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Database Migration Specialist Job: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon has a fast-paced environment where we “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History.”

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradition while leading the world in Cloud technologies. As a member of the AWS Professional Services team, you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology assisting a global list of companies that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications.

Database Migration Global Delivery (DMGD) team enables and supports global enterprises in their journey from on-premise database to AWS. You will collaborate with our customers and partners on key engagements and will develop and deliver proof-of-concept projects, technical workshops, feature comparisons, and execute migration projects. You will be based in Hyderabad and might have to travel globally to ensure customer success.

Responsibilities
  • Employ customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, standard methodologies, project management and risk mitigation
  • Work directly with customers’ technical and business teams to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements • As a leader of the team/project, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, databases, and services on the AWS platform
  • Help design and implement AWS RDS, Aurora and/or Redshift architectures and configurations for customer
  • Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
  • Analyze on premise transactional database environments such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL and/or Postgres, evaluate and plan migrations to AWS RDS, Aurora
  • Participate in architectural discussions and design exercises to create large scale solutions built on AWS and also be part of the development lifecycle.
  • Identity workarounds for specific issues and corner scenarios observed during migration • Automate solutions for repeatable problems
  • Develop test plan to demonstrate application/database readiness post migration
  • Consult for optimal design of database environments, analyzing complex distributed production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance
  • Develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems
  • Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS and AWS services
  • Conduct technical sessions for internal teams, partners and customers
  • Travel to customer locations when required to sell and deliver professional services. Basic Qualifications
  • 15 + years of experience in a technical position working for enterprise customers
  • 10+ years of experience in database development/migration using PL/pgSQL
  • 5 + years mentoring and leading a team • 5+ years hands-on experience on PostgreSQL
  • Experience with databases of 1-10TB in size across multiple database platforms (e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, etc.)
  • Proven expertise on architecture patterns and continuous improvement
  • Experience with heterogenous database migrations from one database engine to another
  • Experience in performance optimization techniques • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or equivalent
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certified • High end Troubleshooting and Communication skills Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
  • Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
  • Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
  • Scripting language (bash, Perl, python) • Experience in Database Administration – backup/restore, replication, etc.
  • Experience in ETL workflow management • Experience in non-relational databases – DynamoDB, Mongo, etc.
  • Experience in MPP data warehouse solutions – Redshift, Greenplum, etc. Company – AWS ProServe IN – Telangana Job ID: A725833

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Company – AWS ProServe IN – Telangana
Job ID: A725833

Industry

  • Computer Software 
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  • Information Technology & Services 
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  • Internet

Employment Type

Full-time

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  • Information Technology 
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  • Consulting 
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  • Engineering

Amazon India to hire 20,000 temporary Staff

Amazon India to hire 20,000 temporary staff in customer service to serve global customers

aws-certified-courseThe new temporary customer service positions are open in Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangaluru, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow, Amazon India said

E-commerce major Amazon India said on 29it is offering close to 20,000 ‘seasonal’ or temporary employment opportunities in its customer service (CS) organisation to help customers in India and globally with a seamless online shopping experience.

The new temporary positions — being added to meet the anticipated demand in customer traffic in the next six months — are open in Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangaluru, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow, Amazon India said in a statement.

Most of the positions are part of Amazon’s ‘Virtual Customer Service’ programme that provides flexible work-from-home options, it added.

The new positions will see associates support customer services through e-mail, chat, social media and phone. The eligibility criteria for these positions include having minimum educational qualification of 12th standard pass and proficiency in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu or Kannada.

Based on the candidates’ performance as well as business needs, a percentage of the current temporary positions are likely to be converted into permanent positions towards the end of the year, Amazon India said.

“We are continuously evaluating hiring needs across the customer service organisation in response to the growing customer demand. We estimate that customer traffic will further scale up over the next six months with the onset of Indian and global holiday seasons,” Amazon India Director (Customer Service) Akshay Prabhu said.

He added that new seasonal positions will provide candidates job security and livelihood during these unprecedented times.

Earlier this year, Amazon had announced that it plans to create one million new jobs in India by 2025 through continued investments in technology, infrastructure, and its logistics network. The jobs – created both directly and indirectly – will be across industries, including information technology, skill development, content creation, retail, logistics, and manufacturing, and is in addition to the 7 lakh jobs Amazon’s investments have enabled over the last seven years in India.

Today, from state governments to startups, India is fast harnessing AWS Cloud technology for scale, speed and agility and above all, data security. Quantela, a provider of smart urban infrastructure automation, has developed CoVER (COVID-19 emergency response) platform in India.

“CoVER is used by government authorities across 10 cities in India to monitor, manage, track, diagnose, communicate, collaborate and prevent the impact of COVID-19. In one of the large cities in southern India that has so far reported far fewer COVID-19 cases, they used CoVER to track about 120 hospitals, 600 ambulances, and 400 isolation beds, and monitor people in quarantine,” informed Carlson.

The officials attributed real-time access to data and quick decision-making as among the key measures that helped the city contain the spread of COVID-19 even in densely-populated areas, and significantly helping reduce the infection rate in the city.

