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Sr. Technical Advisor - Cloud Migration Networking



Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Requisition Number:217057
Job Category:IT

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

Teradata is seeking a networking expert with expertise in moving large volumes of data between systems to enable successful customer migrations to the cloud. In this role, you will provide thought leadership to customers around the globe on best practices for network settings and troubleshooting issues.  In addition, you will work with the Teradata team members to create standards and best practices to be implemented for each customer environment.  The successful candidate will define and build foundational practices that allow Teradata to deliver world-class migrations to our customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with Cloud Support, Customer Network Engineering, Teradata Engineering and Teradata Support in technical analysis and problem resolution of Cloud Data Migrations.
  • Learn Teradata Database and applications used to Migrate data from On-Prem to Cloud.
  • Drive process improvements through ongoing lessons learned to future Cloud Data Migrations.
  • Collect data from Cloud Data Migrations for analysis toward process improvement and develop better estimates for future Migrations.
  • Train Teradata team members on best practices and considerations for migrations.

Who You’ll Work With

This position will report to our Vice President of Cloud Migrations. If you are an expert technician with a passion for creating positive customer experiences, this is a great opportunity to join our team and play a critical role in enhancing our cloud migration capabilities.  You will partner with sales and operations teams.

What Makes You a Qualified Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline with 8+ years of experience.
  • Linux Network Administration.
  • Cloud platforms and networking within the Cloud and connectivity to On-Prem client machines.
  • Understand Latency and Lossy Network on the Theoretical Network Speed.
  • Test Network Throughput and identify Bottlenecks and issues such as a very Lossy Network.
  • Look at streams of data between Network applications to troubleshoot performance problems.
  • Ability to look at Sniffer Traces – tcpdump, wireshark.
  • Proven technical leadership.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong time management skills and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to effectively share technical knowledge.

What You’ll Bring

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas
  • Deep technical understanding WAN networking and cloud
  • Obsessed with being customer-focused
  • Leadership capabilities to drive customer and Teradata teams in triage situations
  • Technical sales or presales experience

Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata

We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.

Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.