Accenture Infrastructure Principal in Houston, Texas

Title: Infrastructure Principal Location: USA-Southwest Job Number: 00590261

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Job Description

Cloud Computing professionals provide skills and experience related to cloud computing, applying a business and technology model for delivering and acquiring IT services in a utility-like fashion.

Cloud-Agile Infrastructure professionals apply cloud based infrastructure technology.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

Adapts existing methods and procedures to create alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.

Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.

Uses own judgment to determines optimal solution to recommend.

Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or teams leads. Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal guidance.

Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams.

Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

The job of an Big Data Technical Architect includes responsibility for the installation, configuration, upgrading, administration, monitoring, maintenance, tuning, and security of Hadoop clusters, NoSQL stores, cloud-based data services, and/or traditional RDBMS database as part of both on-prem and cloud architectures. More specifically, the role includes the development and design of Big Data strategies, system monitoring and improving performance and capacity, and planning for future expansion requirements. They may also plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard databases/clusters.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Big Data or Cloud PaaS Data technologies

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience including areas such as:

  • Cloudera (CDH) Hadoop (e.g. HDFS, Spark, Impala, HBase, Sentry) architecture

  • Hortonworks (HDP) Hadoop (e.g. HDFS, Hive, Ranger, Nifi) architecture

  • PaaS (or data on IaaS) cloud services (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle)

  • Fast data and CDC (e.g. Kafka, Spark Streaming, Oracle GoldenGate, Attunity)

  • Setup and configuration, Linux system administration, scripting

  • Migration and consolidation across platforms

  • High availability and DR solutioning

  • Diagnosability, manageability, and operations

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Core DB/Hadoop administration skills including areas such as:

  • Database architecture design and SQL coding/tuning on RDBM(e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL) and/or Hadoop (e.g. Hive, Impala)

  • Database/Hadoop Installation, configuration and patching

  • Database performance tuning, data warehousing, Big Data and data lakes

  • Data replication, database security, encryption, compression and data masking/redaction

  • Backup and recovery

  • Minimum of 4 years of industry experience as a technical architect and implementation specialist with a strong understanding of infrastructure and data services

Preferred Skills:

  • Oracle DB Technology: PL/SQL, RAC, DataGuard

  • ML and data science technology: Python (sklearn), R, H2O, Jupyter

  • NoSQL Stores: Cassandra, CouchBase, MongoDB, DynamoDB

  • Oracle Engineered Systems

  • Very large databases and in-memory database solutions

  • Data technology-related degree and/or certifications

  • Spatial and graph products

  • Oracle Big Data products

  • Container platforms: Docker, Kubernetes

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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