​Greenplum Architect

Location: Bentonville, AR
Date Posted: 08-01-2013

Greenplum Architect
Bentonville, AR
6 Months 
Architect takes the lead in process design/redesign, solution architecture design, infrastructure design and planning, system upgrades and migrations, acceptance testing, and maintenance strategy development. This role may engage independently with the client to provide architectural advice and oversight, or may participate on the project team as a senior technical lead.
·         Designs solutions
·         Advises on tactical performance and tuning
·         Assists in sales process
·         Troubleshoots application problems
·         Provides engineering team leadership
·         Provides support for the Engagement manager during the sales cycle
·         Develops strategies, policies and best practices for the customer.
·         Designs the solution and supports the installation, customization, and integration of the solution. Prepares technical architectural and implementation design documents and works with the project management to development
Additional Requirements for UAP Architect:
·         Knowledge of Hadoop HDFS and architecture
·         Pre-sales and/or post-sales experience on consultative, solution-based technology
·         Experience engaging with executive stakeholders on strategic projects
·         Deep understanding of competitive solutions (Netezza, Teradata, Cloudera, etc.)
Skill Requirements
·         Excellent written and oral communications
·         Consultative skills and experience
·         DW/BI project architecture and execution knowledge
·         Deep technical knowledge of Greenplum and related technologies such as Postgres or experience with other MPP platforms
·         Extensive experience with multiple operating systems, Linux/Unix in particular
·         Extensive knowledge of BI/DW architectures and experience implementing data warehouses
·         Experience working in Professional Services / Consulting on high impact, data oriented projects with smaller project teams
·         Proven client relationship skills
·         Experience optimizing/tuning DB Performance with a variety of RDBMS
·         Experience in designing and deploying enterprise datawarehouse solutions; familiarity with data modeling approaches such as ERD and concepts behind relational, normalized and star schema database architectures.
·         Structured design, coding, and testing experience
·         Advanced SQL, ETL/ELT and/or reporting experience with BI Reporting tools such as Cognos, Business Objects, Cognos, SAS
·         Familiarity with scripting languages: shell, Perl/Python/C
·         BI Reporting Tools
·         VMware or Virtualization technology experience
·         Behavioral competencies:
·         Positive, winning attitude
·         Excellent track record of customer responsiveness
·         Presents themselves well in customer settings
·         Operates with a sense of urgency
·         Upholds honesty and integrity
Education/Experience Level
·         BS in a technical discipline (or a BA followed by at least 10 years of technical experience)
·         Minimum of 8 years of experience in Consulting
·         Willingness to travel, at times up to 5 days per week (although all engagements are not out of town)

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