Business Intelligence Engineer, Product Data & Analytics, Recruiting Engine


Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Full time


May 4


Job summary

The Recruiting Engine Team is reinventing how we recruit at Amazon. Recruiting the right candidates across all of Amazon is critical to our ability to innovate and build on behalf of customers. As the search for talent becomes more competitive, we are bringing together recruiting, science, tech, programs, and process teams to find and hire candidates who raise the bar more quickly and efficiently.

We are looking for an experienced BIE to work with our leadership team, engineering and product teams, and recruiting teams to identify key insights through analysis and drive those insights into action with the right teams. The ideal candidate will have a natural curiosity about solving problems, identifying the right metrics to inspect the business, and to help leaders make great data driven decisions.

The successful candidate will work with a highly collaborative team, and have direct influence over analytical roadmaps, establishment of key performance metrics, dashboards and report development. They’ll be responsible for working with senior leadership within HR, Recruiting, and business leadership to provide data and insights.


  • Partner with teams to consult, define, develop, build and implement the right set of performance metrics, reports, and dashboards to effectively manage the business.
  • Contribute to strategic planning processes and recommend process improvement initiatives, influencing the direction of the organization.
  • Support data needs related to business cadence such as weekly, monthly and quarterly business reviews.
  • Enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format.
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis projects – at times across multiple systems answering complex business questions and providing actionable insights to the leadership team to inform decisions and strategy through statistical analysis.
  • Partner and collaborate with peer Business Analysts and power users on best practices, prioritization of feature additions and input to the ongoing product roadmap.

This position can also be based out of Arlington, VA; Seattle, WA; Austin, TX; Toronto, ON or Vancouver, BC.

About the team

The mission of the CORE BI team is to provide data engineering, reporting, metrics, analysis, alignment and thought partnership on recruiting data across the Recruiting Engine organization to help Amazon in its mission to become 'Earth's Best Employer'. We partner with Product and Engineering teams to provide insights that help inform future road maps of CORE products/programs across the recruiting processes, measure their effectiveness and enable the shift towards data driven decision making and help Amazon hire bar raising candidates.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a business analyst/data analyst/statistical analyst role
  • Experience writing and optimizing SQL to handle extremely large datasets
  • Understanding of data warehousing and data modeling
  • Direct experience with one or more major data visualization tools including Tableau/QuickSight/Power BI
  • Experience building business forecasting models


  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, related technical field
  • Exposure to AWS Cloud Technologies for Data and Analyticsc, eg. Redshift, AWS Glue, Lambda, Athena, S3, Datanet etc.
  • Experience in business intelligence and visualization software like Quicksight, Tableau, PowerBI, Qlikview etc.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

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