DXC Technology Vertica Solutions Architect in El Paso, Texas

Job Description:

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit www.dxc.technology .

The primary role of the Solution Architect is to lead the strategy and implementation for the end-to-end solution by taking into consideration the client’s business case, objectives, requirements, and constraints, utilizing the DXC and customer’s technology value systems as the foundation for solution development. The technical domain of the Solution Architect includes all technical aspects of the solutions including data integration, data architecture, information delivery and analytics, infrastructure, testing, technical standards, best practices, tools and technologies, security, and technical oversight of architecture, design, development, capacity planning, performance tuning, and technical administration. The successful candidate would be expected to be multi-disciplined (have breadth), and depth in information strategies, solution alternatives and technical strategies.

Must have a thorough understanding of Data Warehousing and Big Data architectures and concepts. Must have used a variety of Databases and other data sources and targets, including at least one Massively Parallel environment (examples: Teradata, Vertica, Netezza). Experience in Vertica, Hadoop and NoSQL databases is an advantage. Must be proficient in scripting languages, including at least one of (Shell scripting, Perl, Python). Must be proficient in data modeling techniques. Must demonstrate the desire and ability to learn new skills and techniques. Must demonstrate the ability to understand working with data at large scale. Must demonstrate experience in at least one development methodology applicable to Business Intelligence space. Must demonstrate understanding of all the domains of expertise listed in first paragraph.

Experience in Analytix Mapping Manager is beneficial.

Need demonstrated ability of effective verbal and written communication for internal (project team, peers) communications as well as client-facing communications.

Experience and Education:

Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent experience

Full understanding of Vertica’s architecture – prefer 5 years of experience

Provide Vertica Architecture Consulting to Customer in support of solution design activities.

Participates as a member of development teams as Vertica Admin

Develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems.

Consult with Customer to troubleshoot error conditions and migrate load processes from legacy system (like Teradata) to Vertica.

Consult with Customer in optimal design of database projections.

Knowledge of Vertica's analytical capabilities and ability to perform analytics using built-in functions

Vertica Certification from Vertica - preferred

Knowledge or experience in DBA or application DBA activities

At least 1 year experience in managing a Vertica cluster

Experience in Vertica’s optimization techniques such as projections and partitioning

Able to write, tune SQL queries.

Understand column store databases.

Unix/Linux skills (including scripting) and C+ Understands high availability concepts

Understands server tuning concepts (parameters, resources, contention, etc)

Backup / restore/ Disaster Recovery experience/knowledge

Hardware knowledge (including network, disk subsystems, etc.)

Experienced with data warehousing concepts and techniques including extensive knowledge and use of star/snowflake schema

Proven ability in managing databases of 1-10TB in size (Vertica, Greenplum, Netezza, AsterData, Paracel, Exadata)

Understanding of OLTP vs OLAP data administration needs

Good Knowledge and expertise with ODBC/JDBC data connectivity

Experience in ETL/ELT workflow management

QA/Testing process experience

Understanding and ability to participate in all phases of the SDLC including requirements gathering, business analysis, configuration management and quality control

Preferred Additional Experience

Experience with Hadoop a plus

Experience integrating with enterprise BI platforms such as Spotfire, Tableau, QlikView, MicroStrategy, Business Objects, Cognos, DataStage, etc.

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities