Data Architect

San Jose, CA

Posted: 03/04/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT Job Number: JOS000008463

Responsible to develop and support cloud-based data and analytics platform. Looking for a person who has a passion for developing and operating reliable, distributed software systems that require high availability to support mission-critical business tasks. This person will build and lead his team of data engineers to build a data platform in the cloud and provide analytical solutions. 

Job Function: 

  • Build and lead a team of data engineers to develop, maintain and support cloud-based data analytics platform.  
  • Own and manage product support and change management process of data systems like pipelines and data warehousing.  
  • Help develop systems / components to improve operation simplicity and system reliability. For example, monitoring system, deployment automation and diagnosis tools.  
  • Help with infrastructure resource planning.  
  • Interact with business leads and technical stakeholders to translate complex customer requirements into recommendations for appropriate solution architectures and analytical services. 

Required Skills:  

  • Ability to think clearly and respond promptly in various operational scenarios  
  • Ability to attract, motivate, lead, and retain exceptional talent and can clearly articulate vision and purpose  
  • Proven track record of developing and mentoring direct reports,  
  • Ability to develop healthy working relationships quickly, build consensus and influence across the organization  
  • Proven ability to balance long-range, strategic leadership approach with near-term, detailed, day-to-day operational imperatives (e.g., can maintain bigger picture orientation while remaining hands-on and tactical)  
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, with a focus on translating business requirements into technology solutions.  
  • Self-motivated, self-directed team player 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • MS degree in Computer Science, Math, Stats or relevant work experience  
  • 5+ years of experience designing and deploying distributed data processing systems with one or more technologies (MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra, HBase, Redis, MongoDB, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.).  
  • 10+ years of experience reading software code in one or more programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.).  
  • Proficiency in Linux/network administration (network, storage, file system questions)  
  • Experience in systems design, with the ability to architect or explain complex systems interactions including data flows, common interfaces, APIs and methods available. 

Desired Previous Job Experience 

  • Expertise in problem solving and analyzing global scale distributed systems.  
  • Experience with development and deployment in a hosted cloud environment like AWS or Azure  
  • Experience with e-Commerce systems like supply chain management and payment processing systems  
  • Experience with CDW platforms like Google BigQuery, Cloudera, Snowflake, etc.  

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