Jobs Admin — Published On June 14, 2014
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What would you do if you had access to the world’s largest product catalog with billions of products, offers, images, reviews, searches, and much more? Amazon’s Search & Discovery group is looking for an exceptional business analyst to lead the engineering and operations team on cutting edge analytics. Have a look.

Designation – Business Analyst

Location – Bangalore

About employer Amazon


  • Understand the Catalog Quality development and operations process across different business lines.
  • Develop Metrics and Dashboards using SAS, Perl, Excel and OBI (Oracle Business Intelligence). Should provide project planning, execution, Risk assessment and system availability.
  • Execute high priority (i.e. cross functional, high impact) projects to improve operations performance.
  • Perform business analysis and data queries using MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, and SAS.
  • Creating, owning and continuously improving the core reports and metrics that supports Catalog Quality
  • Is the first point of contact for all Business Intelligence questions.
  • Performs data analysis highlighting trends and exceptions to business
  • Delivers and sets priorities at a functional level (cycle time, productivity and accuracy for BI).
  • Create performance metrics and present them to the team with recommendations on areas to improve.
  • Ability to build relevant and detailed audit reports to measure results and communicate them to others within the organization
  • Getting report requirements from business teams and building and maintaining complex SQL queries to gather business data from data warehouse and financial reporting systems.

Complexity of Work:

  • Ability to execute analytical projects and understanding of fundamental analytical methods (like ANOVA, Distribution theory, regression, forecasting, etc.).
  • Carries out tactical execution.
  • Present metrics to the VP level.
  • Forecasting number of requests – using diff forecasting models applying statistical tools . Understanding the trends – representing data – develop tools for the business e.g. time sheet / metrics for measuring performance
  • Should be familar with the data analysis tools technical eg- SAS
  • Sound knowledge of statistics
  • Analyze data and identify new trends/patterns
  • Shows freedom in making decisions for day to day effectiveness in his/her job.
  • Is free to come up with innovative/unique solutions to problems.
  • Should show high ownership of the process.
  • Is able to operate fairly independently and displays autonomy and discretion at work.
  • Conducts regular communication (monthly/quarterly review with stakeholders).

Qualification and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor ‘s Degree in Engineering, MCA or Master ‘s Degree in any quantitative discipline i.e. Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or a related field
  • Prior experience working in audit process / similar ecommerce processes.
  • Prior experience in use of data analysis tools like MS Excel, MA Access, Minitab, SAS (3-5 years of experience).
  • Prior experience in design and execution of analytical projects.
  • Prior experience in building software solutions using any backend / frontend tools.
  • Experience in working with databases, and SQL in a business environment.
  • Good command over Java, C or C++ (Mason, Perl and/or JavaScript experience, a plus).
  • Experience in databases querying and query optimization, OBIE and Excel Automation .
  • Experience in Organizing and execution.
  • Proficient in views, charting.
  • Team lead experiences and/or project management experience and training is a plus
  • Strong interest in metrics and reporting is highly desirable
  • Prior data mining experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to write functional specs and drive UAT based on business requirements.
  • Should have background in quantitative decision making, ability to drive business metrics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical Mindset and ability to see the big picture and persuade others to see the same.
  • Detail-oriented and must have an aptitude for solving unstructured problems. The role will require the ability to extract data from various sources & to design/construct/execute complex analyses to finally come up with data/reports that help solve the business problem.
  • Displays Innovation, and has the ability to drive changes.
  • An ability and interest in working in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment.
  • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills : including written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in a technology company or high-tech environment a plus.
  • Customer focus and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to perform the Mentor role/ SME role.

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