Amazon Warehouse Jobs In Houston

Sr. Data Architect

Job Details

Hiring Organization Amazon
Post Name Sr. Data Architect
Remote No
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 45 To USD 50 Per Hour
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77001


Are you a Data Analytics specialist? Do you have Data Warehousing, and Hadoop/Data Lake experience? Do you like to solve the most complex and high-scale (billions + records) data challenges in the world today?

Do you like to work on-site in a variety of business environments, leading teams through high-impact projects that use the newest data analytic technologies? Would you like a career path that enables you to progress with the rapid adoption of cloud computing?

This role will specifically focus on large-scale data warehousing and data warehouse modernization. The role is to help our customers and partners to eliminate technical and economic constraints from their legacy data warehouses and help them to leverage their data to develop business insights.

Our consultants will develop, deliver and implement data warehouse projects that help our customers help our customers leverage their data to develop business insights. These professional services engagements will focus on customer solutions such as data warehousing, business intelligence, and advanced analytics.

This is a customer-facing role. You will be required to travel to client locations and deliver professional services when needed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Expertise – Collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training, and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Redshift, Database Migration Service, Glue, S3, and Schema Conversion Tool.
  • Solution – Deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer requirements, contributing to internal Area of Depth (AoD) programs, authoring AWS Data Analytics best practice blogs/whitepapers,s and creating packaged data service offerings.
  • Delivery – Engagements include short on-site projects to assess and optimize customers’ Amazon Redshift implementations and help customers to migrate from their existing on-premises data warehouses using other databases to Amazon Redshift.
  • Innovate – Engaging with the customer’s business and technology stakeholders to create a compelling vision of a data-driven enterprise in their environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field or equivalent professional or military experience or Master’s or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, or Math
  • 8+ years of experience in IT platform implementation in a technical role
  • 8+ years of development and/or DBA experience in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in implementation and performance tuning MPP databases (Teradata, Vertica, Netezza, Greenplum)
  • Experience with prioritization of projects that mitigate trade-offs
  • Experience in analyzing Data Warehouses such as Teradata, Netezza, Oracle, etc. or Greenplum, etc.
  • Experience designing database environments, analyzing production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance


  • Ability to evaluate and plan migrations to Amazon Redshift
  • One of the AWS Associate level certifications or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in leading large-scale full-cycle MPP enterprise data warehousing (EDW) projects
  • Extensive hands-on experience in data warehousing design, tuning, and ETL/ELT process development
  • Excellent SQL and strong hands-on scripting (bash, Perl, or python) ability
  • Experience implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, and enterprise environments
  • Understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP databases, Data Warehouse design, BI reporting, Dashboard development, and NoSQL storage

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or another legally protected status.

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