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Business Intelligence Engineer II - Digital Music

Business Intelligence Engineer II - Digital Music

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Company Services, Inc.
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Job Description

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born, and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and the digital music store.
Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale that can support Amazon’s global platform, and customer base.

Our ideal candidate has a combination of strong technical skills, superb analytical capabilities, outstanding business insight, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The role will be the dedicated Business Intelligence support for the Finance team.

Key responsibilities include:
· Own demand generation analytics and reporting which includes proposing, driving creation of and managing metrics and analyses that monitor and improve marketing effectiveness.
· Develop and execute standardized reporting and analysis to improve our understanding of customer behavior. Retrieve and analyze complex and large data sets to provide insights on customer life cycle and customer engagement. Analyze historical data to identify significant trends and drivers.
· Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analysis.
· Perform comprehensive analysis to support ad-hoc reporting requests.
· Help develop A/B test scenarios and monitor results of customer engagement initiatives. Propose recommendations based on the analysis of those results.
· Provide support for new functionalities and product launches within the Amazon Digital Music ecosystem. Assist in the definition and delivery of a marketing strategy for these new releases.
· Have the obsession to drive a better customer experience through everything that we do here at Amazon.

Basic Qualifications

· BA/BS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or any other quantitative field; MBA preferred.
· 5+ years professional experience in Analytics, Business Intelligence, or a Data Science role preferably in an e-commerce or retail company with large, complex data sources.
· Advanced SQL writing skills and experience querying very large relational databases
· Experience building and applying statistical models for forecasting, predicting outcomes, or understanding relationships in data
· Must be passionate about data analytics and have a natural curiosity and ability to dive deep into large datasets uncovering insights and presenting relevant findings to business partners
· Ability to quickly gain a deep understanding of our BI platforms, database schemas, ETL’s, and business logic with an ability to apply critical thinking skills towards gathering and analyzing data
· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required as you will draft narratives outlining your findings, explaining variances against goals, and present these finding in a review forum
· Strong ownership and bias for action; ability to internalize goals and work independently to crate appropriate action plans for those goals
· Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills; ability to analyze issues and create appropriate tactical plans
· Meticulous attention to detail; ability to juggle many tasks in parallel without lowering quality bar
· Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organization

Preferred Qualifications

· MS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or any other quantitative field
· Professional experience using big data technologies (Hadoop, Map Reduce, etc)
· Knowledge and experience manipulating data and building statistical models using Python or R
· Strong understanding of digital media services and business models preferred
· Passion for Music preferred

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state, and federal laws.