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Job Title: Principal Database Consultant
Company Name: Amazon AWS
Location: Albuquerque, NM United States
Position Type:
Post Date: 03/02/2021
Expire Date: 05/08/2021
Job Description
Principal Database Consultant

DESCRIPTION


Are you an experienced commercial or open source database platform specialist? Are you an Oracle or SQL Server Platform Specialist? Have you worked on Open source Database platforms like PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB or Casandra? Have you migrated Applications from one Database Engine to another? Do you like to engage with senior leadership and determine ways to optimize the IT Platforms & Infrastructure? 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 platform 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?

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 in
order to migrate customer environments to AWS cloud based database platforms.

Our professional services engagements will focus on customer solutions such as high volume mission critical OLTP/OLAP 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, DynamoDB and Redshift adoption.

You will:
Employ customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customers environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, standard methodologies, project management and risk mitigation
Work closely with AWS Platform Service Engineering and Architecture 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
Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
Analyze on-premises database environments such as Oracle, SQL Server, or other Commercial DB Engines to Open Source Engines like Aurora PostgreSQL/MySQL or RedShift, DynamoDB.
Work with customers to migrate their database environments to AWS. This may include, but is not limited to Re-Host database platform on AWS, Upgrade/Optimize for AWS, Re-Factor to open source database platform on AWS
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
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.
Our Consultants work with enterprise customers locally, regionally and potentially domestically. As such, Consultants will be required to travel to client locations to sell and deliver professional services as needed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

12+ years of DBA experience in Oracle, SQL Server, or other commercial/open source database platforms
Experience with migrating mission critical database environments from one platform to another
Experience working with high availability, disaster recovery and server tuning strategies including parameters, resources, contention, etc.
Experience in Shell/Perl/ Scripting
Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


Experience with C-Level/Director level customers in IT/Business to craft their Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategies
Relevant Application/Database re-platforming experience (Commercial to Open Source Engines)
Knowledge of replication technologies such as Oracle Golden Gate, Amazon Database Migration Service, or similar
Experience with mission critical databases across multiple database platforms
Experience in Data Modelling, ETL/ELT workflow management desired & ability to write, tune SQL queries desired
Experience in writing procedural language artifacts: PL/SQL, T-SQL, PL/pgSQL, stored procedures
Experience in AWS Platforms and Service
Experience with Custom/COTS Applications and their implementation/maintenance is highly desired
Experience with TCP/IP Networking
Experience with MS Office (Excel)
Understanding and ability to participate in all phases of the SDLC including requirements gathering, business analysis, configuration management and quality control desired

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. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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Company Name: Amazon AWS
Website:https://amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1439193/principal-database-consultant
Company Description:
The AWS Professional Services team is responsible for assisting enterprise customers as they shift to a cloud-based operating model and incorporate our services into their overall architecture. We work hand-in-hand with customer teams and AWS partners to provide deep expertise in the architecture, design, development, and implementation of cloud computing initiatives that result in real business outcomes.

As part of the AWS Professional Services team, you'll leverage your knowledge of AWS technologies in collaboration with our sales and partner teams to propose, architect, and implement transformational solutions for customers. You'll build repeatable solutions that accelerate the adoption of our products. You'll experience opportunities to learn and grow with a variety of customers, partners, and technology challenges, all while working alongside a motivated and diverse team. AWS is an industry leader in cloud computing with 32.4% of the market share across the global.
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