Lead Data Systems Architect

Alliance Consulting
High Wycombe
£60k - £80k pa
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Data Systems Architect - Permanent - High Wycombe

The Company

We are an expanding, publically traded company developing a unique mass consumer product targeted at the health and fitness market. Our products are based on patented algorithms and unique Integrated Circuits (ASIC) created by leading global research institutions, leverages IoT (internet of Things) technology to provide a unique highly-personalized user experience across the mobile and cloud space.

We are looking to create an exciting new product in the Cloud and public healthcare space. We therefore require an experienced systems architect that will be able to capture and understand the requirements and create a high-performance, highly scalable systems architecture - focusing on large-scale data mining and machine learning.

The Candidates' main task will be to study the many sources of data we have and plan to add and design an optimal architecture for them to ensure efficient and meaningful data flow to help create the medical insights we seek. We expect to grow the team in the next few months, so the candidate can expect the role to expand significantly moving forward.

Your Background

Suitable candidates will need to demonstrate essential skills/experience with:

- PhD or MSc in a scientific discipline (computer science, mathematics, statistics, life sciences, etc.). Strong numerical and analytical problem-solving skills are particularly prized.
- Deep knowledge of statistical analysis, machine learning, and data mining is a MUST
- Proven experience working with AWS and similar services.
- Experience with bioinformatics databases, HMO's, Public health services or insurance providers.
- Enthusiasm about innovation, and being comfortable working in a collaborative R&D environment
- A motivated self-starter with a "can-do attitude"

Candidates would benefit from having the following skills/experience however these are not essential:

- Medical information systems
- Understanding of security and privacy issues.

Key Responsibilities

- Develop a unique Cloud-based architecture for the world's FIRST EVER product of its kind.
- Create a solution that takes maximum provide high level product technical support where required. This may include liaison with suppliers, internal departments and end customers.

The role requires the candidate to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, willing to learn and trustworthy.


Location: High Wycombe

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