Technical Consultant

Greenplum - Chicago Area

Posted 755 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Other
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Software
  • Job ID
    3319093

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Job description

Duties

Supports the installation, customization, and integration of the Greenplum solution. Works with customer to identify and document source data.  Uses tools or develops procedures/scripts to migrate and load data from source to Greenplum environment.  Serves as local Greenplum subject matter expert while on-site with customer. Prepares technical architectural and implementation design documents and works with the project management to deliver services that meet the customer’s documented needs.

 

Responsibilities/Skills

Migrate data from source systems to Greenplum environment utilizing appropriate ELT/ETL tools or developing scripts, procedures or functions to perform the tasks

  • Advises on tactical performance and tuning
  • Troubleshoots application problems
  • Provides engineering team leadership
  • Develops strategies, policies and best practices for the customer.
  • Prepares technical architectural and implementation design documents and works with the project management to development
  • Performs tasks with a high degree of integrity, accuracy and professionalism

Desired Skills and Experience

Skill Requirements

 

  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Consultative skills and experience
  • DW/BI project execution knowledge
  • Deep technical knowledge of Greenplum and related technologies such as Postgres or experience with other MPP platforms
  • Extensive experience with multiple operating systems, Linux/Unix in particular
  • Extensive knowledge of BI/DW architectures and experience implementing data warehouses
  • Experience working in Professional Services / Consulting on high impact, data oriented projects with smaller project teams
  • Proven client relationship skills
  • Experience optimizing/tuning DB Performance with a variety of RDBMS
  • Structured design, coding, and testing experience
  • Advanced SQL, ETL/ELT and/or reporting experience with BI Reporting tools such as Cognos, Business Objects, Cognos, SAS
  • Familiarity with scripting languages: shell, Perl/Python/C
  • BI Reporting Tools
  • VMware or Virtualization technology experience
  • Behavioral competencies:
    • Positive, winning attitude
    • Excellent track record of customer responsiveness
    • Presents themselves well in customer settings
    • Operates with a sense of urgency
    • Upholds honesty and integrity

 

Education/Experience Level

 

  • BS in a technical discipline (or a BA followed by at least 6 years of technical experience)
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in Consulting – must have presales experience
  • Willingness to travel

About this company

Greenplum

Greenplum, a division of EMC, is driving the future of Big Data analytics with breakthrough products that harness the skills of data science teams to help global organizations realize the full promise of business agility and become data-driven, predictive enterprises. The division's products include Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform (UAP), Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA), Greenplum Analytics Lab, Greenplum Database, Greenplum HD and Greenplum Chorus. They embody the power of open systems, cloud computing, virtualization and social collaboration— enabling global organizations to gain greater insight and value from their data than ever before possible. Greenplum was acquired by EMC in July 2010, becoming the foundation of the Big Data Division. Greenplum is led by pioneers in database systems, data warehousing, hadoop and Internet performance acceleration. With technical and business leaders from large-scale computing companies like Amazon and Yahoo!, and database companies including Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, and Vertica, Greenplum is tapping the best minds in the business of big data analytics.

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