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Big Data Consultant

Big Data Consultant

Job ID 
435364
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
4/28/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
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Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re hiring highly technical Big Data/Hadoop Architects.

You will develop and deliver proof-of-concepts, technical workshops, and implementation of projects from a hands-on approach. You will provide solutions including HPC, batch data processing, Big Data and Business intelligence, specifically focusing on Data processing capabilities. This will aid our customers and partners in removing the constraints that prevent them from using their data to develop deep business insights.

You will be a critical part of the Professional Services team at AWS. We engage in a wide variety of projects providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

Focus for success in this role includes:

Technical Expertise - You will collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Data Pipeline, S3, DynamoDB NoSQL, Relational Database Service (RDS), Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) and Amazon Redshift.

Solid Solutions - You will deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer requirements, creating consulting proposals and crafting packaged Big Data service offerings.

Extraordinary Delivery - You will support new distributed computing solutions that often span private cloud and public cloud services. Engagements will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using AWS cloud services.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience of IT platform implementation in a highly technical and analytical role
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working directly, in-person and remotely with customers regarding standard methodologies, project management and risk mitigation
  • Experience with database and analytical technologies in the industry such as MPP databases, NoSQL storage, Data Warehouse design, BI reporting and/or Dashboard development.
  • Experience working with Apache Hadoop and/or tools such as Pig and Hive
  • Current hands-on implementation experience
  • Ability to travel to client locations when needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Science or Math background degree desired
  • Hands on experience leading large-scale global data warehousing and analytics projects desired
  • Demonstrated industry leadership in the fields of database, data warehousing or data sciences desired
  • Implementation and tuning experience specifically using Amazon Elastic Map Reduce and/or tools such as Pig and Hive desired
  • Track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, enterprise environments desired
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