Business Intelligence Engineer

Technology United States


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Zappos BI Engineering evolves a robust analysis environment that brings together data from across the organization, spanning website/app interaction, merchandising, pricing, marketing and finance. These data are made available to end users through an internally developed BI platform and provided to the broader analytics and engineering community through a variety of data integration patterns.

We are looking for smart, forward-thinking problem solvers to contribute to this environment, elevate our analytic discipline and enable fact-based decision making.

As a Zappos Business Intelligence Engineer, you will be helping others help themselves wade through troves of data, in search for opportunities to wow our customers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing technical, data-oriented solutions for stakeholders throughout the organization, leveraging internal BI/ERP/ETL platforms and a variety of AWS services
  • Digging into feature requests to understand the underlying business decisions and processes and designing solutions that satisfy the immediate need and align with long-term organizational goals
  • Unlocking enterprise data for analysts, engineers and decision-makers across the company

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 4+ years of relevant BI solution development experience
  • Passion for solving business problems
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL
  • A solid understanding of logical and physical data modeling
  • Experience developing and supporting data pipelines – SQL, Spark, Alteryx, Informatica
  • Familiarity with an analytics visualization tool – Tableau, QuickSight, MicroStrategy, PowerBI
  • Exposure to AWS services – S3, SQS, ECS, Glue, RDS
  • Understanding of software development patterns and practices, including source control management, code reviews, deployment pipelines and operational support
  • Familiarity with a scripting language – Python, R, Perl, Shell

What you didn’t know about the team: We are a well-rounded team that believes that great ideas can come from anywhere whether it be in a conference room or written on a napkin at the bar!

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