Amazon Hiring Data Scientist

Location: Chennai
Experience: 3 – 6 years
Role: Data Scientist

· Apply broad knowledge of technology options, technology platforms, design techniques and approaches across the Data Engineering ecosystem to design systems that meet business needs
· Play a leading role in building systems and datasets using software engineering best practices, data management fundamentals, data storage principles, recent advances in distributed systems, and operational excellence best practices
· Play a leading role in architecture design and implementation of next generation BI solutions
· Analyze source systems, define underlying data sources and transformation requirements, design suitable data models and document the design/specifications
· Demonstrate passion for quality and productivity by use of efficient development techniques, standards and guidelines
· Effectively communicate with various teams and stakeholders, escalate technical and managerial issues at the right time and resolve conflicts
· Peer review work. Actively mentor more junior members of the team, improving their skills, their knowledge of our systems and their ability to get things done

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering or technical field such as Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or similar
· 5+ years of building large scale data-processing systems with experience in Big Data technologies such as MapReduce, Hadoop, AWS EMR, Spark, Kafka, AWS Kinesis or equivalent
· Advanced knowledge and expertise with Data modelling skills, Advanced SQL with Redshift, MySQL, and Columnar Databases and query performance tuning skills
· Proficiency in shell scripting
· Experience managing competing priorities simultaneously and driving projects to completion
· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across teams

· Experience leading design and development of open data platforms using AWS technologies
· Extensive knowledge of BI and Visualization platforms such as MicroStrategy,Tableau, AWS QuickSight or similar reporting tools
· Experience with AWS cloud technologies such as Elastic Map Reduce (EMR), Kinesis, Athena
· Experience working with Agile methodologies in a Data Engineering environment
· Willingness to learn, be open minded to new ideas and different opinions yet knowing when to stop, analyze, and reach a decision
· Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate highly complex and ambiguous situations
· Great communication skills – ability to think creatively and adapt the message to the audience. Can provide information to technical and non-technical stakeholders alike and guide them to confidently informed decision
· A self-starter who loves data and who enjoys spotting the trends in it!