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IT Architect
Ref No.: 16-11389
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
  • Experience deploying on AWS is a must have
  • Hadoop experience, Oozie experience, healthcare/pharma exp is ideal, not necessarily pharma but that's a bonus
  • Will need to be hands-on and do some actual development work (maybe 25-30%) but will be the lead architect on the team for this project.
  • Very visible to top leaders at AZ
  • Can hire off the phone but will need to be onsite in DE everyday
  • Rate according to level and ability—


    Sr. Information Management & Analytics Architect is required to have:
  • 7+ years of strong experience understanding and hands-on technical expertise of building ETL/data integration flows, and services layers, data warehousing projects
  • 5+ years of product development or technology consulting experience leading large projects for Information delivery, Analytics and Business Intelligence solutions
  • 5+ years of experience working with and documenting various Data Integration design patterns with traditional data warehousing and on cloud-based (AWS) solutions, with the ability to recommend architecture based on given use cases
  • 3+ years of experience implementing data ecosystems integration flows to/from Hadoop / Impala data ecosystem and incorporating data feeds from third-party analytics solutions
  • 3+ years of strong understanding in (several of these): Hive, Impala (Parquet), Oozie, Zookeeper, Spark/Flink, SAS, Informatica, Snaplogic
  • 3+ years of strong experience working with several AWS deployment while implementing solutions with EC2, Redshift, S3, EMR, IAM, Lambda, SQS, etc
  • Experience working on projects for Healthcare (Life Sciences is desired) organizations with understanding of architectural considerations for PHI/HIPAA compliance
  • Experience leading large data ecosystem implementations in Agile environments
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, especially the ability to communicate technical issues to a non-tech audience;
  • Critical thinking and intellectual curiosity
  • Superior learning abilities
  • Wiling to travel (75%)/relocate to Wilmington, DE

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience implementing Data Lakes
  • Experience with Netezza/similar architectures and their migration to Hadoop stack
  • Experience with Snaplogic is highly preferred
  • Experience with DevOps (on AWS) is highly preferred
  • Familiarity with statistical modeling and machine learning techniques

Responsibilities:
  • Lead large data integration engagements, with a team of project managers, engineers and analysts, providing technical and architecture oversight
  • Serve as the main technical point of contact for
  • Architect solutions with the Hadoop stack that cater to business needs while designing an IT solution that is flexible/nimble, maintainable with fixed resources, and scalable without large efforts
  • Develop large scale data architecture with data sources that include, legacy systems, cloud-hosted applications, traditional file exchange, API integration
  • Develop (hands-on) and architect data integration solutions hosted on AWS
  • Develop implementation roadmap for iterative data ecosystem maturity while documenting clear business goals/case for the chosen prioritization
  • Document Best Practices and implementation plans for Data Integration, Architecture and Information Management using AWS
  • Oversee Administration of the AWS environment to identify architectural optimizations and efficiency gains