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Business Intelligence Engineer

Location
Canada
Details
Full Time
5 days ago
Job summary
Would you like to work on one of the world's largest transactional distributed systems? How about working with customers and peers from the entire range of Amazon's business on cool new features?
Tax Intelligence platform is part of tax calculation platform, we provide analytics, reporting, and intelligence the core services that calculate the accurate amount of transactional taxes (sales tax and VAT) on Amazon. We thrive on providing the correct tax amounts to the customer at order time, and make sure audit records are stored safely to meet tax law requirements around the globe. Our challenges include staying on top of the complex and ever-changing global tax rates and laws as well as computing calculations correctly and quickly, thousands of times a second, and each one needs to be right.
Tax Intelligence Platform team seeks an outstanding Business Intelligence Engineer to help the business leverage data better to produce new insights and enable smarter decision making. You will own, develop and manage business processes, tools and technology that help Tax teams and leadership make better business decisions for our customers. You will work with upstream tech teams to create complex data ingestion pipelines for critical data sources, and create actionable KPIs for business teams. You will work with data engineering teams to set up best practices for our team. In this role, you will also work with key business stakeholders to identify business challenges and translate them into technical requirements that can be solved with BI and Analytics tools.

Key job responsibilities
The successful candidate will thrive in a data driven environment that seeks business intelligence that is timely, accurate and actionable to aid decision support. Obsessed with solving complex problems and passionate about the potential of analytics to drive a business forward, the successful candidate will relish the prospect of driving forward Tax analytics and automation to the next level. Mindful of dependencies and able to make sensible trade-offs, you will be hands-on with a passion for code and design. You are passionate about ETL tools and technology and do not hesitate to develop new coding skills if that is what it takes to provide a better solution. You will relentlessly find opportunities to automate redundant tasks and aim to create state-of-the-art tools and technology that support different business teams. You're also excited about managing medium-large scale technical programs and drive alignment with stakeholders.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field
Demonstrated strength in SQL, data modeling, ETL development, and data warehousing (to be tested at interview)
Multiple years of experience in data engineering or analytics within a technology environment
Advanced skills in Excel as well as any data visualization tools like Tableau or similar BI tools
Advanced ability to draw insights from data and clearly communicate them to the stakeholders and senior management as required
Be self-driven, and show ability to deliver on ambiguous projects with incomplete or dirty data
Knowledge of data management and modeling fundamentals and data storage principles

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field
Expert in writing and tuning SQL scripts
Experience working in very large data warehouse environments
Familiarity with AWS solutions such as Redshift, S3, EC2, Quicksight is a plus but not required
Experience in creating user interfaces and internal business facing applications
Experience conducting large scale data analysis to support business decision making
Experience building/operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets
Experience building large scale data products incrementally and integrating and managing datasets from multiple sources
Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
Coding proficiency in at least one modern programming language (Python, Ruby etc.)

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
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Information Technology