• Database Migration Specialist

    Location IN-TS-Hyderabad
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10-10-2018 14:43)
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    Project Ivory IN - Telangana
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  • Job Description

    Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon has a fast-paced environment where we “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History.”

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradition while leading the world in Cloud technologies. As a member of the AWS Professional Services team you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology assisting a global list of companies that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications.

    Database Migration Global Delivery (DMGD) team enables and supports global enterprises in their journey from on-premise database to AWS. You will collaborate with our customers and partners on key engagements and will develop and deliver proof-of-concept projects, technical workshops, feature comparisons, and execute migration projects.

    You will be based in Hyderabad and might have to travel globally to ensure customer success.

    · 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 and business teams to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements
    · As a leader of the team/project, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, databases, and services on the AWS platform
    · 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
    · Participate in architectural discussions and design exercises to create large scale solutions built on AWS and also be part of the development lifecycle.
    · Identity workarounds for specific issues and corner scenarios observed during migration
    · Automate solutions for repeatable problems
    · Develop test plan to demonstrate application/database readiness post migration
    · 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
    · Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS and AWS services
    · Conduct technical sessions for internal teams, partners and customers
    · Travel to customer locations when required to sell and deliver professional services.

    Basic Qualifications

    · 15 + years of experience in a technical position working for enterprise customers
    · 10+ years of experience in database development/migration using PL/pgSQL
    · 5 + years mentoring and leading a team
    · 5+ years hands-on experience on PostgreSQL
    · Experience with databases of 1-10TB in size across multiple database platforms (e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, etc.)
    · Proven expertise on architecture patterns and continuous improvement
    · Experience with heterogenous database migrations from one database engine to another
    · Experience in performance optimization techniques
    · Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent
    · AWS Solutions Architect Certified
    · High end Troubleshooting and Communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
    · 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
    · Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
    · Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
    · Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
    · Scripting language (bash, Perl, python)
    · Experience in Database Administration – backup/restore, replication, etc.
    · Experience in ETL workflow management
    · Experience in non-relational databases – DynamoDB, Mongo, etc.
    · Experience in MPP data warehouse solutions – Redshift, Greenplum, etc.
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