Enterprise/Big Data Architect
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Enterprise/Big Data Architect
Ref No.: 18-00268
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date: 03/26/2018
Enterprise/Big Data Architect
Summary/Focus
● Data (structure) design and governance
Description
● Responsible for the structure and usefulness of the company's data. Required by any organization that
wants to build a big data environment on premises or in the cloud. This position is the link between the
needs of the organization and the big data scientists and the big data engineers.
Responsibilities
● Data governance and administration
● Design data structures, relationships, transformations and optimizations
● Benchmark systems, analyse system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them
● Articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms
● Document use cases, solutions and recommendations
● Help product/project managers in the design, planning and governance of implementing data projects
● Perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing
the solution
Technical Skills
● Big Data, Enterprise Data, Distributed Data
● Data structures and relationships
● Data API's
● Data transformation and optimization
● Relational and nonrelational databases
● Distributed platforms, Cloud, Desktop, Mobile, Web
● Data security/privacy, including PCI
● Data flows, transfers, imports and exports
● Data warehouses, data lakes, data marts and conformed dimensions
● Big Data frameworks (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra, Impala, Oozie,
Mahout, Flume, ZooKeeper, Sqoop)
● Major programing/scripting languages (Java, Linux, PHP, Ruby, Python, R)
● ETL/ELT tools (Informatica, Talend, Pentaho, ODI)
● Could Platforms (AWS/EMR etc.)
● Solutions for handling medium to large data sets
Other Skills
● Excellent leadership, management and team skills
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Both creative and analytic approaches in a problem-solving environment
Experience and Education
● 10-15 years of work experience
● 7+ years work experience as a data architect with enterprise/big data
● 5+ years work experience as team lead/manager
● Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Software Engineering
● Experience in Retail industry is a plus
Notes
● This role includes leadership skills in order to provide leadership for the Data Services Team.
● This role is typically occupied by a person with over 12 years of experience