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Amazon Senior Application Engineer, Devices and Services FinTech in Seattle, Washington


Are you ready to get in on the ground floor of Project Kuiper, Amazon’s long-term initiative to design, launch and maintain a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites to provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world? It’s Day 1 for Amazon’s next billion dollar business and we are looking for a Senior Application Engineer with expertise in the areas of requirements gathering, technical design, development, deployment, and integration to solve budgeting, planning, performance management and reporting challenges. This is an exciting opportunity for a results driven leader to architect solutions, build features and tools that will have an immediate impact, as well as partnering with finance and business leaders in Devices and Services to drive results.

This role requires a self-starter with a strong financial modeling background, systems understanding and problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations, and solid skills in project management. Solutions must strike the right balance between precision and speed, providing ever more scalable and granular data models and reporting, without sacrificing accuracy or agility. You will need to think globally, as the products and features you create have worldwide impact.

Amazon needs individuals that bring the corporate finance experience AND the entrepreneurial aptitude to accelerate decision making and management of the business. Also needed is the intellectual capacity to produce innovative ideas/analysis and the willingness to do the heavy lifting to implement those decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business users, development teams, and operation engineering teams to tackle business requirements and deliver against high operational standards of system availability and reliability

  • Dive deep to resolve problems at their root, looking for failure patterns and suggesting fixes

  • Prepare runbooks, methods of procedures, tutorials, training videos on best practices for the team

  • Build monitoring dashboards and creation of critical alarms for the system

  • Build and enhance software to extend system, application, or tool functionality to improve business processes and meet end user needs while working within the overall system architecture

  • Diagnose and resolve operational issues, perform detailed root cause analysis, respond to suggestions for enhancements, and create detailed recommendations for solutions to problems that impact code owned by another group

  • Identify process improvement opportunities to drive innovation

  • Rotational on-call availability for critical systems support

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Mathematics or other technical discipline· 8+ years of relevant IBM Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics experience including system configuration, model building and developing reports or dashboards with TM1

· Relevant corporate finance experience exhibiting knowledge of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting functions and related processes

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Finance, Statistics, or a related discipline

· Demonstrated history of problem solving, financial acumen, and business collaborating skills

· Scripting skills, e.g., Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.

· Familiarity with other IBM software products, including Command Center, SPSS

· Experience with design & delivery of formal training curriculum and programs

· Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Visio, and SharePoint · Project management, scoping, reporting, and scheduling experience a plus

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $108,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $210,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.