Careers at Amazon – Principal Data Architect

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Job Description:

Are you a Data Analytics specialist? Do you have Data Warehousing, Hadoop/Data Lake experience? Do you like to solve the most complex and high scale (billions + records) data challenges in the world today? Do you like to work on-site in a variety of business environments, leading teams through high impact projects that use the newest data analytic technologies? Would you like a career path that enables you to progress with the rapid adoption of cloud computing?

This role will specifically focus on large scale data warehousing and data warehouse modernization. The role is to help our customers and partners to eliminate technical and economic constraints from their legacy data warehouses and help them to leverage their data to develop business insights. Our consultants will develop, deliver and implement data warehouse projects that help our customers help our customers leverage their data to develop business insights. These professional services engagements will focus on customer solutions such as data warehousing, business intelligence and advanced analytics.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Inclusive Team Culture
  • Innovate – Engaging with the customer’s business and technology stakeholders to create a compelling vision of a data-driven enterprise in their environment
  • Solution – Deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers.
  • This includes participating in pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer requirements, contributing to internal
  • Area of Depth (AoD) programs, authoring AWS Data Analytics best practice blogs/whitepaper and creating packaged data service offerings.
  • Expertise – Collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Redshift,
  • Database Migration Service, Glue, S3, and Schema Conversion Tool.
  • Delivery – Engagements include short on-site projects to assess and optimize customer’s Amazon Redshift implementations and helping customers to migrate from their existing on-premises data warehouses using other databases to Amazon Redshift.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to evaluate and plan migrations to Amazon Redshift
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in implementation and performance tuning MPP databases (Teradata, Vertica, Netezza, Greenplum)
  • Extensive hands on experience in leading large-scale full-cycle MPP enterprise data warehousing (EDW) projects
  • Basic QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field or equivalent professional or military experience
  • Experience in analyzing Data Warehouses such as Teradata, Netezza, Oracle, etc. or Greenplum etc.
  • 8+ years of development and/or DBA experience in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)
  • 12+ years of experience of IT platform implementation in a technical role
  • Experience with prioritization of projects that mitigate trade-offs
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Math
  • One of the AWS Associate level certifications or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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