• Senior Database Migration Consultant

    Location AU-NSW-Sydney
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services Australia Pty Ltd
  • Job Description

    Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help businesses use cloud computing to do big, new things faster, at lower cost?
    Are you an experienced Oracle/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 optimise IT Platforms and 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?

    As a Senior Database Migration Consultant in our professional services team, you will collaborate with our customers and partners on key engagements, develop and deliver proof-of-concept projects and technical workshops, and support implementation projects in order to migrate Applications from Oracle/SQL*Server databases to Aurora-PostgreSQL/MySQL or other Open Source platforms.

    Our professional services engagements focus on customer solutions such as high volume 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. Our Professional services consultants provide:
    • Expertise – Effectively enable partners and customers on leveraging AWS platform services to meet their business needs. Ability to blend existing SME knowledge on relational and NoSQL technologies with new emerging technologies is essential. Provide expertise on core AWS AWS platform services, such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), etc.

    • Solutions - Define and deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in on-site visits with prospective customers, understanding customer requirements, and proposing and delivering packaged offerings, and delivering custom solution engagements.

    • Delivery - Engagements include short on-site projects proving the use of AWS services to support new distributed computing solutions that often span on-premises and public cloud services. Engagements will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using AWS cloud services.

    • Collaborate - Work with AWS field business development, marketing, training, support teams and AWS engineering teams to convey partner and customer needs and feedback as input to technology roadmaps. Share real world implementation challenges and recommend new capabilities that would simplify adoption and drive greater value from use of AWS cloud services.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Previous customer-facing consulting experience allowing you to represent AWS within the customer’s environment
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
    • Demonstrated ability to lead discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
    • Highly technical and analytical, possessing 7 or more years of IT implementation experience of commercial and open-source database services, both relational and NoSQL
    • Multiple project experiences using at least 2-3 of the following: Oracle, Microsoft, MySQL, PostgreSQL technologies
    • Experience deploying NoSQL database technologies such as Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, Neo4J, Amazon DynamoDB etc.
    • General core infrastructure services knowledge around compute, storage and networking
    • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, PCI, HIPPA etc.)
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations
    • BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background preferred

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience managing databases on the AWS platform
    • Experience with enterprise software technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP, etc.
    • Experience with data warehouses of 1-10TB in size across multiple database platforms (e.g. Netezza, Teradata, Vertica, etc.)
    • Experience with Big Data technologies
    • Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale
    • Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies is desirable
    • Masters degree in Computer Science
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