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Big Data Architect
Ref No.: 18-05331
Location: Centennial, Colorado
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/11/2018
Position: Big Data Architect
Duration: Direct Hire
Location: 75% travel, 25% remote

Position Summary:

The Big Data Architect is an accomplished leader in Analytics, Data Engineering, Architecture, governance and Framework Design and someone who guides teams to success. The Big Data Architect approaches business problems with a creative thinking. Focused on using the best forefront of next generation technology to address complex, value added real-world problems. The Big data Architect is hands on and can provide code level guidance to the team.

Primary Function: Support presales for Big data opportunities. Scope and execute big data projects for customers. Support IP development for the practice.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Define client needs and oversee project milestones to ensure expectations, timelines, and budgets are met
  • Define data platform architecture and design, have hands on capability to review code and make required changes
  • Responsible for the overall quality of project deliverables and the successful implementation of defined solution for the customer
  • Identify and qualify follow-on opportunities and engage senior leadership
  • Establish procedures and recommend changes to policies that have a positive impact on the organization(s) and/or implementation team.

Client Development:
  • Occasionally interact with senior level management at client site or within the company, which involves negotiating or influencing others on matters of significance
  • Build long-term, superior client relationships and proactively manage client expectations, and ensure that change control is used when scope boundaries are exceeded

Professional Development:
  • Maintain a strong network and promote the organization at various meetings, forums, panels, publications, and conferences. Begin to establish thought leadership in the industry
  • Maintain technical certifications and attend training sessions to refine technical skills
  • Responsible for oversight and apprentice training of junior resources as assigned in the field.

·Security is every employee's responsibility; if you are aware of a security related vulnerability or non-compliance with the Information Security Policy or Employee Handbook you must report it to the Corporate Security Team, Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management.
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. HIPAA or other regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

Position Requirements
Basic Qualifications -

·Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field
·At least ten (10) years of experience, to include:
·Ability to deliver end to end Advanced analytics strategy, ranging from architecting Open source based Big data-analytic tools and building integrated solutions that meet emerging enterprise needs
·Hands-on experience with various forms of data design, such as OLTP, OLAP, ODS, EDW (3rd normal), BI data marts (Star and Snow Flake schemas), DSS, with in-depth Working knowledge various BI tools and data management tools.
·At least ten (10) years of experience in Structured, Semi-Structured and Un-structured data with progressive responsibilities over the years in Data Warehousing and Business intelligence data architecting and analytical modeling techniques.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in Big Data technologies in Hadoop ecosystem – Hive, HDFS, MapReduce, Yarn, Kafka, Pig, Oozie, HBase, Sqoop, Nifi, Ranger. Expert in customization and optimization of anyone of the big data distribution MapR, Cloudera or Hortonworks (HDP and HDF)