Data Cloud Architect

Location: Charlotte, NC, OR Malvern, PA
Date Posted: 05-06-2017
Cloud Data Architect

Location: Charlotte, NC (Preferred) or Malvern, PA 
Duration: 1 year + Ext.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provides the architectural leadership in shaping strategic technology programs, which focus on both Business of IT (e.g., Unified Communication, SOI) and LOB-specific strategic technology programs.
2. Continuously pursues advanced level technical acumen:
· Attends conferences and engages in associated activities (e.g., conducting presentations, leading workshops, etc.).
· Consumes and contributes content from and to Open Source communities.
3. Provides architecture thought leadership and expertise including cost optimisation
4. Defines reference and implementation architectures.
5. Produces technology roadmaps in support of IT’s vision and strategy.
6. Develops proof-of-concept prototypes and initial implementation models.
7. Monitors implementation activity to ensure architecture and design principles are upheld.
8. Ensures implementation solutions support architecture objectives (availability, scalability, performance, security, etc.), as appropriate.
10. Communicates complicated technical concepts effectively to a broad group of stakeholders.
11. Establishes relationships with IT leaders, architects, and technical specialists for the purpose of advancing proposed architectural solutions.
12. Coaches and mentors more junior architects.
13. Utilises a general understanding of the competitive landscape and corporate and business unit strategies to provide context for architectural decision making.

  • Minimum eight years relevant work experience.
  • Highly experienced with Hadoop, Redshift, and EMR
  • Strong database and cloud expertise, along with experience with data replication technology required
  • Strong knowledge of micro-services and DDAAS required
  •  Expert level AWS knowledge is required.
  • Minimum five years big data or advanced analytics experience required
  • Experience with Enterprise Information Management (EIM) is required
  • Experience with CDC tools (Attunity preferred) to move data from OnPrem sources

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