• Evaluation Specialist, Global Security Academy

    Location CZ-Prague
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/8/2018 5:17 PM)
    Job ID
    727855
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    Czech Republic
  • Job Description

    Amazon’s Global Security Academy (GSA) is seeking a detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and determined Evaluation Specialist. The role will support the continued growth and success of GSA by focusing on the validity and reliability of assessment instruments, refinement of evaluation methodologies, as well as articulating program impact by measuring on-the-job performance of participants and correlating program results to business outcomes. She/he will help champion the customer experience by building out models to support analyses and reporting on key customer experience metrics.

    The Evaluation Specialist should advocate for data-driven decision making, be uncompromisingly detail oriented, a self-starter, efficient, and be driven to help the program succeed. The ability to understand business goals and use available data to measure the success of the program against these goals is essential.
    Our primary responsibility is to help our audiences be more effective and productive in their jobs, improve their business interactions with Amazon, and drive security awareness across the company. We accomplish this through focused content curation, creative storytelling, advocating for innovative solutions, and demonstrating impact in everything we do.
    Responsibilities
    ─ Work with program managers, program participants, and stakeholders to determine the metrics, reports, and analyses needed to manage and act on program performance
    ─ Design, architect, implement, and support assessment instruments and evaluation methodologies that provide structured and timely access to program performance data
    ─ Retrieve and analyze data using our Learning Management System, Human Resource Information System, SQL, Excel, and other data and information management systems
    ─ Evaluate and implement process and system improvement opportunities
    ─ Develop queries for ad hoc requests and projects, as well as ongoing reporting
    ─ Partner with customers and stakeholders to answer key business questions
    Knowledge & Skill Requirements
    ─ Experience designing surveys and analyzing customer feedback
    ─ Experience with multi-variable statistics
    ─ Experience identifying and analyzing repeatable correlations
    ─ Excellent communicator (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills

    Basic Qualifications

    ─ Experience with program evaluation through the design and implementation of formative and summative assessment instruments
    ─ Proven analytical and quantitative ability and a passion for enabling customers to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop business cases, and complete root cause analyses
    ─ Proficiency with data visualization
    ─ Excellent problem solving skills
    ─ Excellent written and oral communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    ─ Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education, Statistics, Psychology, or related field with an emphasis in measurement and analytics
    ─ 2+ years of relevant employment experience
    ─ Experience in data mining (SQL, ETL, data warehouse, etc.) and using complex datasets
    ─ 2+ years experience conducting advanced statistical analyses
    ─ 2+ years experience with Tableau or similar data visualization software
    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation



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