Principal Big Data Architect

Recruiter
CGI
Location
Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 18, 2017
Role
IT
Industry
Legal
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Principal Big Data Architect

Position Description
The Principal Big Data Architect will own and drive the overall strategy and roadmap for Big Data Implementation working closely with customer-facing account teams, internal practice leaders and external partners to address Insurance Digital Transformation initiative. The ideal person for this position will have expertise in Big Data, BI/Analytics, or data integration, be detail oriented, think strategically, and possess a strong work ethic. Your future duties and responsibilities
• Design and implement scalable Big Data architecture solutions for various application needs.
• Analyze multiple sources of structured and unstructured data to propose and design data architecture solutions for scalability, high availability, fault tolerance, and elasticity.
• Develop conceptual, logical and physical design for various data types and large volumes.
• Implement some or all of the Big Data systems in distributed cloud environments.
• Implement security, encryption best practices for Big Data environments.
• Architect, design and implement high performance large volume data integration processes, database, storage, and other back-end services in fully virtualized environments.
• Collaborate with customer teams to formulate the problem, recommend a solution approach and design a data architecture
• Work closely with the product management and development teams to rapidly translate the understanding of customer data and requirements to product and solutions
• Participate in Rapid Application Development and Agile processes to deliver new cloud platform services and components.
• Set architectural vision and direction across a matrix of teams.
• Prototypes and POCs Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Hands-On Technical Competencies

• Good experience in NoSQL (MongoDB/Cassandara)
• Good experience in hive scripts, Map reduce, handling incremental data
• Good experience in SPARK,Pig/SQOOP/Kafka/Flume/HBase/Oozie for extracting near real-time data & event messaging and processing.
• Good experience in offloading/loading data in RDBMS & HDFS
• Java a big plus
• Experience working with Cloud Storage solutions in AWS, Azure etc. is a plus.

Qualifications
• 5+ years - Data Integration design and implementation
• 3+ years - Large Scale Solution Architect ,Design skills in Big Data, ETL Platform
• 3+ years - Big Data/AWS/Azure cloud implementation
• Experience in Insurance industry a plus

Desirable Skills

• 10+ years of experience as a technology leader designing and developing data architecture solutions with more than 3+ years specializing in big data architecture or data analytics.
• Strong, in-depth experience in data modeling and experience with business intelligence systems (dimensional modeling, data mining, predictive analytics).
• Knowledge and experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL and Map-Reduce and other Industry BigData Frameworks
• Broad based architecture acumen: Database architecture, ETL, SOA, Cloud, etc
• Comfortable in multi-terabyte production environments
• Highly proficient with large data sets and clustersEducation:
University Bachelors At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at .

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

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Company Description At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at .

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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