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AMAZON
Brisbane, CA, United States

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Data Engineer


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Job ID:

5354

Location:

Phoenix, AZ, United States 

Category:

Big Data Analytics, Big Data Appliance Skills, Big Data Architect
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Job Views:

433

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.05.2017
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Job Description:

We’re looking for a Big Data Engineer who finds creative solutions to tough problems. A real Renaissance data architect, who’s not afraid to pave the way for bigger and better things. If you can sculpt brilliant strategies from a mountain of data, pedal your flying machine over here. We’ll put you to work as our resident genius, our data visionary.

The Profit Analytics team is seeking an outstanding and forward-thinking data engineer to help manage our ever growing information needs and support analysis of increasingly complex business questions. We deliver business intelligence to over hundreds of diverse community of internal customers from one of the world’s largest and most complex data sets.

Job Requirements:

As a Big Data Engineer, you will be working on developing solutions that provide some of the unique challenges of space, size and speed. You will:
  • Design, implement and support data models and ETLs in distributed data processing platforms (Hive/Redshift/Shark) to provide structured and timely access to our large datasets.
  • Interface with finance and business users to design the metrics needed to manage and automate the Amazon Retail business. Provide data support to finance and business teams in Amazon retail.
  • Build fault tolerant, self-healing, adaptive and highly accurate data computational pipelines. Tune queries running over billion of rows of data running in a distributed query engine.
  • Migration and improve existing Oracle-based ETLs to Elastic MapReduce and Hive (Cloud) technology to achieve scale and performance.
  • Provide Data Engineering expertise to multiple teams across our organization. Provide guidance and support to software engineers with industry and internal data best practices.
You know and love working with analytical tools, can write excellent SQL and UNIX scripts, can partner with customers to answer key business questions, and are an advocate for your customers. You are analytical and creative, and you don’t quit. You should also have the following skills or experiences:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years developing end to end BI solutions: data modeling, writing production-level, mission-critical ETL code and reporting.
  • 5+ years experience in relational database concepts with a solid knowledge of star schema, Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, OLAP, Linux.
  • Exposure to large databases, BI applications, performance tuning
  • Experience working with big data distributed query engines (Hive/Hadoop, Shark, Redshift)
  • Experience partnering with business owners directly to understand their requirements and provide data that can help them observe patterns and spot anomalies.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Metrics-driven testing
  • Experience with preparing and capturing data for machine learning and automation.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Perl and Unix shell scripts



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