Senior DB Migration Consultant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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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 optimize the IT Platforms & 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? Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help organizations understand and use cloud computing web services to do big new things faster, at lower cost?

You will collaborate with our customers and partners on key engagements and will develop and deliver proof-of-concept projects, 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 will focus on customer solutions such as high volume mission critical 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.

You will:
Employ customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer's environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, standard methodologies, project management and risk mitigation
Work closely with AWS Platform Service Engineering and Architecture teams to help ensure the success of project consulting engagements with customer
Work directly with customers' technical resources to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements
Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
Analyze on-premises database environments such as Oracle, SQL*Server, or other Commercial DB Engines to Open Source Engines like Aurora-PostgreSQL/MySQL or RedShift, DynamoDB.
Consult for optimal design of database environments, analyzing complex distributed production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance
Develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems

Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.


Basic qualifications
8+ years of experience in Oracle or SQL*Server
Experience in Open Source Database Technology Platforms such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
Experience with C-Level/Director level customers in IT/Business to craft their Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategies
Ability to lead client specific strategic engagements involving customer/partner teams
Experience with migrating mission critical database environments from one platform to another
Experience working with high availability, disaster recovery and server tuning strategies including parameters, resources, contention, etc.
Experience in writing complex procedural language artifacts: PL/SQL ,TSQL PL/PgSQL, stored procedures
Experience in Shell/Perl/Python Scripting
Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent experience

-Ability to travel up to 80% of the time to customer sites


Preferred qualifications
Relevant Application/Database replatforming experience (Commercial to Open Source Engines)
Experience in AWS Platforms and Service
Experience with Custom/COTS Applications and their implementation/maintenance is highly desired
Experience with TCP/IP Networking a plus
Experience with mission critical databases across multiple database platforms (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Netezza, Teradata, Vertica, etc.) desired
Experience in Data Modelling, ETL/ELT workflow management desired & ability to write, tune SQL queries desired
Understanding and ability to participate in all phases of the SDLC including requirements gathering, business analysis, configuration management and quality control desired

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation/ Age
Associated topics: business, business analysis, business systems, business systems analyst, consult, consultant, crm, market, sap, senior consultant

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