Job Description :

Position:  AWS Big Data Architect

Location: San Jose, CA


Job Description: 

·        Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of AWS technology data architecture. This includes data management architectures involving batch, micro-batch, and real-time streaming of data in both cloud and on-premise solutions

·        Provide data architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.

·        Become a trusted advisor for AWS Data Architecture

·        Provide architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for data management.

·        Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features.

·        Project and solution estimation and team structure definition

·        Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions.

·        Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production.

·        Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks.

·        Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications.

·        Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.

·        Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions

·        Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs

·        Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change


·        Minimum 10 years of professional experience with Data Management technologies.

·        5+ years of AWS Redshift, Hadoop, NoSQL, and Open-Source data management technologies.

·        Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight.

·        At least 3 Redshift/Hadoop/NoSQL project implementations that exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and optimize) – is a MUST.

·        AWS Architecture experience. AWS Certification preferred.

·        Experience in creating data warehouses and data lakes for AI and Machine Learning

·        Experience with cloud Data Solutions from Azure, and/or GCP is an added benefit.

·        Solid functional understanding of the Open-Source Big Data Technologies including major Hadoop projects, Kafka, NoSQL Databases.

·        Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture.

·        Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition.

·        Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction.

·        Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.

·        Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices.

·        Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes.

·        Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.

·        Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members.

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.

·        Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams.

·        Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills.

·        Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.

·        Excellent problem-solving skills.

·        Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

Preferred Skills And Education

·        Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

·        Candidates hands on experience with Hadoop technologies.

·        Ability to lead data strategy assessments and technically lead implementation projects.


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