The India eGovernments Foundation collaborated with AWS to develop the National COVID-19 e-Pass solution within 72 hours to provide a digital pass management system that supports multiple state governments, to manage the lockdown while ensuring smooth movement of the essential service providers across and within states.

“Since its launch, more than 50,000 organizations have been evaluated, and more than 6,00,000 daily passes have been issued on the platform. It has been deployed in Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Telangana, Puducherry, Odisha and Karnataka,” the AWS executive noted.

TruFactor is a platform that provides mobile-first consumer data and insights. The company has a patented platform that ingests, filters, and processes over 100TB of data anonymously, using AI to produce graphs that combine digital signals, physical people movement data, and demographics to help tackle spread of COVID-19.

TruefactorTruFactor has listed datasets on AWS Data Exchange, a service that makes it easy for millions of AWS customers worldwide to securely find, subscribe, and use third-party data in the cloud.

Innovaccer, a San Francisco-based healthcare technology company, with offices in India and Asia, launched a COVID-19 Management System that can conduct early community-based triage of COVID-19 patients through automated assessments in minutes.

The multi-platform system is currently in use by the governments in Goa and Puducherry in India. Within three days of launch, more than 25,000 citizens in Goa had already used the app to assess their vulnerability to COVID-19. Mumbai-based Qure.ai, a healthcare startup built on AWS, has developed a machine learning-powered solution called ‘qXR’ which uses X-rays to classify patients as high, medium, or low risk for COVID-19 in less than a minute.

Built on data from more than 2.5 million radiology scans, qXR is capable of detecting problem areas and abnormalities that are indicative of COVID-19. Since its deployment in over 40 sites across South Asia, Europe and North America, it is identifying approximately 5,000 suspected cases on a weekly basis. Qure.ai is currently in talks with the state governments to use its solution in government hospitals, large clinics and healthcare centres across the country.

AWS announced the Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) in March this year. “This is a programme to support customers who are working to bring better, more accurate, diagnostics solutions to market faster, and promote better collaboration across organizations that are working on similar problems,” Carlson told IANS.

This includes an initial investment of $20 million to accelerate diagnostic research, innovation, and development to speed collective understanding and detection of COVID-19 and other innovative diagnostic solutions to mitigate future infectious disease outbreaks. “We are actively working with 35 projects that have been submitted and are still accepting more applications,” said Carlson.

Amazon Honeycode – Build Web & Mobile Apps Without Writing Code

AWSAs the demand for online business grows, Career opportunities exist in much online business. Requirement for  Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications like Salesforce, Marketo, Slack, and ServiceNow, and AWS services like Amazon S3 and Amazon Redshift is growing considerably.

Keeping in view the rising demand of (SaaS) Amazon has launched a certification Program from where the non-coders can also learn and get certified.

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The platform mimics a spreadsheet model and lets users to start working on building new apps immediately.

Amazon Web Services on Thursday launched Honeycode for non-coders to develop web and mobile applications.

Amazon Honeycode is released in a beta form, and allows users to build mobile and web apps without writing codes. The platform mimics a spreadsheet model and lets users build new apps, without inputing long lines of codes.

AWS-HoneycodeAll that a user requires to get started on Honeycode is a bit of familiarity with spreadsheets and formulas, including making tables and finding values.

Honeycode comes with built-in common application templates that users can pick to start building their own apps. Some of these templates come in handy for those looking to build surveys, task trackers, inventory management system, or event management process.

For those looking to build apps from scratch, Honeycode provides an empty table or allows users to import data on the platform via a CSV format. Once the data is transferred, they can make use of a set of palette options to create a better user interface. Palette objects include lists, buttons and input fields.

Users can also set up trigger-driven actions such as generating email notifications and table modifications.

Some of the built-in functions that are included in Honeycode are the ones most people use on spreadsheets, like vlookup, FindRow and other formula.

Developers can bridge external applications into their apps using two Honeycode APIs, GetScreenData and InvokeScreenAutomation.

This new fully-managed AWS service gives you the power to build powerful mobile & web applications without writing any code. It uses the familiar spreadsheet model and lets you get started in minutes. If you or your teammates are already familiar with spreadsheets and formulas, you’ll be happy to hear that just about everything you know about sheets, tables, values, and formulas still applies.

Amazon Honeycode includes templates for some common applications that you and other members of your team can use right away:

You can customize these apps at any time and the changes will be deployed immediately. You can also start with an empty table, or by importing some existing data in CSV form. The applications that you build with Honeycode can make use of a rich palette of user interface objects including lists, buttons, and input fields:

You can also take advantage of a repertoire of built-in, trigger-driven actions that can generate email notifications and modify tables:

Honeycode also includes a lengthy list of built-in functions. The list includes many functions that will be familiar to users of existing spreadsheets, along with others that are new to Honeycode. For example, FindRow is a more powerful version of the popular Vlookup function.

Getting Started with Honeycode
It is easy to get started. Visit the Honeycode Builder, and create my account:

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