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Sr. Data Analyst, Tax Calculation Services, Inc. - Seattle, WA

Job DescriptionAmazon Tax Calculation Services team is looking for a Senior Data Analyst to help execute on critical strategies for Amazon. The ideal candidate has a background in statistics, applied mathematics, or computational science and a history of solving difficult problems using a scientific approach. As a Data Analyst, you will work with data scientists, tax managers and engineers to: resolve ambiguity with data, play a crucial role in the iteration and optimization of software solutions, and support data-driven decision-making across the organization. You will be responsible for researching, experimenting and analyzing predictive and optimization models. You will be working on ambiguous and complex business problems with the goal of developing innovative solutions. The Team: How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a team that is tasked with helping solve a huge business problem through innovative technology? Would you like to know more about how machine learning and big data can be used to solve these problems? If this sounds intriguing, then we\u2019d like to talk to you about a role on an Amazon\u2019s Tax Calculation Services team, that's tackling a set of problems requiring significant innovation. Responsibilities

Support for day-to-day operations teams with it data needs
Support the teams need for ad-hoc analysis, automated reports and dashboards
Identify opportunities for developing new data sources, and provide technical leadership around making those data sources high quality and broadly available
Communicate your results to diverse audiences at all levels from executives to engineers with effective writing, visualizations, and presentations
Be a champion for high quality data-driven decision-making on your team and throughout the company
Partner with Engineering/Data Engineering to improve the quality of existing data and bring additional data sources in line
Write sophisticated SQL queries to extract data and build complex models (Excel/R/etc.)
Build/automate reports/dashboards (in Tableau) that allow the business leaders to get a clear snapshot of their operations
Design and analyze tests to quantify impact of customer-facing changes
Perform complicated analyses to extract learnings and drive insights

Basic Qualifications

BS/BA Computer Sciences, Math, Statistics or related field.
5 years of professional experience in data modeling / advanced business analytics
Proficient in SQL and experience with efficient processing of large data sets. Ability to write sophisticated and optimized queries against large databases

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts
Expert SQL skills. Your ability to tap into our data pipeline will be key to your success
Experience in using data to iterate on and improve a product and meaningfully impact planning decisions
Fluency in data analysis and communication about data, including time series and event data analysis, and data visualization
Experience with automated self-service reporting tools
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience designing and supporting large-scale distributed systems in a production environment
Experience partnering with business owners directly to understand their requirements and provide data which can help them observe patterns and spot anomalies
Expert in writing and tuning SQL scripts
Previous experience with statistical, econometric, and/or machine learning modeling is a huge plus
Familiarity with columnar databases like Redshift; Understand database optimization
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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Sr. Data Analyst, Tax Calculation Services, Inc. - Seattle, WA, United States


Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.