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Solutions Architect



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Business Area:

Professional Services

Seniority Level:

Mid-Senior level

Job Description:

At Cloudera, we empower people to transform complex data into clear and actionable insights. With as much data under management as the hyperscalers, we're the preferred data partner for the top companies in almost every industry. Powered by the relentless innovation of the open source community, Cloudera advances digital transformation for the world’s largest enterprises.

Cloudera is seeking a Solutions Architect to join its ANZ Professional Services team. You’ll have the opportunity to develop massively scalable solutions to solve complex data problems using Hadoop, NiFi, Spark and related Big Data technology. This role presents a client facing opportunity that combines consulting skills with deep technical design and development in the Big Data space. This role will present the successful candidate the opportunity to travel across Asia Pacific and across multiple industries and large customer organisations. Work location can be Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney.

As a Solutions Architect you will:

  • Work directly with customers to implement Big Data solutions at scale using the Cloudera Data Platform and Cloudera Dataflow

  • Design and implement Hadoop and NiFi platform architectures and configurations for customers

  • Perform platform installation and upgrades for advanced secured cluster configurations

  • Analyze complex distributed production deployments, and make recommendations to optimize performance

  • Able to document and present complex architectures for the customers technical teams

  • Work closely with Cloudera’ teams at all levels to help ensure the success of project consulting engagements with customer

  • Drive projects with customers to successful completion

  • Write and produce technical documentation, blogs and knowledge-base articles

  • Participate in the pre-and post- sales process, helping both the sales and product teams to interpret customers’ requirements

  • Keep current with the Hadoop Big Data ecosystem technologies

  • Attend speaking engagements when needed

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Government Clearance NV1 or above highly considered

  • 10+ years in Information Technology and System Architecture experience

  • 5+ years of Professional Services (customer facing) experience architecting large scale storage, data centre and /or globally distributed solutions

  • 5+ years designing and deploying 3 tier architectures or large-scale Hadoop solutions

  • Ability to understand big data use-cases and recommend standard design patterns commonly used in Hadoop-based and streaming data deployments.

  • Knowledge of the data management eco-system including: Concepts of data warehousing, ETL, data integration, etc.

  • Ability to understand and translate customer requirements into technical requirements

  • Experience implementing data transformation and processing solutions

  • Experience designing data queries against data in the HDFS environment using tools such as Apache Hive

  • Experience setting up multi-node Hadoop clusters

  • Experience in configuring security configurations (LDAP/AD, Kerberos/SPNEGO)

  • Experience in Cloudera Software and/or HDP Certification (HDPCA / HDPCD) is a plus

  • Strong experience implementing software and/or solutions in the enterprise Linux environment

  • Strong understanding with various enterprise security solutions such as LDAP and/or Kerberos

You may also have:

  • Strong understanding of network configuration, devices, protocols, speeds and optimizations

  • Strong understanding of the Java ecosystem including debugging, logging, monitoring and profiling tools

  • Familiarity with scripting tools such as bash shell scripts, Python and/or Perl, Ansible, Chef, Puppet

  • Experience in architecting data center solutions – properly selecting server and storage hardware based on performance, availability and ROI requirements

What you can expect from us:

  • Generous PTO Policy

  • Support work life balance with Unplugged Days

  • Flexible WFH Policy

  • Mental & Physical Wellness programs

  • Phone and Internet Reimbursement program

  • Access to Continued Career Development

  • Comprehensive Benefits and Competitive Packages

  • Paid Volunteer Time

  • Employee Resource Groups

Cloudera is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.