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Company: Amazon

Location: Seattle, WA

Date Posted: October 19, 2014

Source: Amazon.com

Job Description

Amazon’s Operations Finance Tools & Technology Team is seeking an outstanding Programmer Analyst to support the creation of scalable, maintainable, and reliable high-visibility metric reporting tools for our business partners and key stakeholders. Amazon has a culture of data-driven decision-making, and demands business intelligence that is timely, accurate, and actionable.

The Operations Finance Tools & Technology Team operates in a fast paced environment where every day brings new challenges and new opportunities. You will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions using third-party and in-house technologies which will handle the growing business needs. Along the way you will gain a broad knowledge of how all of the many pieces of Amazon.com work together to provide the level of service our customers have to come know and expect.

Responsibilities
You will have the opportunity to support and design tools that provide timely and actionable metrics to a large audience ...
Job Description

Amazon’s Operations Finance Tools & Technology Team is seeking an outstanding Programmer Analyst to support the creation of scalable, maintainable, and reliable high-visibility metric reporting tools for our business partners and key stakeholders. Amazon has a culture of data-driven decision-making, and demands business intelligence that is timely, accurate, and actionable.

The Operations Finance Tools & Technology Team operates in a fast paced environment where every day brings new challenges and new opportunities. You will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions using third-party and in-house technologies which will handle the growing business needs. Along the way you will gain a broad knowledge of how all of the many pieces of Amazon.com work together to provide the level of service our customers have to come know and expect.

Responsibilities
You will have the opportunity to support and design tools that provide timely and actionable metrics to a large audience of business partners. You will also have the opportunity to display your skills in the following areas:

* Design, implement, and support infrastructure providing secured access to large datasets.
* Interface with business customers to gather requirements.
* Interface with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and Ruby.
* Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions.
* Maintain internal metrics websites that provide the front-end interfaces for our business customers.
* Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation.
* Tune application and query performance using Unix profiling tools and SQL.
* Analyze and solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context.
* Respond to high priority requests from senior business leaders.
* Continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service support for secondary datasets.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have excellent analytical abilities, strong technical skills, superior written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams. S/he would be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to think big (while paying careful attention to detail), and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

* BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree.
* Expertise with SQL and relational database systems.
* Expertise with at least one object oriented scripting language
* Experience in data mining, ETL, etc. and using databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.
* Proficiency with Linux and systems administration
* Knowledge of data warehousing concepts.
* Proven ability at looking at solutions in unconventional ways. Sees opportunities to innovate and can lead the way.
* Top notch communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to convey key insights from complex analysis in summarized business terms and an ability to effectively communicate with technical teams.
* Ability to work with shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

* Excellent with MySQL and MySQL server administration.
* Proficiency with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
* 2+ years of experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
* Excellent with Linux and systems administration
* Proficiency with Java and OO design patterns

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Vet
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