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Enterprise/Big Data Architect
Ref No.: 18-00268
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date: 03/26/2018
Enterprise/Big Data Architect
● Data (structure) design and governance
● 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.
● 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
● 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