Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Data Engineer II

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Are you ready to shift your career to the next level? Can you be a driving force to develop data warehouse solutions for a world-class business intelligence platform powered by Amazon Web Services including Amazon Redshift? The faint of heart need not apply.

Each day, thousands of developers make hundreds of billions of transactions worldwide on our cloud. Almost all of them are harnessing the power of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable innovative applications, websites, and businesses. All these transactions need to be stored for analysis and reporting.

Amazon Web Services is seeking an outstanding Data Engineer to join the AWS Data Warehouse team. has a culture of data-driven decision-making, and demands business intelligence that is timely, accurate, and actionable.

The AWS Data Warehouse team's mission is to help customers to see and understand their use of the AWS Cloud. We collect and process billions of usage transactions every day into actionable information in the Data Warehouse and make it available to our internal service owners to analyze their business.

We are truly leading the way to disrupt the data warehouse industry. We are accomplishing this vision by leveraging new RDS offerings like Redshift and other AWS services, combined with a multilevel data warehouse architecture. This is ground floor opportunity where the successful candidate will have the ability to shape and build AWS' data warehouse and supporting systems.

You should have deep expertise in the design, creation, management, and business use of large datasets. You should have excellent business and communication skills to be able to work with business owners to understand data requirements, and to build ETL to ingest the data into the data warehouse. You should be expert at designing, implementing, and operating stable, scalable, low cost solutions to flow data from production systems into the data warehouse and into end-user facing reporting applications. Above all you should be passionate about working with huge data sets and someone who loves to bring datasets together to answer business questions and drive growth.

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Basic Qualifications
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, and 4+ years of relevant employment experience.

- 4+ years work experience with ETL, Data Modeling, and Business Intelligence delivery.

- Expert in writing SQL scripts.

- Experience operating very large data warehouses.

- Solid Oracle and Linux skills.

- Solid communication skills and team player.

- A passion for technology. We are looking for someone who is keen to leverage their existing skills while trying new approaches.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with a Ph.D. in a relevant field are preferred

  • 5+ years work experience

  • Experience handling large datasets

  • Experience with designing and managing primary research


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