, EC2, Lambda, EMR, RDS, Aurora
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent speaking-listening-writing skills and attention to details
  • Be a passionate self-starter
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit
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Job perks/benefits: Career development Conferences
Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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