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Solutions Architect - Migrations Services

Company: Snowflake Computing
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake's founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn't stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow. ABOUT SNOWFLAKESnowflake is growing fast and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We're passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture! We're also looking for people with a growth mindset and the pragmatic insight to solve for today while building for the future. And as a Snowflake employee, you will be accountable for supporting and enabling diversity and belonging.Snowflake started with a clear vision: make modern data warehousing effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Because traditional on-premises and cloud solutions struggle with this, Snowflake developed an innovative product with a new built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions.The person we're looking for shares our passion about reinventing the data platform and thrives in the dynamic environment. That means having the flexibility and willingness to jump in and get done what needs to be done to make Snowflake and our customers successful. It means keeping up to date on the ever-evolving technologies for data and analytics in order to be an authoritative resource for Snowflake, System Integrators and customers. And it means working collaboratively with a broad range of people both inside and outside the company.AS A SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT AT SNOWFLAKE, YOU WILL:Be a technical expert on all aspects of SnowflakeGuide customers through the process of migrating to Snowflake and develop methodologies to improve the migration processDeploy Snowflake following best practices, including ensuring knowledge transfer so that customers are properly enabled and are able to extend the capabilities of Snowflake on their ownWork hands-on with customers to demonstrate and communicate implementation best practices on Snowflake technologyMaintain deep understanding of competitive and complementary technologies and vendors and how to position Snowflake in relation to themWork with System Integrator consultants at a deep technical level to successfully position and deploy Snowflake in customer environmentsProvide guidance on how to resolve customer-specific technical challengesSupport other members of the Professional Services team develop their expertiseCollaborate with Product Management, Engineering, and Marketing to continuously improve Snowflake's products and marketing.OUR IDEAL SOLUTION ARCHITECT WILL HAVE:Minimum 10 years of experience working with customers in a pre-sales or post-sales technical roleExperience migrating from one data platform to another and holistically addressing the unique challenges of migrating to a new platformUniversity degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related fields, or equivalent experienceOutstanding skills presenting to both technical and executive audiences, whether impromptu on a whiteboard or using presentations and demosUnderstanding of complete data analytics stack and workflow, from ETL to data platform design to BI and analytics toolsStrong skills in databases, data warehouses, and data processingExtensive hands-on expertise with SQL and SQL analyticsExperience and track record of success selling data and/or analytics software to enterprise customers; includes proven skills identifying key stakeholders, winning value propositions, and compelling eventsExtensive knowledge of and experience with large-scale database technology (e.g. Netezza, Exadata, Teradata, Greenplum, etc.)Software development experience with C/C++ or Java. Scripting experience with Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash.Ability and flexibility to travel to work with customers on-site 75% of the timeBONUS POINTS FOR HAVING:Experience with non-relational platforms and tools for large-scale data processing (e.g. Hadoop, HBase)Familiarity and experience with common BI and data exploration tools (e.g. Microstrategy, Business Objects, Tableau)Experience and understanding of large-scale infrastructure-as-a-service platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, etc.)Experience implementing ETL pipelines using custom and packaged toolsExperience using AWS services such as S3, Kinesis, Elastic MapReduce, Data pipelineExperience selling enterprise SaaS softwareProven success at enterprise softwareWHY JOIN OUR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TEAM AT SNOWFLAKE:Unique opportunity to work on a truly disruptive software productGet unique, hands-on experience with bleeding edge data warehouse technologyDevelop, lead and execute an industry-changing initiativeLearn from the best! Join a dedicated, experienced team of professionals.In accordance with applicable law, the following represents a reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado:The estimated pay range for this role, if based in Colorado, is $118,200 - $157,250.Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's bonus and equity plan.Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Colorado only, and this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado with compensation that aligns with your location. The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; paid holidays; paid time off; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.Snowflake is growing fast, and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. How do you want to make your impact?

Keywords: Snowflake Computing, Austin , Solutions Architect - Migrations Services, Other , Austin, Texas

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