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Cloud Big Data Architect - Azure, Hadoop

Newport Beach, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. We offer the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering ground-breaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

As a Cloud Architect, you will use your technology expertise in Infrastructure domains, including data-centees, networks, storage, servers and service monitoring and end user computing to realize ground-breaking technology solutions for our clients. You will provide strategic technical advisory solutions to multiple clients for cloud management platforms and complete infrastructure solutions.

  • Experienced senior architect with the ability to work hands-on define architecture / blueprints, and advise clients on technology strategy.
  • Project experience related to infrastructure and data migration of databases/data warehouses (Oracle or SQL Server) from on-premise to cloud
  • Project experience using Informatica v10 Big Data Edition (BDE) or Big Data Management (BDM) for relational and non-relational data (formats like json, xml, avro, parquet, copybook, etc.)
  • Project experience using Azure cloud, data lake storage, installation, security and infrastructure (IaaS) set up
  • Project experience in designing or migrating existing systems using Hadoop 2.x, HDInsight, Spark, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, HDFS
  • Project experience building data pipelines using Oozie, Azkaban or similar tools
  • Experience in performance tuning of complex ETL mappings for relational and non-relational workloads
  • Knowledge of advanced SQL programming, PL/SQL or T-SQL, and ETL (Informatica)
  • Knowledge of Unix scripting or PowerShell
  • Experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS services
  • Hands on experience in Azure, preferably data heavy / analytics applications leveraging relational and NoSQL databases, data warehouse and big data.
  • Good understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Cloud migration experience alone will not be enough - need experience building cloud native applications.
  • Experience with Big Data technologies i.e. Hadoop or Spark
  • Openness to travel and work at client offices
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
About Global Markets

Sapient Global Markets, a part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of services to today’s evolving financial and commodity markets. We provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and commodity centers worldwide, as well as in large technology development and operations outsourcing centers. For more information, visit

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.
Sapient is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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