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Amazon Employment – Senior Database Consultant

Amazon

Job 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with AWS Platform Service Engineering and Architecture teams to help ensure the success of project consulting engagements with customer
  • Develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems
  • Consult for optimal design of database environments, analyzing complex distributed production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance
  • 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 directly with customers’ technical resources to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with C-Level/Director level customers in IT/Business to craft their Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategies
  • 8+ years of DBA experience in Oracle, SQL Server, or other commercial/open source database platforms
  • Relevant Application/Database replatforming experience (Commercial to Open Source Engines)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with high availability, disaster recovery and server tuning strategies including parameters, resources, contention, etc.
  • Experience with migrating mission critical database environments from one platform to another
  • Knowledge of replication technologies such as Oracle GoldenGate, Amazon Database Migration Service, or similar
  • Experience with mission critical databases across multiple database platforms
  • Experience in Shell/Perl/ Scripting

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Fresno, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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