Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading cloud provider, offering virtualized infrastructure, storage, networking, messaging, analytics, and other web computing services to customers all over the world. AWS operates a globally distributed environment at massive levels of scale. Businesses, educational institutions and governments around the world depend on AWS for secure cloud services and solutions.
The Sales Systems and Data Team within AWS ensures that our Field Sales and Commercial Operations teams have the world-class data and analytics tools required to scale with our rapidly expanding business. We are seeking a thought leader and evangelist to help us build new capabilities around business analytics. As the leader of the Business Analytics Enablement team, you will manage a team of business analysts to partner with other BI&A leads throughout AWS to raise the bar on our ability to generate useful insights from data.
This individual will also partner closely with our Business Technology & Solutions (BTS) group while engaging directly with business leaders, operations leaders, and field users. In addition to driving awareness and building community; this individual will plan enablement activities for new analytics programs, drive adoption, track usage, assess team maturity, create development plans, lead governance activities, and influence longer term strategies to ensure we re deriving maximum benefits from our significant investment in business analytics.
The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, and abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding. A successful candidate will have experience managing analytics teams and influencing tool selection and system design.
Necessary technical skills include a high level of proficiency using SQL to access data warehouses like Redshift and the expert-level use of one or more cutting edge analytics tools like Tableau, Alteryx, Data Robot, R, and/or Python. Since this role requires the ability to gather feedback and constructively assess our business analytics landscape to create comprehensive plans for improvement, strong writing and two-way communication skills are critically important as well.
BA/BS Degree required; advanced degree or certification preferred. 5+ years of hands-on experience with data visualization, data preparation, and analytics tools. 5+ years of project management experience supporting sales operations, business analytics, and/or information technology. At least 3 years managing a team of analysts providing data-driven insights to business partners. Practical experience with requirements gathering for BI Solutions (end-to-end), over multiple technologies, size, and scale of projects. Self-starter who can operate independently. Able to influence decisions through effective verbal and written communication and logical reasoning. Ability to lead teams across a broad set of functions and geographies to develop new ideas and creative solutions for difficult, ambiguous and complex issues. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and drive projects to completion. Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and track record of taking ownership. Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to apply technology solutions to solve business problems. Experience working within a high-growth, global technology company Advanced degrees, certifications, or coursework in areas of business Intelligence, analytics, and project management Expertise in Tableau, Quicksight, or equivalent BI tool Experience developing custom SQL Familiarity with Salesforce.com Familiarity with AWS Platform Other Locations: Boston, MA/ Austin, TX/ Palo Alto, CA/ or other Virtual locations will be considered.
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