The Solution Architect (SA) leverages data warehouse technical knowledge to promote sales of Teradata data warehouse solutions for the Walmart account. This role will provide support to Walmart and will be required to live within driving distance of Bentonville Arkansas. The SA should have a broad knowledge of the data warehouse space with expert knowledge of Teradata products and their application within Walmart. The SA will be required to articulate data warehouse architectures and trends, and provide technical consulting to support sales and Professional Services (PS) activities. The SA will establish or enhance mid-level customer relationships, provide technical expertise on engagements, and identifies new target application opportunities within the Walmart Account. In addition, the SA will play an active role in pre-sale and post-sale activities, ensuring a long-term partnership with Walmart
Utilizing knowledge of industry solutions, data models & data volumes and applying this knowledge to determine applicability of Teradata’s offerings.
Understanding, documenting and articulating Walmart’s current data warehouse/data mart architecture. This includes a complete inventory of all data warehouses and datamarts as well as their respective business functions.
Understanding competitive products such as Oracle, IBM, Netezza, HP, etc
Demonstrating and utilizing knowledge of business problems of customers in the Retail industry.
Articulating Teradata’s solutions to the business problems mentioned above using Teradata RDBMS, Teradata Financial Management, Teradata Master Data Management, Teradata CRM, Data Mart consolidation, Active Data Warehouse, Dual Active and related solution offerings.
Being a trusted advisor to Walmart’s decision-makers by establishing credibility and expertise in data warehouse technology/architecture, marketing analysis and automation systems, customer profitability solutions, and other areas related to Teradata’s solution offerings.
Identifying new application opportunities that will lead to additional data and/or applications being added to Walmart’s data warehouses or infrastructure as well as high margin PS engagements.
Participating in PS engagements that position Teradata as a trusted adviser to Walmart.
Timely, accurate administration & reporting (PSA, expenses, forecasts, etc.)
Contributing Knowledge Assets to the Teradata Knowledge Management System.
The Solution Architect will work from the local Bentonville office. Less than 25% travel is required.
Five years or more of operational or technical RDBMS in data warehouse implementation
Client interface and consulting skills required
Experience with Teradata solutions
Proven capabilities in relationship database technology in the application development environment for large systems (Teradata, DB2, Oracle, Informix) and operational knowledge of third party GUI and data transformation tools (COGNOS, Business Objects, Informatica and others)
Solid understanding of current data warehousing topics
BA or BS in Business or Computer Science.
Teradata Certified Solutions Developer is preferred
Previous experience working with customers in a retail industry.
- Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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