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Big Data Architect

Job Title: Big Data Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BS/C/BDA_1547142653
Contact Name: Bhavna Sharma
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Big Data Architect



We are looking for a Big Data Architect to join our client's Head Office Team, with one the world's leading Mobile Telecoms Service Providers. You'll be a key part of an agile team working closely with developers, product owners & solution architects. You will be responsible for ensuring the proposed solutions align to the roadmap, principles and policies.

The Role:

  • Provide strategic, architectural direction, technology choices and solutions to address unique business problems and to evolve the big data platform.
  • Keep up-to-date on cutting edge technologies and effectively incorporate that knowledge to the platform roadmap, design and implementation.
  • Work with business and technical stakeholders to understand and capture business problems and requirements to design and build solutions.
  • Communicate solution approaches to technical and non-technical stakeholders that address short term business needs, but can evolve to support long term needs and align to the technology roadmap.
  • Work with architects, subject matter experts and developers to understand the technology landscape and produce integrated end-to-end solution options that manifest the technology roadmap.
  • Provide technical leadership in end to end design, development, and testing of solutions in an Agile environment.
  • Document and present solution architecture, models, diagrams to development teams, architecture review board, and technical leadership.

Skills & Experience:

  • Technically-focused degree in computer science, engineering, math, etc., or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in data warehousing, operational data stores, and large scale architecture and implementation.
  • Experience in Big Data technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem - Hive, HDFS, MapReduce, Yarn, Pig, Oozie, HBase, Sqoop, Spark, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Scala, Python or R
  • Experience in cloud environment consulting services, including such areas as system design and architecture, hardware and software evaluations, systems management, and systems migration and implementation methods.
  • Experience with at least one set of deployment tools, such as Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, etc.
  • Experience with data warehousing tools (Netezza, SQL Data Warehouse).
  • Experience in understanding of ETL or event based data streaming (e.g. Kafka, Sparks Streaming), data engineering life cycle development and system design life-cycle
  • Proven Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Digital platforms
  • Experience with large product integrations and performance enhancements
  • Experience analysing large volumes of data (multi-terabyte to petabyte range)
  • Familiarity with common networking and security standards (e.g., CIDR, OAuth 2.0, etc.)

So if you relish the prospect of owning your career development in a flexible, fast-paced, and challenging environment please send your CV to

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