Cloud Database Architect

All, VA

Cloud Database Architect

Category: Database Administration

Main location: United States, Virginia, ALL

Position ID: J0323-2139

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Cloud Database Architect is responsible for delivering data in the cloud for our government clients, including developing, migrating, and delivering solutions to meet demand in areas such as cloud databases (i.e., AWS RDS), AI/ML, advanced analytics, open source technology, enterprise collaboration, microservices, serverless, etc. The Cloud Database Architect may also be responsible for migrating databases from on-prem to cloud and designing analytical solutions to enable client decision-making.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsibilities include evangelizing data on cloud solutions with customers, leading Business and IT stakeholders through designing a robust, secure and optimized Databases

• Design and implement Database on AWS and ability to be hands-on delivering the target solution.

  • Valid certification Data Analytics – Specialty or willing to obtain prior to award

• Experience in migrating the on-prem database (oracle) to PostgreSQL in cloud

• Experience in Designing AWS Redshift for data warehouse solution

• Experience in using AWS Data tools such as Glue, lake formation, RDS etc.

• This role will work with customers and leading internal data engineers in delivering data solutions on cloud. Using Amazon AWS public cloud technologies,

• Implement state of the art, scalable, high performance Data On Cloud solutions that meet the need of today's corporate and emerging digital application

• Achieves organizational goals by defining, integrating, and upgrading a comprehensive architecture to support applications, platforms, and databases

• Maintains database by determining structural requirements, and developing and installing solutions.

• Ensures adherence to government regulations and guidelines for technological systems and safeguarding of data

• Trouble shoots and finds solutions for systems issues that affect data storage as they arise.

• Determines data platform architecture, technology, and tools.

• Confirms architecture capability and flexibility to support high availability web applications by developing analytical models and completing validation tests.

• Communicates technology needs and strategy to fellow members of executive team.

Proven ability to work independently, and as a team member

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• MUST have a valid AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty

  • 3-5 years experience PostgreSQL

The contractor shall identify a Business Intelligence Analyst by name who focuses on designing, implementing, and managing ASSIST’s data architecture ensuring the availability, integrity, sharing, and security of data assets.

It is required that the Business Intelligence Analyst has the following qualifications:

a. Active Data Architect certification (AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty preferable).

b. A minimum of ten years of experience in data strategy, planning and implementation of data architecture, data modeling and design, data integration, data security, data sharing, data visualization, data quality and governance of diverse data types.

c. Experience using AI/ML for data-driven decision making.

It is desired that the Data Architect has the following qualifications:

a. Experience with Cloud native data services including, but not limited to, AWS Redshift, AWS S3, AWS EMR, Tableau, Alation, and Pentaho.

b. Experience implementing solutions using Star/Snowflake schemas Data Warehousing, Data Lake, and Data Mesh technologies.

c. Experience translating business requirements into technical specifications, including data access patterns, data streams, integrations, transformations, databases, and data warehouses.

d. Experience in developing proof of concepts and work with limited direction.

e. Understanding of predictive modeling and machine learning to measure and improve end user experience.

Preferred Skills:

• Proven ability to build, manage, and foster a team-oriented environment

• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Excellent leadership and management skills

• Strong DevOps skills

• Ability to solve problems related to complex business processes

• Proven ability to develop and maintain system documentation

• Ability to work independently with minimal direction

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Due to the nature of the government contracts this position requires US Citizenship or Green Card Holder.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $148,700-185,100.




  • Amazon Relational Database Svc

  • Big Data & Analytics Operation

  • Data Architecture

  • Data Migration

  • Database Administration

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When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

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