IBM Application Architect-Big Data in Shanghai, China

Job Description

  • Understand emerging and evolving end user use cases and requirements in Big Data and Analytics, documenting those usage cases and business, technical and user requirements and designing a solutions architecture to meet those requirements.

  • Define and Document the Big Data architectures and solution requirements, specifying the implementation HW and SW solution stack.

  • Define end user proofs of concept to test the architectures, use case and corresponding technologies in testbed or real end user environments.

  • Play both a consultative role to design and deliver proven quality solutions

  • All architectural alignment tasks during the lifecycle of the project and ensuring that they align with information standards and Enterprise Models

  • Support the Program Manager in determining the skill sets and level of effort required to design a program, project and applications to meet business requirements

  • Select the appropriate analytical architecture to fulfill the program or project’s analytical requirements

  • Review and approve various artifacts ensuring enforcement of standard enterprise data element names, abbreviations, characteristics and domain during the lifecycle of the project/program.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Excellent communication skills (English & Mandarin)

  • Strong problem solving attitude and proactive behavior to growth

  • Substantial expertise in Advanced Analytics technologies & solutions (incl. SPSS, SAS, R, Tableau, Qlikview)

  • Proven practical expertise in Big Data projects using Hadoop Ecosystem, NoSQL or Cloud Data Management technologies

  • Experience in /as an architect in the data warehousing and BI space (incl. SQL / Data Modelling, Data Integration, Data Governance)

  • Proven ability as a Team Leader with responsibility of defining customer needs and designing client’s solutions

  • Experience in big data architecture - experience of designing and developing logical data models or knowledge of cognitive computing

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in Big Data project consulting - using Hadoop, Map Reduce or SQL technologies

  • Experience in design - experience with programming on high-scale or distributed systems (such as Hadoop)

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.