Big Data Architect

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As a recognized leader in disciplined agile and lean software development practices, Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. Our cloud-native platform and suite of data tools drive software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands, helping enterprises move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. We optimize for change and teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions, and are committed to open source and open standards.

Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our 2,000+ employees across offices worldwide subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project, and are guided by a purposeful mission—to transform how the world builds software.

You

As a Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for implementing a wide range of products, technologies, and solutions for our clients.  These range from Application Development to Cloud-based Deployment and Big/Fast Data Systems Implementations.  We are looking strong candidates that possess a combination of broad knowledge of the types of technologies provided by Pivotal and the ability to go deep/hands-on to implement them for our clients.

Us

Pivotal Data tackles the technical challenges that come with massively parallel distributed systems operating on petabytes of data across thousands of nodes. We delve into areas like query optimization, high-performance in-memory transaction and query processing, parallel and distributed execution of advanced data processing algorithms, resource management, and storage. On this team, you'll be working on hard, worthwhile problems with a collaborative team, accelerating your growth as an engineer.

Your Day

The Senior Consultant takes the lead in process design/redesign, solution design, application design and planning, system upgrades and migrations, acceptance testing, performance and scale testing and development. This role may engage independently with the client to provide technical advice and oversight or may participate on the project team as a senior technical lead.

Responsibilities

  • Designs the solution and supports the installation, customization, and integration of the solution. Prepares technical design and implementation design documents and works with the project management to ensure all project requirements are met. Advises on tactical performance and tuning of the Pivotal technologies
  • Assists in sales process
  • Troubleshoots application problems
  • Provides project team leadership
  • Develops and documents strategies, policies and best practices for the customer.

Required Skills

  • Hands on experience in implementing large and fast data platforms.
  • Ability to deliver onsite proof of concepts for distributed databases and datagrids.
  • Thorough understanding of big data, EDW and in-memory data grids like geode/gemfire, times Ten, Teradata, Greenplum etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Proven consultative and client relationships skills and experience
  • Extensive experience with multiple operating systems, Linux/Unix in particular
  • Extensive knowledge of BI/DW solutions and execution experience implementing data warehouses
  • Extensive experience developing enterprise applications using Java and Spring
  • Experience working in Professional Services / Consulting on high impact, data oriented projects with smaller, independent project teams
  • Experience optimizing/tuning DB Performance with a variety of RDBMS
  • Experience in designing and deploying enterprise data warehouse solutions; familiarity with data modeling approaches such as ERD and concepts behind relational, normalized and star schema database architectures.
  • ETL/ELT experience with ETL tools such as Informatica, Datastage, etc.  Familiarity with scripting languages: shell, Perl/Python/C
  • Behavioral competencies:
    • Positive, winning attitude
    • Passion for continual learning
    • Excellent track record of customer responsiveness
    • Presents themselves well in customer settings
    • Operates with a sense of urgency
    • Upholds honesty and integrity

Preferred Skills

  • Deep technical knowledge of distributed databases and datagrids and related technologies such as Greenplum, Teradata, Gemfire or experience with other MPP platforms
  • Experience with BI Reporting and Analytical Tools such as Cognos, Tableau, Business Objects, SAS etc.
  • VMware or Virtualization technology experience
  • Structured design, coding, and testing experience

Education/Experience Level

  • BSc/BTech in a technical discipline (or a BA followed by at least 10 years of technical experience)
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Consulting
  • 50% Travel within your assigned territory is required.

Pivotal offers a competitive compensation/benefits package as well as pre-IPO equity in our company.

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