Senior Business Intelligence Engineer

1 month agoBellevue, WA


Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and wondered how it got to you so fast? where it came from? how much it cost Amazon? If so, the Amazon Global Supply Chain Optimization Technology (SCOT) organization is for you.
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The SCOT Strategic Initiatives team is responsible for identifying and delivering on the biggest opportunities to improve Amazon's end-to-end supply chain. We are the ones looking around the corners, connecting the dots and then driving those insights into tangible results that no one is thinking about yet. This is your chance to make history!

We are looking for a highly analytical, intellectually curious, organized self-starter to join our team as a Business Intelligence Engineer. In this role, you will use your broad technical skills to become the expert on Amazon's best-in-class supply chain systems and leverage this to drive continuous improvement to customer experience. You will define the metrics by which we measure the effectiveness of our business outcomes and the level of automation at the various decision and execution points so that we can streamline, automate, and optimize Amazon's Operations processes. You will interact with senior leadership across several areas of the organization (Retail, Operations, Finance,...) and own projects end-to-end: from design to delivery. You will be responsible for converting business and system requirements into tangible functionalities to improve one of the world's more sophisticated supply chain. Ultimately, you will improve our customer experience by increasing the confidence and trust our customers have that Amazon is the one, best option for 'want it, click it, have it.'

The successful candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, managing ambiguity and competing priorities to both drive high-level strategic initiatives and get the job done. You will have the ability to take large, complex questions and concepts and break them down into manageable pieces, get your stakeholders on board, and then deliver results in timely manner. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, and leadership are essential to success in this role.

The position will located in Seattle, WA.

In this role, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Defining, developing, and maintaining critical business and operational reports reviewed on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Analysis of historical data to identify trends and support decision making, including written and verbal presentation of results and recommendations
  • Collaborating with software development teams to implement analytics systems and data structures to support large-scale data analysis and delivery of machine learning and econometric models
  • Mining and manipulating data from database tables, simulation results, and log files
  • Identifying data needs and driving data quality improvement projects
  • Understanding the broad range of Amazon's data resources, which to use, how, and when
  • Thought leadership on data mining and analysis
  • Modeling complex/abstract problems and discovering insights using statistics, data mining, and visualization techniques
  • Helping to automate processes by developing deep-dive tools, UIs, metrics, and dashboards to communicate insights to the business teams
  • Collaborating effectively with internal end-users, cross-functional software development teams, and technical support/sustaining engineering teams to solve problems and implement new solutions


  • Bachelor's degree in Math/Statistics/Engineering or other equivalent quantitative discipline
  • 5+ years experience in Business Intelligence
  • Advanced SQL Skills
  • Experience with at least one scripting language (e.g. , , )
  • Strong active listener with solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience delivering automated reports using reporting or data visualization tools such as Tableau, Business Objects, QlikView, Quicksight, or MicoStrategy
  • Experience designing and working with engineers to build analytics reporting services for production environments


  • Master's degree in Math/Statistics/Engineering or other equivalent quantitative discipline.
  • 8+ years in relevant experience as data scientist, software engineer, business intelligence engineer, or equivalent.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, shell scripting, /R, and MS excel.
  • Familiarity with supply chain management concepts - planning, forecasting, optimization, and logistics - gained through work experience or graduate level education
  • Strong understanding of BI technologies and their application including database warehousing and dashboarding
  • Experience communicating with senior management (VP level decision makers) as well as with colleagues from computer science, operations research, and business backgrounds.
  • " Ability to work on a diverse team or with a diverse range of coworkers"
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We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief."

Client-provided location(s): Bellevue, WA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1502284

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