Amazon

Senior Data Architect

3+ months agoToronto, Canada

DESCRIPTION

Are you a data analytics specialist? Do you have data warehousing and 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?

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to collaborate with our customers and partners on key engagements. Our consultants will develop, deliver and implement AI, IOT, and data analytics projects that help our customers leverage their data to develop business insights. These professional services engagements will focus on customer solutions such as machine learning, IoT, batch/real-time data processing, and business intelligence.

As a member of the AWS Professional Services team, you are joining a team that invests in your success by providing comprehensive learning and mentorship programs. Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. We offer a flexible work environment to help you balance your work and personal life while still remaining customer obsessed.

Responsibilities include:
• Expertise - Collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Athena, Glue, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB NoSQL, Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon EMR and Amazon Redshift.
• Solutions - Deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer requirements, creating packaged Data & Analytics service offerings.
• Delivery - Engagements include short on-site projects proving the use of AWS services to 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.
• Insights - Work with AWS engineering and support teams to convey partner and customer needs and feedback as input to technology roadmaps. Share real world implementations and recommend new capabilities that would simplify adoption and drive greater value from use of AWS cloud services.
• Innovate - Engaging with the customer's business and technology stakeholders to create a compelling vision of a data-driven enterprise in their environment.

This is a customer facing role. You may be asked to travel to client locations and deliver professional services when needed. We are currently hiring for all Amazon Canadian offices including Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related field or equivalent professional or military experience
• 8+ years of experience of IT platform implementation in a technical and analytical role
• 5+ years of experience of data lake/Hadoop platform implementation
• 3+ years of hands-on experience in implementation and performance tuning Hadoop/Spark implementations
• Experience developing software code in one or more programming languages (Java, Python, etc.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Masters or PhD in computer science, physics, engineering, math, or related field
• Experience using Apache Hadoop and SQL-on-Hadoop technology (Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, Presto)
• Experience with one or more relevant tools (Sqoop, Flume, Kafka, Oozie, Hue, Zookeeper, HCatalog, Solr, Avro)
• Understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP and NoSQL databases, data warehouse design, BI reporting and dashboard development
• Experience implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, enterprise environments
• Ability to collaborate effectively across organizations and think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges while leading large-scale projects
• Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer's environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management, and risk mitigation

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Amazon is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

Job ID: Amazon-1450747