Data Engineer I, Global Media, Advertising, and Corporate Development Finance, Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

  • Location

    Seattle, WA, USA
  • Job Function

    Data Engineer
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering

Key Skills

Java Programming, UX design, Python Programming, SQL, Apache Hadoop, Data Visualization, Data Modeling, NoSQL, QlikView, Tableau, SPARK Programming, Data Engineering, Large scale data processing, Data pipelines, ETL frameworks, Data Warehousing

Job Description

Do you love building tools and data pipelines? Are you excited by the opportunity to create clear effective reports and data visualizations, and partner with stakeholders to answer key business questions? Do you want to be a part of a fast-paced environment and contribute to one of the most visited sites on the Internet?

If this describes you, consider joining us as an intern in the summer of 2020! Amazon is looking for a Data Engineer Intern to join one our many lines of business. Amazon interns have the opportunity to work alongside the industry’s brightest engineers who innovate everyday on behalf of our customers. You will be matched to a manager and a mentor. You will have the opportunity to impact the evolution of Amazon technology as well as lead mission critical projects early in your career. Your work and raw smarts will contribute to solving some of the most complex technical challenges in the company.

In addition to working on an impactful project, you will have the opportunity to engage with Amazonians for both personal and professional development, expand your network, and participate in fun activities with other interns throughout the summer. No matter the location of your internship, we give you the tools to own your summer and learn in a real world setting.

Come build the future with us!

Amazon internships are full-time (40 hours/week) for 12 consecutive weeks with start dates between May and June 2020. Applicants should have at a minimum one quarter/semester remaining after their internship concludes.

Key job responsibilities

As a Data Engineer, you will/may:

  • Design, implement, and automate deployment of our distributed system for collecting and processing log events from multiple sources
  • Design data schema and operate internal data warehouses and SQL/NoSQL database systems
  • Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions
  • Monitor and troubleshoot operational or data issues in the data pipelines
  • Drive architectural plans and implementation for future data storage, reporting, and analytic solutions
  • Work collaboratively with Business Analysts, Data Scientists, and other internal partners to identify opportunities/problems
  • Provide assistance to the team with troubleshooting, researching the root cause, and thoroughly resolving defects in the event of a problem

About the team

We're a pretty atypical team at Amazon, with engineers outnumbered by scientists 3 to 1. Our mission is to 1) productionize science prototypes into well tuned, scaled systems and 2) support and improve data infrastructure for scientists to quickly prototype new ideas and models. You'll be working closely on your projects not just with other data or software engineers, but with Business Intelligence Engineers, Economists, and Data Scientists. Your engineering background and experience is critical to building reliable, cost effective products for our business partners and Amazon customers.


  • 1+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar role
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
  • Experience in SQL
  • 1+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar role
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
  • Experience in SQL


  • Proficient in at least one or more query language, schema definition language, and scripting language
  • Knowledge of writing and optimizing SQL queries in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets
  • Familiarity with data visualization software (Tableau/Qlikview) or open-source project
  • General understanding of big data processing technology (Hadoop, ApacheSpark, etc.), data warehouse technical architecture, infrastructure components, ETL, and reporting/analytic tools and environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, intellectually curious environment

Company Info., Inc., Inc. is an American multinational technology company with operations in cloud computing, streaming media, artificial intelligence, and e-commerce. The company has been referred to as one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world, and it is one of the world's most valuable brands.

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    Arlington, VA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA
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