Professional Services Data Architect in Gurugram at Rackspace

Date Posted: 5/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary objectives:

  • Work with customers and the wider Rackspace organizations on re-thinking and re-designing IT Data landscapes using cloud-native technologies
  • Design and deliver innovative Proof of Concepts for customers
  • Provide guidance to customers on their Data journeys and establish a long-term trusted advisor role
  • Lead and deliver workshops, ideation and strategy sessions for customers working to solve their business use cases with innovative technology solutions
  • Evangelize the cloud-native paradigm through the delivery of blogs, customer presentations and public speaking engagements
  • Establish best-practices for the consultancy resulting in standardized engagement models and repeatable ways-of-working
  • Mentor and train other architects/Engineer within the wider Rackspace community on modern cloud-native Data Technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Highly technical and analytical, possessing 10 or more years of Datawarehouse and/or Analytics Systems development and deployment experience, IT systems and engineering experience, security and compliance experience, etc.
  • Possess significant experience of software development and/or IT and implementation/consulting experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations and virtual teams.
  • Ability to understand complex business requirements and render them as prototype systems with quick turnaround time.
  • Architecture and implementation experience in data ingestion and processing technologies (such as Kafka, Informatica, Data Factory, Alooma, Airflow, Data Quality and Metadata Management).
  • Experience with one or more public cloud Data Analytics suite of services including, real-time streaming services, data processing services, SQL query engines, ETL services and visualization services.
  • Required experience on one or more of AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Knowledge or hands-on experience with data visualization and/or data sciences.
  • Track record of implementing cloud data services in a variety of business environments such as large enterprises and start-ups.
  • BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Mathematics background preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience leading large-scale global database, data warehousing and analytics projects. 

  • Deep understanding of data architecture and application.
  • Hands on experience as a database, data warehouse, big data/analytics developer/administrator or data scientist.
  • Working knowledge of modern software development practices and technologies such as agile methodologies and DevOps.
  • Experience working with customers in consulting capacity is highly desired.
  • Technical degrees in computer science, software engineering, or mathematics
  • Cloud certifications such as AWS Solutions Architect, Developer, GCP Professional Data Engineer or Microsoft Data / AI certifications.

As part of your role, you will:

  • Deliver high-quality work to customers as part of consulting engagements that can be delivered through workshops, presentations or solutions architecture designs
  • Drive the engagements with customers from the architectural pillar, from design to delivery
  • Work in close collaboration with other architects, technical consultants and professional services teams within Rackspace and customer’s teams
  • Work with customers across multiple regions depending on customer locations.


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