Amazon Corporate LLC Business Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Business Analyst Job ID 455545 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 11/28/2016 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Corporate Operations Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAmazon is looking for a smart, motivated, and driven Business Analyst to focus on improving the customer experience. You will pull and analyze multiple types of data to discover and solve real world problems. This position requires high judgment, focus on speed and accuracy, and an ability to balance customer and associate experience with financial impact; it also offers broad exposure to various business and technical teams within Amazon. The ideal candidate has an accomplished professional background, demonstrated proficiency in advanced mathematics and/or statistics, and experience as an analyst in a business environment. They are comfortable analyzing data from multiple sources to create strategic recommendations in a thoughtful, concise manner and obtaining organizational buy-in at senior levels. They are well-organized, can manage multiple analyses/projects simultaneously, and is intellectually curious. Responsibilities include: * Developing intelligent, insightful reporting on the key drivers of our business * Interacting with internal stakeholders to deep-dive outlier events * Ad-hoc project work supporting the re-invention of how we manage our business * Enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format * Identify process and system improvement opportunities by monitoring existent metrics, analyzing data and partnering with internal teams The expertise you'll develop includes: * Ability to break down and solve complex problems * Develop high impact solutions * Translate massive data sets into actionable business results * Drive scalable solutions * Expand feature sets globally * Build strategy on new businesses Basic Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Computer Information Systems, or any related field from an accredited institution * 3+ years of experience as a Financial Analyst, Business Analyst, or Systems Analyst * Proven analytical and quantitative skills (includes the ability to effectively use tools such as Excel, Access, and Minitab) and an ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop business cases, and complete root cause analyses * Strong verbal and written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams * Advanced SQL writing and experience in data mining (SQL, ETL, data warehouse, etc.) and using databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets * Experience managing multiple competing priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment Preferred Qualifications* 5+ years of professional experience in business intelligence or data analysis * Strong knowledge of advanced statistics * Creative in finding new solutions, designing innovative methods, systems and processes * Extensive experience working on complex, cross-functional initiatives in a dynamic environment * Excellent organization skills to work across functions and upwards * Ability to use data to back up assumptions, develop business cases, and complete root cause analysis * Ability to take loosely defined business questions and translate them into clearly defined technical/data specifications Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation