Big Data Architect - Senior Manager & Manager

Oakmont Consulting
90000.00 - 110000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits + Bonus
11 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Big Data Architect- Senior Manager & Manager

Our Client,one of the world's leading and most innovative Technology and Business Consulting organizations, is currently recruiting for a Big Data Senior Manager & Manager, who will focus on Risk Technology within their Financial Services Technology Practice. Specifically, they require talented professionals with knowledge of Risk Technology across Risk Trading and Analytics, Datamodelling, Business Analysis and Big Data.

With the increased focus on transparency, ever-increasing regulatory requirements, and the evolution of technology, their clients are turning to them for advice and support in driving innovation, growth and change in their organisations.

Their Financial Services clients (many within the FTSE100) encompass Retail and Commercial Banking, Capital markets, Insurance and Investment Management.

The Role:

As part of the FS Technology Consulting Big Data' team, you will possess a strong IT development or coding background and have experience of designing data platforms and applications.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing technical specifications corresponding with architecture, based on business requirements and functional analysis
  • Building the software as per the technical specification
  • Managing deliverables and work closely with senior team members to lead delivery of technology enabled pro jects and sub-programmes on client engagements
  • Reporting to the IT Lead, further coordinating with project managers, functional analysts, data providers, vendor, development & testing teams
  • Play a vital role in supporting business development activities, as a technology SME helping build relationships with key customers
  • Identifying, often complex, client needs and propose value based technology solutions
  • Developing the careers of the teams working with and reporting to you

Key Technical Requirements:

  • Big Data - MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, Hive, Zookeeper, HDFS and other Hadoop eco- systems components
  • Spark, Spark Streaming, Spark SQL, RDD or DataFrames or datasets APIs for complex process and c alculation orchestration
  • Data Architecture approaches on Big Data, eg Schema on Read, Data formats, Avro, Parquet, Orc
  • Bi tools- Zepplin, QlikView and Business Objects for large scale dashboards and reporting knowledge of Server Query Language (SQL)
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Experienced developer, Systems Architecture & Programming background
  • Large scale distributed processing architectures eg enterprising caching, low latency data driven platforms expertise in Clustering & Distributed Systems including exposure to CEP patterns
  • Understanding of configuration management systems (eg Chef/Puppet)

Essential skills:

  • Experience within the financial services sector
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & networking ability to develop and nurture contacts
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen to identify client's real business needs
  • Proven delivery skills of large, complex and multi-vendor projects
  • Articulate report, proposal and article writing skills
  • Track record of coaching and developing team members
  • For Senior Managers- track record of sales and delivery within a similar environment
  • Computing, Numerate or Engineering degree

Desirable skills:

  • Technical Skills -knowledge of technology applications used to support Datamodelling in FS clients
  • Business Skills - good commercial acumen in seeking out opportunities and the winning of work
  • Delivery Skills - ability to use industry and technical skills to better deliver practical solutions
  • Analytical Skills -ability to diagnose client issues through rigorous analysis, including data analytics

What they can do for you:

  • Opportunity to progress to Director level
  • Flexible working practices
  • Tailored personal & career development programs
  • Diverse & inclusive working culture including a variety of internal support networks

Client: Global Financial Services Technology & Business Consultancy

Location: London

Salary: GBP90,000-GBP110,000 + Bonus & attractive benefits package

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