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Big Data Lead Architect

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Sector: Business Intelligence
  • Date posted: 12/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375613A

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Big Data Lead Architects

My Edinburgh based client are seeking an experienced Big Data Lead Architect to join their growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for the perfect candidate to join their consultancy team. The perfect candidate will have experience working with a variety of clients working towards full Big Data Integration. The main skills required for this role are technologies such as Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL, Apache, SAS, SQL, and Informatica.


  • Working with clients to identify the value of cases with Big Data
  • Working with clients to plan the use cases with Big Data
  • Lead the client through product selection for Big Data platforms
  • Design or selection of Data Management architectures grasping Big Data platforms
  • Working with the client, assisting them with legacy relational Data Stores, Data Warehouses and Data Governance tools and processes

Key Skills

  • A strong understanding of Data Architectures, including relational structured, Big Data, Unstructured, and Analytics
  • Knowledge of Data Management principals, including Data Profiling, Data Quality, Master Data Management and Metadata Management
  • Knowledge of ETL development and data staging using management platforms
  • Budget and Stakeholder management
  • Experience managing and leading teams to successful outcomes


  • A track record of successfully working with IT Strategy and Systems Integration
  • Experience within a consultancy or consultancy environment
  • 5 years solid Data Architecture experience, with exposure to data management and regulatory requirements
  • Experience working in a digital transformation program whilst having a track record of shaping new propositions and taking them to market

Salary/ Benefits

In return for these specialist skills, my client is offering an excellent salary and benefits package. Not only will you be receiving an exceptional benefits package but you will also be part of a well-established and expanding team using cutting edge technologies.

For more information please contact Joanna Barrow on 0131 558 4815, or apply directly.

Key Words: Big Data, Integration, Hadoop, NoSQL, Apache, Data Warehouse, Data Governance, Analytics, ETL, SAS, Informatica, SQL, Talend, Open Source

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