Principal Cloud Architect

Location: Bellevue, Washington US

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Requisition Number: 207876

Position Title: Software Architect (VI)

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Teradata, the world's leading data analytics company is looking for an experienced Cloud Archite

Principal Cloud Architect 

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the cloud analytics company delivering Pervasive Data Intelligence, transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data. We leverage 100% of the relevant data, all of the time, so businesses can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter. This is called pervasive data intelligence, powered by the cloud. And it’s the answer to the complexity, cost and inadequacy of today’s approach to analytics. This position is part of the Vantage Cloud and Applications Team.  This team provides customers with Vantage as a Service increasing choice and flexibility in public cloud.

 

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Cloud Architect who has a strong desire to drive the architectural vision and build innovative cloud services in a startup like environment. This is your opportunity to be part of the team that’s working to influence the future of cloud-based analytics solutions and services. As part of our cloud organization, you’ll design, architect, code and own/manage various cloud services.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Be a technical leader for a group of highly talented and motivated engineers. 
  • Work with VPs, Senior leaders and Product Managers to define long term strategic plans and architectural roadmaps for the teams.
  • Lead the engineering teams to build low-friction APIs, highly responsive web UIs, intuitive CLIs and top-class customer experiences for the cloud services you own.
  • Able to dig deep and get hands-on on the architecture, design, api development and other coding aspects.
  • Interact with customers and partners to understand their problem space and articulate the functionalities/features of the cloud services.
  • Set goals and provide technical guidance and to Engineering Managers, product leaders and senior engineers.  
  • Able to work across various groups and come with win-win strategies to deliver results.
  • Communicate effectively with other engineering teams, QA, PMs and senior leadership team.
  • Evaluate new technologies, open source libraries, cloud native services, etc. to and define strategic investments and partnerships.
  • Deep passion for quality and customer focus

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Requires a minimum of 15 years of related experience with a university degree; or 12 years and an advanced degree; or a PhD with 8 years’ experience; or equivalent experience. Degree in Computer Science required.   
  • 5+ years of architecture/design/technical lead experience.
  • Related experience is defined as expertise with Platforms like AWS, zure and GCP.
  • Subject matter expert with building and managing a service in the public cloud like AWS, Azure and/or GCP and designed cloud service & distributed system applications.
  • Experience in multiple roles such as distributed systems, front end, database systems and full stack.
  • Expert in automation & building/rest APIs such as Python, Node.JS, Typescript and GoLang.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Devops including CI/CD, Monitoring, Provisioning and Deployment, On-Call. This includes Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, CFT, ARM Templates and Terraform.
  • Proven capability with quality frameworks and enablement of automation of quality testing such as Selinium, Jasmine, SonarCube, Qtest, TDD and Robot Fx.
  • Expert with threat models, security compliance such as Blackduck, Coverity, Nessus, Centrify, NxLog and AlertLogic.
  • Expert working in Agile/SAFe project management methodologies and environments.
  • Proficiency with serverless computing such as Lambda, Azure functions and computing engines.
  • Expert with Networks like VPN, VPC, privatelink and protocols.
  • Foundational understanding of quality automation and automating test cases.
  • Some familiarity with Teradata database including SQL is an asset.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Excellent cross boundary collaboration skills. 

 Position can be based in Bellevue, WA; Austin, TX; or Raleigh, NC

ct who has a strong desire to drive the architectural vision and build innovative cloud services in a startup like environment. This is your opportunity to be part of the team that’s working to influence the future of cloud-based analytics solutions and services. As part of our cloud organization, you’ll design, architect, code and own/manage various cloud services.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a technical leader for a group of highly talented and motivated engineers. 
  • Work with VPs, Senior leaders and Product Managers to define long term strategic plans and architectural roadmaps for the teams.
  • Set goals and provide technical guidance and to Engineering Managers, product leaders and senior engineers.  
  • Able to work across various groups and come with win-win strategies to deliver results.
  • Lead the engineering teams to build low-friction APIs, highly-responsive web UIs, intuitive CLIs and top class customer experiences for the cloud services you own.
  • Able to dig deep and get hands-on on the architecture, design, api development and other coding aspects.
  • Communicate effectively with other engineering teams, QA, PMs and senior leadership team.
  • Interact with customers and partners to understand their problem space and articulate the functionalities/features of the cloud services.
  • Evaluate new technologies, open source libraries, cloud native services, etc to and define strategic investments and partnerships.

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Business or related fields (Bachelors with adequate experience is acceptable).
  • 10+ years of hands-on software development experience.
  • 5+ years of architecture/design/technical lead experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of working on multiple cloud platforms (AWS, Azure & GCP) and architecting a service that operates on multiple cloud platforms.
  • Strong understanding of software and service development life cycles.
  • Experience in multiple roles such as distributed systems, front end, database systems and full stack.
  • Knowledge of modern web frameworks and tools (such as Angular, React, Backbone, Sass, Webpack, Polymer, Closure, etc.)
  • Demonstrable experience in at least one modern general-purpose programming language (like Java, C++, Node.js, Typescript, Go and Python)
  • Good understanding of business model, revenues and operating margins is desired.
  • Experience working with automated deployments and source code/configuration management tools (such as GitHub, AWS CloudFormation, Azure Templates, Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Vagrant, Terraform, and similar)
  • Deep passion for quality and customer focus.
  • Strong understanding of services and devops principles.

 

What’s in it for you?

This job is an excellent opportunity to join a global, multi-billion dollar per year leader in data and analytics, working with the top companies in their industries. You will work at our beautiful Bellevue, Washington campus, in one of the best places to live in America. Teradata offers excellent compensation and benefits that include unlimited PTO, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, medical and dental insurances, and much more. Apply now to take the best next step in your career.

 

Location:

Position could be based in the following R&D office locations: Bellevue, WA; San Diego, CA; Santa Clara, CA; Austin, TX; or Raleigh, NC

 

 

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City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Community / Marketing Title: Principal Cloud Architect

Job Category: Engineering

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Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

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