Sr. Azure Big Data Architect

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    London, England

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    Up to £0.00 per day + market rates

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    Rachel Eccles

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

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Role: Senior Azure Big Data Architect
Start Date: ASAP
Location: London
Duration: 6 months

You will be working for a multinational corporation that provides IT services, including digital, technology, consulting, and operations services.

Our client provides the most comprehensive and accurate intelligence on media consumption, performance and value.

Job Summary

* Experienced hands-on Big Data Architect required to design and implement a new technology and data processing platform as part of a digital transformation programme for a global media intelligence business.
* The Data Architect will be required to establish a sufficiently deep knowledge of the business domain and actively support the design and implementation of a new target architecture comprised of Big Data and Analytics technologies.
* Being able to lead discussions and engage effectively with non-technical stakeholders as well as technical members of the team is absolutely essential.

Key Responsibilities

* Design and shape the data processing and analytics solution based on Big Data/BI technology stack
* Assemble and present solution designs with deep technical details
* Document, communicate and review the data architecture and architectural decisions
* Work closely with Solution Architects, Data Modellers, Enterprise Data Architect, Enterprise Architects and CTO
* Work closely with business stakeholders, business analysts and product leads to understand the business requirements
* Define logical and physical data models to an appropriate level of detail
* Support the technical leads to correctly implement and realise the architecture as defined.
* Being able to work from client location

Essential Skills:

* Confident communicator - able to present solutions in a clear manner to technical and non-technical audiences
* Experience of transforming the data model with the ability to effectively challenge the status quo
* Ability to effectively rationalise and consolidate data definitions
* Hands-on experience as a Big Data Architect with a solid design/development background in any of Scala, Java, or Python
* Rich experience working in distributed development teams.
* Experience of leading and delivering data analytics projects
* Experience with big data solutions on premises and on the cloud (Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud)
* Production project experience with at least one of the Big Data technologies
* Good knowledge and experience of batch processing, real-time processing and data streaming using tools such as Azure Event Hub, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Databricks / Hadoop / Spark
* NoSQL databases
* Practical knowledge of Agile delivery in a complex environment is preferred
* Spark processing, Streaming and performance tuning experience (Hands on experience)
* Logical and Physical Data Modelling using tools such as ERWIN
* Deep expertise Ideally in Scala or Python

Nice to Have Skills.

* End to end project/product delivery experience
* Strong knowledge and experience of Agile delivery models

Please submit CVs in the first instance.