Senior Big Data Architect - Financial Services

Oliver James Associates Limited
United Kingdom
£90k - £110k pa + car, pension, bonus, benefits
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Oliver James Associates are mandated by their tier-one, global financial services client to assist in sourcing a Senior Big Data Architect to be based in London. The role will pay up to circa £110,000 basic plus car, pension, benefits and annual bonus. This role fits within our client's specialist technology services team which interfaces with a wide-ranging breadth of stakeholders and clients delivering advanced solutions and guidance. These projects range from a number of value based solutions, from strategy to execution, solving complex business problems through technology enablement. The successful candidate will carry; outstanding academics including a degree in mathematics, software engineering, computer science (or equivalent), deep understanding of UK financial services' culture, trends and challenges and a rich big-data / software development / data architecture background. Key Accountabilities: * Developing technical specifications corresponding with architecture. - Experience in Systems Architecture. - Experience in large scale distributed processing architectures . - Expertise in Clustering & Distributed Systems. - Working knowledge of setting up + running Big Data clusters e.g. Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra Key Experiences Required:- * Specific and deep Big Data experience - e.g. HBase, Hive, Zookeeper, HDFS and other Hadoop components - Experience of Spark, Spark Streaming, Spark SQL, RDD or DataFrames. - Experience of Data Architecture approaches on Big Data. - BI / Visualisation tools: QlikView, Tableau and Business Objects for large scale dashboards and reporting. - Knowledge of Server Query Language (SQL) - A team player with the ability to work within a matrixed organisation. - Ability to play a vital role in supporting business development activities, as a technology subject matter expert. - Identifying stakeholder's needs and proposing solutions to them. - Maintaining a consistently high and leading edge market profile. Essential skills: * Must have extensive experience within the financial services. - Excellent interpersonal skills & networking ability to develop and nurture contacts. - Business acumen to identify stakeholder's real business needs. - First class delivery skills of large, complex and multi-vendor projects. - Solid and articulate report , proposal and article writing skills.
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