Data Engineer - FinTech
Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Are you passionate about data? Does the prospect of dealing with
massive volumes of data excite you? Do you want to build big-data
solutions that process billions of records a day in a scalable
fashion using AWS technologies? Do you want to create the
next-generation tools for intuitive data access? If so, Amazon
Finance Technology (FinTech) is for you!
Amazon FinTech is an organization where people, technology and
innovation come together to build products and solve problems for
Amazon. The technology solutions and services we build enable
Amazon's new business growth, provide operational efficiency
through automation, compliance with law and analysis of our
financial data. Through our products, we aim to provide Amazon
competitive advantage for running its business and insights for our
customers using state of the art technologies.
As a Data Engineer, you should be an expert with data
warehousing technical components (e.g. Data Modeling, ETL and
Reporting), infrastructure (e.g. hardware and software) and their
integration. You should have deep understanding of the architecture
for enterprise level data warehouse solutions using multiple
platforms (RDBMS, Columnar, Cloud). You should be an expert in the
design, creation, management, and business use of large datasets.
You should have excellent business and communication skills to be
able to work with business owners to develop and define key
business questions, and to build data sets that answer those
questions. The candidate is expected to be able to build efficient,
flexible, extensible, and scalable ETL and reporting solutions. You
should be enthusiastic about learning new technologies and be able
to implement solutions using them to provide new functionality to
the users or to scale the existing platform. Excellent written and
verbal communication skills are required as the person will work
very closely with diverse teams. Having strong analytical skills is
a plus. Above all, you should be passionate about working with huge
data sets and someone who loves to bring datasets together to
answer business questions and drive change.
Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment,
relishes working with large transactional volumes and big data,
enjoys the challenge of highly complex business contexts (that are
typically being defined in real-time), and, above all, is a
passionate about data and analytics. In this role you will be part
of a team of engineers to create world's largest financial data
warehouses and BI tools for Amazon's expanding global
- 3+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar
- Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building
- Experience in SQL
- Bachelor's degree or higher in a quantitative/technical field
(e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering)
- 3+ years experience with Java, Scala, or Python
- Experience with Redshift, Oracle, etc.
- Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase,
Pig, Spark, etc.)
- Experience in working and delivering end-to-end projects
- Knowledge of distributed systems as it pertains to data storage
- Ability to work on a diverse team
- 3+ years experience with AWS services including S3, Redshift,
EMR and RDS.
- 5+ Years experience with SQL or other query languages
- Ability to distill ambiguous customer requirements into a
- Proven success in communicating with users, other technical
teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe data
modeling decisions and data engineering strategy.
- Experience providing technical leadership and educating other
engineers for best practices on data engineering.
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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