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Amazon Corporate LLC Director, AWS People Analytics and Data Science in Seattle, Washington

Amazon Web Services is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery, and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Millions of customers currently leverage our cloud products and solutions to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability, and reliability. AWS isn't a start-up, but that doesn't stop us from acting like one. We set out every day to innovate and disrupt the status quo. We pursue unexpected paths and try to see things differently. We don't just sit back and watch the world change; we're the ones changing it. And we're on the hunt for curious and inventive builders who want to join a company where every day is full of challenging and meaningful work.This is a rare opportunity to apply your leadership and analytical expertise in a greenfield space: People Analytics. Our mission is to accelerate the trajectory of the AWS business and if we're successful, we will be known as having built the builders who power tech. AWS HR is seeking a Director, AWS People Analytics and Data Science to lead a talented data science and BI team to deliver transformational insights that help drive AWS's people strategy. We are looking for someone to lead and grow a talented team of analytics and data science professionals. This candidate will develop people, form strong working partnerships with business and technology leaders, plan and execute analytical roadmaps, formulate analytical strategies for solving business problems, and develop strategies to scale the impact of data through development of self-service analytical programs.You should have superb analytical, technical, business and communication skills to be able to work with business and technology leaders to define and prioritize key business questions, build data acquisition processes, data sets, statistical models and analyses that answer those questions. This role requires an individual with strong quantitative skills and experience using statistical methods to produce actionable insights. The successful candidate will be a proven analytics leader who is comfortable with ambiguity, demonstrates strong attention to detail, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.In this role, you will:* Leadership and manage data engineer, data science, and business intelligence.* Partner with senior business and people leaders to develop data-driven people strategy.* Lead research and development of foundational people enablers.* Oversee planning and execution of self-service analytics data infrastructure roadmap using AWS services.* Provide guidance and thought-leadership on analytical best practices to team members and business partners.* Translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations for internal customers or product improvement.* MS degree in Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another quantitative field.* 10+ years of experience in Analytics, Data Science Business Intelligence or other quantitative disciplines.* 5+ years of analytical people management experience.* 5+ years of data science experience including in areas such as forecasting, anomaly detection, hypothesis testing, machine learning, etc.* 5+ years of experience designing and developing business facing dashboards, and data visualizations in BI platforms such as QuickSight, Tableau, Shiny, MicroStrategy, etc.* Deep experience developing successful analytics-based solutions to business problems.* Proven track record of solving ambiguous and highly complex data problems.* Proficiency using SQL to query large relational databases and ability to build and maintain processes to extract & integrate data from various sources.* Experience with statistical analytics tools such as R, Python, SAS, or STATA.* Exceptional critical thinking and attention to detail.* Strong interpersonal and communicati