Oracle DB Cloud Architect

US-NC-Virtual Location - N Carolina
4 months ago
Job ID
549429
Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Job Description

Are you an experienced database or a data warehousing architect? Do you like to solve the most complex and high scale data challenges in the world today? Do you want to have an impact in the development and use of new data analytics technologies? Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help organizations understand and use cloud computing web services to do big new things faster, at lower cost?

Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented hands on technical architects to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.

Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, 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.
You will collaborate with our customers and partners on key engagements and will develop and deliver proof-of-concept projects, technical workshops, and support implementation projects.

Our professional services engagements will focus on customer solutions such as high volume OLTP environments, batch data processing, designing and deploying future state petabyte-scale data warehouse service and building and/or designing reference configurations to enable our customers and influence AWS RDS, Aurora, and Redshift adoption.

You will:

· Employ customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, standard methodologies, project management and risk mitigation
· Work closely with AWS RDS, Aurora and Redshift teams to help ensure the success of project consulting engagements with customer
· Work directly with customers’ technical resources to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements
· Help design and implement AWS RDS, Aurora and/or Redshift architectures and configurations for customer
· Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
· Analyze on premise transactional database environments such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL and/or Postgres, evaluate and plan migrations to AWS RDS, Aurora
· Migrate load processes from Appliance DWH system (e.g. Netezza, Teradata) to AWS Redshift
· Consult for optimal design of database environments, analyzing complex distributed production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance
· Develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems
· Extended travel to customer locations may be required to sell and deliver professional services as needed

Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.


Basic Qualifications

· 8+ years of experience in DBA or application DBA activities
· Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent experience
· Experience working with high availability and server tuning including parameters, resources, contention, etc.
· Experience with Backup/Restore and Disaster Recovery
· Experience with data warehousing and columnar DB architecture
· Experience with migrating database environments from one platform to another
· Experience with OLTP and OLAP data administration needs
· Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
· Ability to travel to client locations as needed (25-50%)

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with migrating database environments from one platform to AWS desired
· Experience in optimization techniques such as projections and partitioning desired
· Able to write, tune SQL queries desired
· Scripting language (bash, Perl, python) desired
· Experience with databases of 1-10TB in size across multiple database platforms (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, Netezza, Teradata, Vertica, etc.) desired
· Experience in ETL/ELT workflow management desired
· Understanding and ability to participate in all phases of the SDLC including requirements gathering, business analysis, configuration management and quality control desired

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Vet


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