Amazon Corporate LLC Business Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Business Analyst Job ID 533932 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 5/9/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Business Intelligence Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAt Amazon, we're always working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and customer-focused Business Analyst (BA) who is interested in guiding key business decisions for one of Amazon's key business verticals, Kindle Content. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help us continue to deliver on our ambitious goals. The BA will be a key member of the Kindle Content Analytics team, which includes Economists, ML Data Scientists, Business Analysts and Business Intelligence Engineers. This role will report into the Global Head of Analytics for Kindle Content, and is based in Seattle, WA. This role requires an individual with excellent analytical abilities, knowledge of business intelligence solutions, as well as outstanding business acumen and the ability to work with quantitative and business teams. The successful candidate will be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, and driven by a desire to innovate in this space. The BA will demonstrate high judgement and business experience, be experience in developing business reporting and collaborate with other analytics and business team members to define the optimal marketing metrics and reporting and take ownership to drive delivery. You will have a passion to dive deep, a high level of customer focus and a track record in process improvement. The analyst will have technical skills, project management skills and the ability to multi-task and thrive in an energizing environment. Key Responsibilities: *Retrieving and analyzing data using SQL, Excel & other ETL and reporting tools (e.g. Tableau) *Designing and implementing reporting solutions that make relevant data and actionable insights available to various stakeholders to make better business decisions *Partnering with other analysts and research scientists to build analytical solutions to deliver on business goals Basic QualificationsBasic qualifications: 5 + years of relevant experience Advanced knowledge of SQL Experience executing on database engineering tasks e.g., building tables, ETL, reporting etc Fluency in standard software (including advanced Excel) Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field Preferred QualificationsExperience working with SAS, R or similar statistical packages Experience with reporting tools like Tableau Knowledge of scripting for automation (e.g., Python, Perl, Ruby) Strong organizational and multitasking skills with ability to balance competing priorities Excellent written and oral communication skills including an ability to communicate with all cross functional teams (technical and business) Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation