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Cloud Data Architect

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About The Role:

This is an entrepreneurial Cloud Engineering position that evolves to the Cloud Engineering Lead. This position requires fanatic iterative improvement ability - architect a solution, code, research, understand customer needs, research more, rebuild and re-architect, you get the drift. We are seeking hard-core-geeks-turned-successful-techiee who are interested in seeing their work used by millions of users the world over.

This position will manage the day-to-day development aspects of multiple projects including analysis, scoping, planning, implementation. You will participate on the product leadership team to define the long term technology and architectural strategy demonstrating a deep knowledge of technologies that span a variety of domains including enterprise applications, cloud APIs and architecture, virtualization, networking, mobile applications and more.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, drive and define database design and development of real-time complex products.

  • Strive for excellence in customer experience, technology, methodology, and execution.

  • Define and own end-to-end Architecture from definition phase to go-live phase.

  • Define reusable components/frameworks, common schemas, standards to be used & tools to be used and help bootstrap the engineering team.

  • Performance tuning of application and database and code optimizations.

  • Define database strategy, database design & development standards and SDLC, database customization & extension patterns, database deployment and upgrade methods, database integration patterns, and data governance policies.

  • Architect and develop database schema, indexing strategies, views, and stored procedures for Cloud applications.

  • Assist in defining scope and sizing of work; analyze and derive NFRs, participate in proof of concept development. Contribute to innovation and continuous enhancement of the platform.

  • Define and implement strategy for data services to be used by Cloud and web-based applications.

  • Improve the performance, availability and scalability of the physical database, including database access layer, database calls and SQL statements.

  • Design robust cloud management implementations including orchestration and catalog capabilities.

  • Architect and design distributed data processing solutions using big data technologies - added advantage.

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing across multiple channels and become a trusted advisor to decision makers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willing to learn, re-learn, research, break, fix, build, re-build and deliver awesome code to solve real business/consumer needs

  • An open source enthusiast

  • Absolutely technology agnostic and believe that business processes define and dictate which technology to use

  • Ability to think on your feet, and follow-up with multiple stakeholders to get things done

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Superior project management and organizational skills

  • Logical thought process; ability to grasp customer requirements rapidly and translate the same into technical as well as layperson terms

  • Ability to anticipate potential problems, determine and implement solutions

  • Energetic, disciplined, with a results-oriented approach

  • Strong ethics and transparency in dealings with clients, vendors, colleagues and partners

  • Attitude of give me 5 sharp freshers and 6 months and I will rebuild the way people communicate over the internet

  • You are customer-centric, and feel strongly about building scalable, secure, quality software. You thrive and succeed in delivering high quality technology products in a growth environment where priorities shift fast. 

  • Hands on experience in Cloud Computing (AWS/GCP/Azure)

  • Solid knowledge of any one of the industry leading RDBMS like Oracle/SQL Server/DB2/MySQL etc

  • Expertise in providing data architecture solutions and recommendations that are technology neutral

  • Experience in Architecture consulting engagements is a plus.

  • Deep understanding of technical and functional designs for Databases, Data Warehousing, Reporting, and Data Mining areas

  • Bachelors in Engineering or Computer Science, Advanced degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer or Information Technology

  • Highly analytical aptitude and a strong ‘desire to deliver' outlives those fancy degrees! More so if you have been a techie from 12.

  • 4 - 8 years of experience in database development, tech architect and solutions architect

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