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Big Data Architect

Salt are currently looking for a Big Data Architect for a client of ours based in West London.
The role will involve:

  • Work as part of a Technical Design Authority to ensure consistent high quality designs across the BI programme that align with the wider BP Downstream landscape
  • Manage, develop and document the solution architecture for the BI programme, working closely with stakeholders including Enterprise Architects, developers, analysts and Product owners
  • Understand and formulate processing pipelines of large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Outline baseline target architectures for the in scope BI solutions
  • Review technical designs and provide effective guidance
  • Be a keen advocate of quality and continual improvement
  • Regularly communicate with key stakeholders across the business – challenging and holding them responsible as and when necessary

Role Deliverables:

  • Big Data Key Decision Documents (KDDs) on architecture (tools, platform, interfaces, security, data transfer)
  • Solution standards, principle and guidelines
  • Design documentation (functional and non-functional requirements covering data processing, security, and ingestion)

Essential skills:

  • Practical design and architecture hands on experience of Hive/Impala usage (Hadoop/Cloudera) with deep experience in the challenges dealing with big data – e.g. large tables / distribution of data, security design
  • Data modelling/programming background experience (e.g. SQL, Python)
  • Data modelling experience – i.e. information model standards and ‘traditional’ 1/2/3 normal form as well as dimensional modelling
  • Experience with data science environments and technologies e.g. (R, SAS etc)
  • Experience with visualisation tooling (e.g. Tableau, Power BI)
  • Experience working with troubleshooting in big data environments – e.g. handling performance, data security and scalability

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