Amazon Business Data Analytics and Insights team is looking for a Data Engineer (DE) to play a significant role in building their large-
scale, high-volume, high-performance data integration and delivery services. These data solutions would be primarily used in periodic reporting, and drive business decision making while dealing efficiently with the massive scale of data available through our Data Warehouse as well as our software systems.
You will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions using third-party and in-house reporting tools, modelling metadata, building reports and dashboards, and administering the platform software.
You are expected to build efficient, flexible, extensible, and scalable data models, ETL designs and data integration services.
You are required to support and manage growth of these data solutions.
You must be a self-starter and be able to learn on the go. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as you will work very closely with diverse teams.
Bachelors Degree in an engineering or technical field
7+ years experience with and detailed knowledge of data warehouse technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL / ELT and reporting / analytic tools.
Experience in relational database concepts with a solid knowledge of SQL.
Strong knowledge of various data warehousing methodologies and data modelling concepts. Hands on modelling experience is highly desired
Experience performing various performance tuning activities at the both database level as well as ETL
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Highly motivated, passionate about people and have experience in data engineering teams need to be hands on.
Have a proven record of driving improvement programs in the operations, engineering and support fields.
Ability to understand Cloud platforms and technologies and how they operate within a business environment.
Understanding of business management and operations.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, which will be key in driving stakeholder communication during critical events.
Experience in supporting developers working with application platforms or frameworks.
Experience in one of the modern reporting tools such as Tableau, QuickSight, etc.
Experience performing capacity planning at both table level as well as database level to ensure smooth data growth
Experience partnering with business owners directly to understand their requirements and provide data which can help them observe patterns and spot anomalies.
Understanding of agile software development cycle
Good working knowledge of Redshift environment
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Familiarity with AWS technologies preferred
Experience with technologies such as Hadoop / Hive preferred