Solution Architect – Cloud Migration

at Teradata
Published August 5, 2022
Location San Diego, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

Solution Architect Cloud Migration

The Cloud Migration Architect will perform in the roles of Architect and Technical Lead responsible Teradata Cloud services. Critical amongst these will be leading Cloud Architecture and Migration Planning, as well as continuing in an advisory role during the migration implementation on all cloud-related matters. This individual must have the skills necessary to not only architect the Teradata Vantage platform in the cloud, but just as important, understand and guide the customer through the various options and considerations necessary to ensure Vantage is optimally implemented within the broader cloud analytic ecosystem. In addition to the customer, the individual must also be able to partner with Teradata consultants and account teams, as well as Consulting Partners through the cloud migration solutioning process. They should excel at working in a services implementation environment, providing leadership, mentoring, and responsibility for the technical delivery as described in the services Statement of Work (SOW). In addition, they may be expected to create and maintain technical solution documentation, perform occasional project management duties, and regularly interact with senior management within Teradata and the customer.

Technical Skills:

  • Significant exposure to most of Teradatas product offerings including Vantage-as-a-Service, QueryGrid, Data Mover, TTU, and the Teradata Applications suite

  • Broad understanding of the surrounding 1 st and 3 rd party cloud ecosystem, including those used for Data Integration, Business Intelligence, and Advanced Analytics

  • Implementation experience with at least two of the 3 primary Cloud Service Providers; AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

  • Knowledgeable of the various cloud deployment approaches including public, private, managed, and hybrid cloud variants

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in Data Warehousing, Big Data, Data Integration, and Analytics

  • At least 5 years of experience with the Teradata Platform leading complex implementation project

  • Expertise in Ecosystem, Solution, and Data Architecture disciplines

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize telemetry data from Vantage and the Cloud Service Providers to investigate and determine root cause of complex platform issues across the cloud deployment stack

  • Strong acumen for translating solution design into a viable and efficient implementation plan which delivers a successful outcome

  • Proficiency with Linux & shell scripting

  • Strong SQL programming and tuning skills

  • Delivery leadership experience including a blended on-site/off-shore engagement model

  • Domain architecture experience including network, disaster recovery, and high availability with knowledge of data integration, virtualization, management, consumption, and sharing sub-systems

Consultative Skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills required to influence technical, business, and executive audiences

  • Proficiency for leading customer presentations, group meetings, and technical deep dive sessions

  • Ability to create content for both sales and technical purposes

  • Proactive and results oriented; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure

  • Flexible, hardworking, and self-motivated, with a positive attitude and the initiative to take on difficult challenges

  • Excels in a dynamic and collaborative team environment

  • Ability to elicit functional and non-functional requirements as needed to scope solution opportunities combining hardware, software, and services components

Education and Certification:

  • S. / M.S. in Computer Sciences, I.T., Engineering, or equivalent required

  • AWS Certified Solution Architect and/or alternate Cloud Service Provider equivalent required

  • Teradata Masters certification desired

Additional Plus Qualifications :

  • Agile and DevOps experience and certification

  • Big Data certification


  • Flexibility in terms of work location and hours

  • Must be willing to travel occasionally up to 50%

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