Job description

  • 1+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar role
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
  • Experience in SQL
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and experience with at least one programming language such as Python
  • Experience in data mining (SQL, ETL, data warehouse, etc.) and using databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.
Job summary
Alexa is the groundbreaking cloud-based intelligent agent that powers Echo and other devices designed around your voice. The Alexa Economics team is looking for a Data Engineer (DE) to join us to support measurement of the Alexa business and to provide actionable insights across the Alexa ecosystem.

Key job responsibilities
  • Design and implement a scalable and durable data model for Alexa datasets.
  • Build the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics to deliver key business insights.
  • Collaborate with business intelligence and software engineers to implement the design of our data architecture and to automate and scale statistical analyses developed by scientists on the team.
  • Create automated alarming and dashboard to monitor data integrity.
  • Guard data security to meet legal and compliance requirements
A day in the life
As a Data Engineer you will partner with software developers and business intelligence engineers to build end-to-end data pipelines and have exposure to senior leadership as we communicate results and provide guidance to the business. You will work with Software Developers, BI Engineers, Data Scientists, and Economists to better understand the features customers love and how to optimize customer discovery of these features.

A successful candidate will be able to partner effectively with both business and technical teams, including clear communication of results across a variety of stakeholders. He/she will be an expert in SQL/ETL and data manipulation. The candidate will also have an eye for optimization and automation in reporting. This high-impact role provides a great opportunity to demonstrate capabilities to dive deep, deliver results, think big, invent and simplify, and earn trust.

About the team
Our team is identifying the key drivers for engaging customers on the Alexa platform across devices, skills and services. As a part of the larger Alexa Customer Experience team, your area of influence and impact will be all of the Alexa organization across the globe. You will have a front row seat to the evolving voice assistant industry and opportunities to impact the customer experience of a cutting edge product used every day by people you know.

  • Advanced degree in Math, Finance, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Proficiency with statistics and use of statistical applications such as R or Python.
  • Experience with CRADLE for data extraction.
  • Experience with Redshift.
  • Proven ability to convey rigorous technical concepts and considerations to non-experts
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