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AWS Big Data Engineer

Job Location: TX - Dallas

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00529121


- Job description

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: Digital Growth Platform - Analytics Business

Travel: 80%

Position: Analytics Business – AWS Big Data Engineer


The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.
Accenture Digital is powered by three practices –Mobility, Interactive, and Analytics. As part of our Analytics practice, you’ll deliver analytically-informed, issue-based solutions that help clients make faster, smarter decisions. You’ll play a critical role in helping them tackle complex business issues.
Do you have a pulse on new technologies and a desire to change the way business gets done? Do you want to implement emerging solutions for some of the most successful companies around? If you answered yes to these questions and you are passionate about helping clients effectively manage enormous amounts of data to generate knowledge and value, then we want to meet you.
AWS Data Engineers will be responsible for architecting transformation and modernization of enterprise data solutions on AWS cloud integrating native AWS services and 3rd party data technologies. A solid experience and understanding of considerations for large scale architecting, solutioning and operationalization of data warehouses, data lakes and analytics platforms on AWS is a must. We are looking for candidates who have a broad set of technology skills across these areas and who can demonstrate an ability to design right solutions with appropriate combination of AWS and 3rd party technologies for deploying on AWS cloud.


  • As a lead architect, work with implementation teams from concept to operations, providing deep technical subject matter expertise for successfully deploying large scale data solutions in the enterprise, using modern data/analytics technologies on premise and cloud
  • Create detailed target state technical, security, data and operational architecture and design blueprints incorporating modern data technologies and cloud data services demonstrating modernization value proposition
  • Lead detail technical assessments of current state of enterprise data and architect a path to transformation into a modern data powered enterprise
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 6 months of designing, building and operationalizing large scale enterprise data solutions and applications using one or more of AWS data and analytics services in combination with 3rd parties  -  Spark, EMR, DynamoDB, RedShift, Kinesis, Lambda, Glue, Snowflake etc.
  • Minimum 6 months of hands-on experience analyzing, re-architecting and re-platforming on-premise data warehouses to data platforms on AWS cloud using AWS/3rd party services
  • Minimum 6 months of designing and building production data pipelines from ingestion to consumption within a hybrid big data architecture, using Java, Python, Scala etc.
  • Minimum 6 months of architecting and implementing next generation data and analytics platforms on AWS cloud
  • Minimum 6 months of designing and implementing data engineering, ingestion and curation functions on AWS cloud using AWS native or custom programming 
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in performing detail assessments of current state data platforms and creating an appropriate transition path to AWS cloud
  • Hands-on AWS experience with a minimum of 1 solutions designed and implemented at production scale
Preferred Skills
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in architecting large-scale data solutions, performing architectural assessments, crafting architectural options and analysis, finalizing preferred solution alternative working with IT and Business stakeholders
  • 6 months of hands-on experience designing and implementing data ingestion solutions on AWS using AWS native services or with 3rd parties such as Talend, Informatica
  • 6 months of hands-on experience architecting and designing data lakes on AWS cloud serving analytics and BI application integrations
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in designing and optimizing data models on AWS cloud using AWS data stores such as Redshift, RDS
  • Minimum 6 months of experience integrating AWS or 3rd party KMS, HSM with AWS data services for building secure data solutions
  • Minimum 6 months of experience introducing and operationalizing self-service data preparation tools (e.g. Trifacta, Paxata) on AWS
  • Minimum 6 months of architecting and operating large production Hadoop/NoSQL clusters on premise or using Cloud services
  • Minimum 6 months of architecting and implementing metadata management on AWS  
  • Architecting and implementing data governance and security for data platforms on AWS
  • Designing operations architecture and conducting performance engineering for large scale data lakes a production environment
  • Craft and lead client design workshops and provide tradeoffs and recommendations towards building solutions
  • Author blog entries and whitepapers on AWS data solutions, architecture and strategic topics
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical Science or 3 years of technical architecture and build experience with large scale solutions
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You'll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Our Mobility practice serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. 
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and Benefits
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?
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