Data Architect (AWS) - Kosice
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Headquartered in San Diego, California, Solar Turbines, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 countries. The turbines can be used in many different areas e.g. for pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil or for electricity generation for oil platforms, large buildings, or vessels.

Solar Turbines Digital is a delivery focused, fast-moving and dynamic technology division of Solar Turbines whose main goal is developing and deploying innovative and robust technology solutions for remotely connecting and monitoring Solar turbomachinery packages globally, as part of a comprehensive business and technology strategy. The customers are global Oil & Gas, Pipeline, and Power Generation companies located all over the world. The Digital team has approximately 250 people across San Diego, Switzerland, and Slovakia. READ MORE >>

Job description, responsibilities, and duties

Our company is searching for a Data Architect with a focus on AWS to join our team in Košice, Slovakia.

As a Cloud Data Architect, you will be responsible for developing strategy and technology solutions for Data Management used by Solar Digital on Amazon Web Services (AWS). This a senior level position and we are looking for a technically proficient and experienced energetic problem solver to drive creative solutions for both data architecture and implementation of large-scale data environments for remote monitoring systems, as well as integration with other systems, all in support of predictive analytics, machine learning, data visualization, analysis, and interrogation.

The ecosystem consists of large databases in Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, and TimescaleDB, with 17 years of history. A critical initiative will be to design and implement a Data Lake within AWS to optimize performance and cost.

You will be part of a highly motivated, dynamic, integrated, and global business-technology team.  More specifically, the team includes employees such as Diagnostic Engineers, Functional Architects, Technical Architects, Fleet Managers, Software Engineers, Data Scientists, Cloud Solution Architects, and Network Engineers.

Job location: Kosice

Salary: Starting salary 2500 EUR/month, depending on skills and experience + benefits. The final offer for the selected candidate will reflect the candidate´s comprehensive assessment, skills, and past work experience.

Job requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in Cloud Solution design, installation, and configuration in AWS
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience designing, developing and maintaining databases for complex software ecosystems
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems, as well as experience designing and transferring data systems/databases to the cloud
  • Strong SQL skills required
  • Experience with S3, AWS Athena, AWS DynamoDB, AWS Glue, AWS RedShift, AWS ElasticCache, AWS EMR, AWS Kinesis, AWS MQ or Amazon SNS, SWF services
  • Experience with AWS data lake cost optimization
  • Experience with Oracle, PostreSQL (Timescale extension experience is advantage), MS SQL
  • NoSQL database experience
  • Python or .Net experience is an advantage
  • MySQL and Oracle experience highly preferred
  • Airflow administration or similar ETL environment
  • Experience working with IoT, data streams, and time-series data will be a plus
  • Experience building and deploying applications on the AWS platform, including Lambda, EC2
  • Experience working with Subversion, Git, CVS, or other source code management tools
  • Experience with Virtual environments (VMWARE) and Cloud-based systems (AWS)
  • Experience with CI/CD for database environments will be a plus
  • Other (nice to have/willing to learn)
    • Agile software methodology – SCRUM
    • Continuous integration (Jenkins or Hudson tools)
    • Design Patterns
  • Soft Skills (mandatory)
    • Excellent communication
    • Ability to learn, absorb and apply new knowledge rapidly
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong initiative
    • Ability to work without significant direction
    • Working in a team
    • Proactive approach
    • Working under pressure


  • Language Skills
    • English – advanced both written and verbal (mandatory)
  • Years of experience: 4+


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