Big Data / Cloud Consultant

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
Tangentia is a Premier IBM Business Partner & was also awarded as the fastest growing IBM Business Partners for 2012, 2013 & 2014. Our Head office is in Toronto, Canada with offices in US and India as well. You can learn more at
Tangentia is one of the key Implementation partners with IBM and works closely with IBM services groups like GBS, GTS, and ISSW. Tangentia is authorized to sell and implement all IBM software brands across USA, Canada & India. Some of our key strengths are around  Identity & Access Management, IBM security, Sterling Commerce, Cognos, Tivoli, and WebSphere. Tangentia is also a key partner and works closely with the IBM training group.
We are hiring for the following positions
Job Title: Big Data / Cloud Consultant
Job ID #: 180214
Calgary, AB  
Duration: 6 months+
Start Date: ASAP
Interview Type: Phone & Skype
Role Description
The ability to assist our customer with the rapid business decision making, enabled by access to, and analysis of, data as a key competency and a requirement for the Innovation drive. Today, data is held in a myriad set of systems, requiring analysts and decision makers to spend much of their time researching data stores and sourcing that data. The length of time required to make sound data based business decisions is too long, resulting in missed business opportunities and decisions based on anecdotal observations and ‘gut feel.’

The implementation of this pilot project will include the following:
  • Provisioning of a ‘Data Lake’ to support big data analysis.
  • Development of data acquisition approaches that deliver data quickly to the business.
  • Collaborative business community driven approach to data curation and management.

Mandatory Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar consulting & Cloud strategy role (min 5 years)
  • Expert level skills with the Cloudera product ideally in an Azure environment
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Cloudera Manager
    • Cloudera Director
    • Cloudera Navigator
    • Streamsets
    • Data Science Workbench
    • Kafka
  • Experience implementing collaborative Data Governance and Data Curation standards in a large-enterprise environment
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