Database Engineering and Operations Lead - 123822

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 
 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 
 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
 

What you do at AMD changes everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, Immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Database Engineering and Operations Lead - 123822

THE ROLE

AMD is looking for a Database Platform Architect and Operation Lead to provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise in database technology and data platform. In this key role your experience with on-prem and cloud native databases, transitional to big data, design and troubleshooting skill are crucial. In this role you will partner with project teams, vendors, support organizations, functional architects to drive database and data platform technology from inception to production implementation. We have competitive benefit packages and an award-winning culture. Join us!

The person

As a leader in IT, you will help to transform the database infrastructure with your vision—influencing others with your thought leadership, while managing the cloud operation. Your high EQ allows you to successfully influence others and inspire change at all levels. Your leadership experience in the IT infrastructure area and IT architectures in a public cloud environment will enable you to be an integral part of our IT team!

Key responsibilities

  • Define database strategy, roadmap and commit to change.
  • Collaborate with application, and infrastructure architects and be responsible for the defining-designing-delivering of the technical architectures, patterns, technical quality, risks, fitness for purpose and operability of technical architecture solutions.
  • Lead technical presentations demonstrating a good understanding of application, data, infrastructure, architecture expertise and application systems design.
  • Be a leader and mentor to operation team; be hands-on and lead by example; coordinate cloud operation.
  • Be able to hand-on troubleshoot and solving the technical issues; own the problem and drive for resolution.
  • Drive database platform automation, cybersecurity hardening and regulatory compliance.

Preferred experience

  • High-level experience in one of the SQLserver, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MySQL, and Azure, GCP, AWS cloud native databases.
  • Hands-on experience on database provision, maintenance tasks automation.
  • Demonstrable experience in database design and performance tuning and optimization for on-prem and cloud databases, including big data platform and data lake.
  • Database Administration & solution design with hands-on experience in database operations and optimization.
  • Experience in database security hardening, including access control, activities monitoring and encryptions.
  • Experience in database resiliency and high availability implementation, capacity planning, and operation incident preventions.
  • Good understanding and experience practicing DevOps principles and deployment, cloud-ready architectures utilizing IaaS/Paas/Container, event-driven and microservice architectures, Advance Analytics & Machine Learning.
  • Good understanding Cybersecurity and data privacy requirements, network topology, load balancing and network segmentation.

Academic credentials

BS/MS in EE, CS, Engineering, Science, Mathematic or similar

Location

Austin, TX
 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFD



Requisition Number: 123822
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin
Job Function: 
Information Technology

 

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