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COMPLETE Sr. DE: Multiple Location, US - Arlington

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Job Description

Senior Data Engineer

Come build the future as a Senior Data Engineer at Amazon, where you will be inspired working along best-in-class inventors and innovators! You will have the opportunity to create meaningful experiences that deliver on the ever-evolving needs of our customers, and your work will impact millions of people around the world.

As an Amazon Senior Data Engineer, you will solve unique and complex problems at a rapid pace, utilizing the latest technologies to create solutions that are highly scalable. You will find that there is an unlimited number of opportunities within Amazon, where developing your career across a wide range of teams is highly support-ed. We are committed to making your work experience as enjoyable as the experiences you’ll be creating for our customers.

Apply now and you will be eligible for Amazon Senior Data Engineer positions that are based on your preferred location, team, and more. We’re hiring across Amazon Stores in the United States and Canada.

Teams with available positions include, but are not limited to:

• Consumer Technology: Build new generation features and products for amazon.com, constantly im-proving the Customer and Seller experience for billions around the globe. Whether building site wide features such as reviews and recommendations, category specific software for the likes of Pharmacy, Electronics, Digital Software and Video Games or seller infrastructure, there are a variety of complex problems to tackle using a range of technologies in the design of your technical solutions.

• Operations Technology: Shape the future of transportation planning and execution on a global scale, that impacts hundreds of fulfillment centers, thousands of Amazonians, and millions of customers across the world. Your technology will support thousands of operators worldwide to design, build and run the best-in-class Amazon transportation network. We are building intelligent software to make transportation more reliable, faster, and less costly, providing a better and less expensive experience for our customers.

• Financial Technology: Create next generation of distributed, scalable financial systems that support Amazon's current and future business needs. Use big data technologies to design and develop services that facilitate global financial transactions worth billions annually. You’ll lead architecture, design, im-plementation and deployment of large-scale critical and complex financial applications, owning all as-pects of solutions end-to-end, through full stack software development.

• Human Resources Technology: Create a seamless experience for millions of Amazonians and/or candi-dates. Whether supporting technologies for onboarding, time and attendance, compensation, ama-zon.jobs, or recruiting, you’ll deliver robust feature sets, elegant designs, intuitive user interfaces and systems that make it easy for Amazonians to excel at performing critical business functions.

About Us:

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right bal-ance be-tween your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign opportunities based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded contributor.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innova-tive benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Key job responsibilities
• Set the technical strategy for the team
• Lead complex technical initiatives within the team
• Explore technical needs and bring solutions to the table
• Gather business and functional requirements and translate these requirements into robust, scalable, operable solutions with a flexible and adaptable data architecture.
• Assist in developing project plans and commitments, and then deliver consistently against those com-mitments.
• Build good working relationships within the team by communicating clearly both verbally and in writ-ing
• Continuously optimize solutions to improve overall Platform performance, availability and fault toler-ance
• Drive Operational excellence through metrics driven approach
• Understand customer pain points, build solutions to make large and/or complex data more accessible, understandable and usable by applications and teams
• Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity, deep technical understanding through collabora-tion, code reviews, and leading by example.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Atlanta, GA, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Chicago, IL, USA | Detroit, MI, USA | Minneapolis, MN, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | New York, NY, USA | Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
- 7+ years of data engineering experience
- Experience with data modeling, warehousing and building ETL pipelines
- Strong knowledge of SQL and demonstrated ability to apply SQL to a wide variety of business require-ments
- Experience in at least one modern scripting or programming language, such as Python, Java, Scala, or NodeJS
- Experience mentoring team members on best practices
- Experience with data manipulation and visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, etc
- Strong knowledge in data warehousing concepts and data platforms and architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with big data technologies such as: Hadoop, Hive, Spark, EMR
- Experience operating large data warehouses
- Experience providing technical leadership on high-impact cross-functional technical project

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $123,700/year in our lowest geographic market up to $240,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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