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Rackspace US, Inc. Big Data Architect in Denver, Colorado

As a full spectrum AWS integrator, we assist hundreds of companies torealize the value, efficiency, and productivity of the cloud. We takecustomers on their journey to enable, operate, and innovate using cloudtechnologies - from migration strategy to operational excellence and immersivetransformation.If you like a challenge, you'll love it here, because we're solvingcomplex business problems every day, building and promoting great technologysolutions that impact our customers' success. The best part is, we'recommitted to you and your growth, both professionally and personally.OverviewAs a Big Data Architect, you are passionate about data and technologysolutions, are driven to learn about them and keep up with market evolution.You will play an active role in delivering modern data solutions for clientsincluding data ingestion/data pipeline design and implementation, datawarehouse and data lake architectures, cognitive computing and cloudservices. You are enthusiastic about all things data, have strongproblem-solving and analytical skills, are tech savvy and have a solidunderstanding of software development.If you get a thrill working with cutting-edge technology and love to helpsolve customers' problems, we'd love to hear from you. It's time torethink the possible. Are you ready?What you'll be doing:Lead, define and implement end-to-end modern data platforms in support ofanalytics and AI use casesCollaborate with enterprise architects, data architects, ETL developersand engineers, data scientists, and information designers to leadidentification and definition of required data structures, formats,pipelines, metadata, and workload orchestration capabilitiesAddress aspects such as data privacy and security, data ingestion andprocessing, data storage and compute, analytical and operationalconsumption, data modeling, data virtualization, self-service datapreparation and analytics, AI enablement, and API integrationsBe the technical liaison between customers and engineering teamsDirectly collaborate with the sales team to formulate and execute a salesstrategy to facilitate the adoption of AWS and big data technologies and helpbuild offeringsBe an AWS evangelist by educating a variety of customers on the value of AWSand AWS's Data servicesTraveling up to 50% of the time Qualifications and Experience:5+ years experience leading engagements from design to implementation ofcreative data solutions leveraging the latest in Big Data frameworks,supporting on-premise, cloud (Ideally AWS) and hybrid architectures toenable use cases in analytics and AI5+ years experience architecting solutions for optimal extraction,transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of traditional andnon-traditional sources such as structured, unstructured, andsemi-structured using SQL, NoSQL and data pipelines for real-time,streaming, batch and on-demand workloads3+ years experience with analytics/data management strategy formulation,architectural blueprinting, business case development and effort estimationof disruptor based analytics3+ years working in the cloud or multi-server complex environments.Experience with AWS a requirement.Ability to simplify complex technical concepts into an easy-to-understandnon-technical language in order to facilitate, communicate and interact withexecutives and business stakeholdersExperience with Agile development methods in data-oriented projects Strongcandidates will also have some of the following capabilities:Strong SQL, Database, Data Modeling, Data Warehousing and Development skillsStrong programming / scripting experience using various languages such asJava, .NET, Python, Scala, Javascript, etc.Experience in Cloud Big Data and Analytics Services on the cloud (AWSpreferred ie. S3, Redshift, Athena, EMR, Glue, Quicksigh,, etc.)Experience with Dashboarding and Reporting Tools used in the Industry(Tableau, Qlik, etc.)Experience with industry ETL tools (Informatica, Talend, SSIS, etc.)Have strong people management skil

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