Big Data Architect

Big Data Architect

Title: Big Data Architect 

Sector: Financial Services

Location: London

Salary: £90k – £100k
The Company

A Big Data Architect is required to work a large global technology consultancy services company.  Offering an exciting opportunity to be part of a cutting edge Big Data team, this role presents excellent career progression and a truly innovative work environment

Job Description

This role requires a significantly experienced and confident candidate with relevant full lifecycle architecture, technology and consulting capabilities. The candidate must be able to

  • Operate as a senior Hands-On Technology Architect (Developer) and be able to address all aspects of such activities.
  • Have demonstrable project experience in Scala, SPARK and Hadoop technologies  
  • Be hands – on in IBM  / Microsoft / Oracle or Open Source Technologies used in BFS clients and be able to proactively learn new technologies
  • Be hands – on in use of TOGAF and UML using standard tools
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with people from technical, business and senior managerial backgrounds including the ability to translate information technology concepts into business language.
  • Demonstrate people leadership and thought-leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrate effectiveness in listening and understanding business objectives and translating this knowledge into architecture- and security-based solutions comprising measures to mitigate identified related risks and requirements.
  • Work alongside Client Architects in the definition and delivery of projects.
  • Visualize, plan and execute any areas of process improvement that increase the efficiency and delivery of a client’s enterprise technology domain capabilities.
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of enterprise systems design and operation in multi-national multi-platform environments.
  • Develop / maintain relevant, (sometimes) tailored and implementable Policies, Baselines, Standards, Guidelines and Procedures.
  • Perform Architecture Risk Assessments, Produce Architecture and Technology Roadmaps & Oversee Follow-on Evaluations and Tests and Draw-up Architectural Mitigation Plans
  • Be able to define most of the following based on experience and knowledge of methodologies