Teradata Solution Architect in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Solution Architect

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Teradata is the global technology leader in enterprise data warehousing, analytical applications and data warehousing services. Teradata's enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence projects bring together all of a company's data into a single repository for a completely integrated, 360-degree view of the business – a single version of the truth.

Role Description

The Solution Architect supports both the Teradata pre- and post sales efforts. This includes analyzing a customer’s business and technical requirements and taking the lead in translating those requirements and strategies into feasible products, solutions, and services. The consultant will thoroughly understand the client’s information technology infrastructure and serve as the key link between business needs and technology enablers. This role must ensure that Teradata solutions are business enabling and technically innovative, ensure improved ROI, and identify additional uses for the client’s investment in the Teradata data warehouse, solutions, and services. The Solution Architect may be the Lead Consultant on a project.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Work within sales teams to generate new profitable business: articulate, demonstrate, and scope Teradata solution offers and services.

  • Gather and document client requirements and translate these into process and system architecture designs.

  • Understand the client’s business goals, IT plans and architecture and articulate linkage to the proposed data warehouse architecture and application designs.

  • Define an enterprise blueprint and time-phased roadmap for enabling the business to realize their vision.

  • Be a trusted advisor to the client’s decision makers by establishing credibility and expertise in data warehouse technology, business intelligence, CRM, or other areas related to Teradata’s solution offerings.

  • Work with Teradata project managers to scope projects and develop statements of work, project plans, and risk analysis.

  • Provide technical thought leadership and actively participate in the solution design, implementation, and roll-out efforts.

  • Act as a mentor for junior consultants.


  • Broad technical expertise combined with business acumen.

  • Solid understanding of data warehouse applications, architectures, solutions, and technologies.

  • Experience in database consulting, application development, or systems integration, including hands-on experience in design, development and implementation of very large relational database applications for decision support.

  • Teradata experience, Teradata certification is a plus.

  • In depth industry experience from one or more industries.

  • Understanding of the client’s business domain e.g. CRM process, supply chain.Strong client interaction, communication, and consulting skills.

  • Willingness to travel, our customers and prospects are spread throughout the Benelux, though the initial focus will be customers and prospects in the Netherlands.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Information Technology (IT) related degree, a Master Degree is mandatory

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Any successful candidate will be required to be fluent in Dutch and English.

Additional Information

Salary + bonus + usual benefits

Position type: Full time, Permanent

Location:Virtual Office concept: at Client sites, at home, formal office is located in AmsterdamJob Search Category: Business Intelligence / Data Warehousing Solution Architect

Education Level: Master DegreeLanguages(mandatory): Dutch and EnglishRelevant Work Experience: up to 8 years experience

You can find out more about Teradata atwww.teradata.com