We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and customer-focused leader to build and manage an analytics team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent business acumen and communications skills to be able to effectively work with business leaders to understand their challenges. You will need outstanding problem solving and critical thinking skills to translate these ambiguous business questions into structured problems, and the right technical and management ability to deliver scalable analytical solutions through your team. You will also hire and develop your team, and manage your own projects. As Amazon embarks upon the journey of scaling its grocery supply chain exponentially and pushing the boundaries of delivery speed, you will be working on solving some of the novel problems in supply chain.
Define the analytics and research vision for the team.
Oversee planning, staffing, and prioritization to ensure the team is advancing that roadmap.
Invest in your team's skills, tools, and processes to improve their velocity.
Hire, retain, and develop outstanding and diverse staff based on the needs of the team- Data Engineers, Business Intelligence Engineers, and Business Analysts.
Partner with business leaders and product managers to apply your team's analytics rigor to our most challenging strategic questions.
Bachelor's degree in Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or related discipline.
7+ years of experience with a wide range of quantitative methods that can be applied to business problems.
3+ years experience working with SQL
Experience with scripting languages (eg. Python), and statistical/mathematical software (eg. R, SAS)
3+ years of experience leading and growing world class analytics/data science teams
Masters in a quantitative field.
Understanding of software development life cycle and/or agile development environment with emphasis on analytical practices.
Knowledge of cloud-based data warehouses, architecture, infrastructure components, ETL and reporting/analytical tools and environments.
Experience using at least one data visualization product (Tableau, Amazon QuickSight, etc.)
3+ years of experience in supply chain management - forecasting, planning, network design, and logistics.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills- ability to explain complex solutions in easy-to-understand terms.
Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
Ability to plan roadmap, prioritize tasks, manage dependencies and deliver on time.
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