Analyst, Strategic Initiatives
Luxembourg, LU
5d ago

Do you love challenging the status quo? Are you passionate about extracting world-changing insights from huge, complex datasets?

Do you want to apply your intellect and energy to bring exciting new ideas to life? Then come join the Amazon EU Strategic Projects team, where we turn Amazon's grand ambitions into reality!

Our Mission : We're here to find & deliver "break the glass" initiatives that drive step-change improvements in the Cost, Speed, and Accuracy of our customer deliveries.

Our work touches every corner of Amazon's business. On a given day, you may find us brainstorming ideas with Tokyo Ops, structuring an analysis with London Finance, developing a product vision with Seattle Tech, and pitching an initiative to Luxembourg executive leadership.

On our team, you'll find a wide variety of engineers, analysts, program managers, product managers, and developers who share one goal : we're here to Make History.

Your Responsibilities :

We seek a talented, customer-obsessed Analyst to (1) create insights from our data that will steer our biggest initiatives to success and (2) communicate these insights to ground teams & executive leadership. To achieve this, you will :

  • Create methods to capture, process, and organize complex data (10TB+) using SQL
  • Deep dive the data to uncover actionable insights for known and unknown problems using the software of your choice (PowerPivot, R, Python etc.)
  • Develop & test hypotheses using statistical techniques
  • Build root-cause bridges to attribute supply chain issues to underlying drivers
  • Visualize and share your insights with partner teams, showing them which actions they can take to help deliver the program vision
  • Automate the identification & sharing of improvement opportunities
  • Consolidate progress into crisp and concise data-driven status updates. You will own reporting to Amazon senior leadership (VP-level).
  • 4+ years of quantitative and qualitative experience in Logistics / Supply Chain, Transportation, Engineering or Business
  • Bachelor's Degree in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)
  • Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, hypothesis testing, data mining, financial analysis, and root cause analysis
  • Experience using statistical software such as R, SAS, SPSS, Minitab
  • Advanced user of Excel (with PowerPivot) or Tableau, able to manipulate data, write macros and create charts and pivot tables
  • Proven ability to query & build data pipelines in SQL for ad-hoc analysis and ongoing reporting
  • Programming experience in one or more languages (eg Python, VBA, C++)
  • Experience processing, filtering and presenting actionable insights from huge data sets (tens of tables, each having hundreds of columns and billions of rows)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. The role requires effective communication with colleagues from economics and business backgrounds
  • Master's Degree in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high tech environment
  • Experience working in or with a complex international supply chain management organization
  • Experience incubating and commercializing new ideas, working with product managers, research scientists and technical teams from concept generation through implementation
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