Senior Big Data Architect - £125,000 + bonus

Senior Big Data Architect - £125,000 + bonus

Job Title: Senior Big Data Architect - £125,000 + bonus
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00072829_1526400621
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2018 17:10

Job Description

Senior Big Data Architect - £125,000 + bonus + benefits!

Due to hyper growth my client requires an experience Big Data Architect to join their Advanced Data Analytics Practice headquartered in London.


You will join the fastest growing and best performing practice in this mammoth company as a Senior Big Data Architect. This will see you taking the lead on high profile digital transformation projects with some of the biggest brands in the UK helping them to solve their unique business problems and utilise their valuable data assets more efficiently/effectively through the implementation of platforms based on next generation Big Data Technologies.

The practice continues to consistently grow in the double digits and this opportunity would see the Senior Big Data Architect not only working with some of the best known brands in the UK, but also in close proximity to the latest technological break-through's in the Hadoop Ecosystem, AI/Machine Learning, Blockchain and IoT.

As a Senior Big Data Architect you will report into a Practice Director and your role will be two fold;

1) build strong relationships with senior client stakeholders, helping them to understand how they can leverage Big Data Technologies (such as Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Kafka, Oozie, Pig, Cassandra, Flume etc) to solve their unique business problems. You will guide them through the journey ensuring budgets, profitability and time lines are achieved and will be accountable for engaging with teams on site on best practice and oversee performance/deliverables etc. From Hadoop Cluster Implementations to Data Ingestion and Real Time Streaming Analytics, your projects will help these companies implement digital transformation that will be key to their success in the future.

2) Taking full, personal ownership of high profile projects responsible for guiding the full Big Data Solution project lifecycle including discovery, requirements analysis, Big Data Information architecture design, implementation, testing and deployment.


- Successful previous experience in a similar role guiding clients on analytics adoption shaping and managing complex Big Data projects across a variety of industry sectors
- In depth previous experience of delivering end to end Big Data implementations
- Strong 'hands on' experience with the Big Data Tech Stack i.e. Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Spark, Sqoop, Cassandra, Pig, kafka etc
- Experience with Cloud based Big Data implementations utilising tech such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
- Hands on skills with ETL TOOLS such as Informatica, SSIS, Talend, Pentaho etc
- Experience of delivering Data Lake Implementations
- Experience of leading multi-skilled, geographically distributed teams delivering big data implementations
- Exceptional skills building C-Level client relationships


- Salary up to £125,000 + bonus
- Standard benefits: Contributory pension, healthcare, life insurance, income protection, dental etc
- Outstanding benefits: Holiday buy/sale, vouchers, discounts, gym, full funded training/access to certifications, flexible working options


A consultancy at the forefront of the Business & Digital Transformation curve working with the biggest names in Financial Services, Capital Markets, Healthcare, Media and FMCG to name a few of the sectors they operate in.

With a truly global presence, well over 160,000 employees worldwide and numerous awards for 'Best Place to Work" etc the company are a great home to push your career to the next level and enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Senior Big Data Architect - £125,000 + bonus + benefits!

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