Amazon.com Services LLC

Data Engineer – 2023 (US)

Job description

  • Currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Management, Information Systems, or an equivalent technical discipline with an expected conferral date between September 2022 and September 2023 and/or completed your degree no more than 12 months ago.
  • Experience with data mining and data transformation.
  • Experience with database and/or data warehouse solutions.
  • Experience building data pipelines or automated ETL processes.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Experience with one or more scripting language (e.g., Python, KornShell).
Job summary
By applying to this position, your application will be considered for all Data Engineering roles at all locations we hire for in the United States including but not limited to: Greater Seattle Area (Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond), Greater Bay Area (San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara), Greater DMV (DC, MD, VA), Austin (TX), New York City (NY), Minneapolis (MN).

Do you love building data pipelines? Are you excited by the opportunity to design tools and infrastructure needed to analyze large volumes of data? Do you want to help solve big data warehousing problems, and partner with stakeholders to understand how to best design and implement cutting edge data solutions that provide answers to key business questions? Do you want to be a part of a fast-paced environment and contribute to one of the most visited sites on the Internet?

At Amazon, we hire the best minds in technology to innovate on behalf of our customers. The intense focus we have on our customers is why we are one of the world’s most beloved brands – customer obsession is part of our company DNA. Data engineers use cutting-edge technology to solve complex problems and get to see the impact of their work first-hand.

The challenges data engineers solve for at Amazon are big and impact millions of customers, sellers, and products around the world. Our path is not always simple, so we are selective about who joins us on this journey. There is a certain kind of person who takes on this role at Amazon – someone who is excited by the idea of creating new products, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years.

We’re on the lookout for the curious, those who think big and want to define the world of tomorrow.

At Amazon, you will grow into the high impact, visionary person you know you’re ready to be. Every day will be filled with exciting new challenges, developing new skills, and achieving personal growth.

How often can you say that your work changes the world? At Amazon, you’ll say it often. Join us and define tomorrow.

Key job responsibilities

As a data engineer, you will/may:
  • Design, implement, and automate deployment of our distributed system for collecting and processing log events from multiple sources.
  • Design data schema and operate internal data warehouses and SQL/NoSQL database systems.
  • Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, and dashboards that engineers, analysts, and data scientists use to drive key business decisions.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot operational or data issues in the data pipelines.
  • Drive architectural plans and implementation for future data storage, reporting, and analytic solutions.
  • Develop code based automated data pipelines able to process millions of data points.
  • Improve database and data warehouse performance by tuning inefficient queries.
  • Work collaboratively with Business Analysts, Data Scientists, and other internal partners to identify opportunities/problems.
  • Provide assistance to the team with troubleshooting, researching the root cause, and thoroughly resolving defects in the event of a problem.
  • Enrolled in a Master’s Degree or advanced technical degree.
  • Previous technical internship(s), if applicable.
  • Can articulate the basic differences between datatypes (e.g. JSON/NoSQL, relational).
  • Familiar with the basic implications of different implementation decisions (e.g., distributed processing, parallel processing).
  • Understand the basics of designing and implementing a data schema (e.g., normalization, relational model vs dimensional model).
  • Experience building code based on data pipelines able to process big datasets.
  • Knowledge of writing and optimizing SQL queries with large-scale, complex datasets.
  • Experience with big data processing technology (e.g., Hadoop or ApacheSpark), data warehouse technical architecture, infrastructure components, and reporting/analytic tools and environments.
  • Experience with data visualization software (e.g., AWS QuickSight or Tableau).
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $108,700.00/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

The pay range for this position in Jersey City is $108,700.00/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Pay Transparency Regulation of Jersey City Municipal Code. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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.

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