VMware Tanzu Data Engineer (Greenplum) - Opportuni...

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About Us

VMWare Tanzu Data Transformation Services tackles the technical and business challenges that come with working in today’s complex data ecosystem. The challenges we solve for our customers vary from implementing high performance, highly available transactional systems for industry leading financial institutions to designing messaging / eventing architectures for healthcare companies to optimizing deep analytics across petabytes of critical business data for consumer clients.

We delve into areas like parallel and distributed execution of advanced data processing algorithms, designing highly availability architectures, resource optimization, query tuning, data pipeline management and migration to cloud data platforms. On this team, you'll be working on hard, worthwhile problems with a collaborative team, accelerating your growth as a Data Architect / Engineer.

About You

You are a Data expert with a broad consultative and technology skillset coupled with deep experience implementing and building high performance Postgres based systems. You enjoy working with people, have the ability to explain complex ideas in simple ways and build solutions to make our customers wildly successful. Providing Data Solutions for our Customers will require strong technical, analytical, facilitation, enablement and consultative skills.

What You’ll Be Doing

You will be responsible for consulting with our clients to provide deep technical and business expertise with regards to the VMWare Tanzu Data Services portfolio of products and many other data technologies. Additional job responsibilities include the ability to gather requirements, architect solutions and install, configure and implement Tanzu Data products to achieve those solutions.

You will interface directly at all levels with our customers, from Executives to Engineers. That work includes presenting Architecture and Design vision and strategy to our customers at levels as well as evangelizing the value of Tanzu Data products in architectures and deployments.

Within VMware, you will collaborate with everyone on the team from our Sales staff to project management to Data Scientists in order to achieve successful engagements. You will also work with VMWare Tanzu Data Engineering and Product Management as the “tip of the spear” for the development of products and enhancements.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Deep knowledge and experience building, deploying, and managing systems leveraging a variety of data technologies

  • Specific experience with Postgres and the associated ecosystems of tooling and related technologies

  • Extensive experience with Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) data warehouses such as Greenplum, Teradata, Netezza, Exadata, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Redshift, and/or Hadoop.

  • Understanding of traditional DW/BI components (ETL, Staging, DW, ODS, Data Marts, BI Tools)

  • Intermediate programming and computation skills, preferably Python, Java, BASH/Shell Scripting, Spark and/or C/C++

  • Strong SQL programming skills

  • System administration of Linux is required

  • Understanding of the hardware and networking architecture behind large scale systems

  • Familiarity with standard statistical/BI packages to perform analytic calculations

  • Experience with agile and lean development methodologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills along with the ability to present technical data and approaches to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with little to no supervision

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure architecture and use; AWS, Azure, GCP

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Operational knowledge of vSphere, Kubernetes , Docker, containers

  • Understanding of a variety of commonly-used analytic techniques and the models underlying them

  • Specific experience with Greenplum Database, MySQL, SQL Server

  • Data science experience. AI/ML, GIS, MADlib, etc


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field or equivalent experience


Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 4th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category :
Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Information Systems
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-11-09

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