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Migrations Architect - Big Data / Cloud

London, United Kingdom


As a Migrations Architect (Resident Solutions Architect) in our Professional Services team, you will work with customers on short to medium-term customer engagements on their big data challenges using the Databricks platform. You will provide data engineering, data science, and cloud technology projects that require integrating with client systems, training, and other technical tasks to help customers get the most value out of their data. RSAs are billable and know how to complete projects according to specifications with excellent customer service. You will report to the regional Manager/Lead.

The impact you will have:

  • Position, scope and deliver the migrations from on-prem and cloud source systems to Databricks.
  • Handle a variety of impactful customer technical projects which may include designing and building reference architectures, creating how-to', and productionalizing customer use cases
  • Work with engagement managers to scope a variety of  professional services with input from the customer
  • Guide strategic customers as they implement transformational big data projects, 3rd party migrations, including end-to-end design, build, and deployment of industry-leading big data and AI applications
  • Consult on architecture and design; bootstrap or implement customer projects which leads to a customer's successful understanding, evaluation, and adoption of Databricks.
  • Provide an escalated level of support for customer operational issues
  • Collaborate with the Databricks Technical, Project Manager, Architect, and Customer teams to ensure the technical components of the engagement are delivered to meet customer's needs
  • Work with Engineering and Databricks Customer Support to provide product and implementation feedback and to guide rapid resolution for engagement-specific product and support issues

What we look for:

  • Experience specifically in planning and executing complex migrations to the cloud
  • Experience working across a global partner ecosystem to leverage external expertise and tooling to migrate legacy data solutions to the cloud
  • 6+ years experience in data engineering, data platforms & analytics
  • Comfortable writing code in either Python or Scala
  • Working knowledge of two or more common Cloud ecosystems (AWS, Azure, GCP) with expertise in at least one
  • Deep experience with distributed computing with Apache Spark™ and knowledge of Spark runtime internals
  • Familiarity with CI/CD for production deployments
  • Working knowledge of MLOps
  • Design and deployment of performant end-to-end data architectures
  • Experience with technical project delivery - managing scope and timelines
  • Documentation and white-boarding skills
  • Experience working with clients and managing conflicts
  • Build skills in technical areas that support the deployment and integration of Databricks-based solutions to complete customer projects
  • Ability to travel up to 30% when needed


  • Private medical, dental and cash refunds for health expenses
  • Life, disability and critical illness coverage
  • Group personal pension with company contribution
  • Equity awards
  • Paid parental leave
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel accident insurance

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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