IBM Application Architect : Big Data in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you an experienced Big Data Architect looking to join the leaders in the field? Are you skilled in leading teams using the tools and products listed below and want to design solutions to meet the business and technical challenges of clients in almost every industry sector across the UK? If yes, we would like to talk to you.

The Big Data Architect will lead a team of consultants, both onshore and offshore, designing and delivering information management solutions for clients using traditional and big data techniques. This is a client facing role requiring exceptional communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate the business case for big data solutions to our clients.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Demonstrated consuting experience

  • Demonstrated leadership - both in terms of thought leadership, but also practical leadership of teams of people

  • Hands on end to end implementation of Big data engagements

  • Understanding of Hadoop frameworks and ecosystems - Hortonworks or Cloudera, Big Insights or similar

  • Experience of using the Apache Open Source components like HDFS, HIVE, HBASE, Impala, Flume, Sqoop or Mapreduce

  • Familiarity with Apache Open Source projects like Tez, Atlas, Zeppelin or others

  • Database (especially NOSQL databases) and operating system skills. SQL and/or Linux

  • Ability to clearly articulate solutions (both verbally and in writing)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Familiarity with Big Data security tools and approaches - Ranger, Kerebos, LDAP etc

  • Data science skills and knowledge of the R and/or Python data science libraries (numpy/scipy/skit-learn/panda etc.)

  • Development skills like Pig / Python / Java or C++ or similar

  • Projec management exerience

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.