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Senior Architect Big Data

ON, Canada
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

Senior Architect Big Data

At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front line 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. What we offer is the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.


The individual chosen for this position should have extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas

More than 3+ years of Hands-on experience in Big Data application development involving various data processing techniques for Data Ingestion, Data Modeling (File System & No-SQL), In-Stream data processing and Batch Analytics.

Excellent knowledge & delivery experience with the Hadoop (CDH or HDP) technology stack (Hadoop, HDFS, MR, Yarn, Hive, Spark, Spark Streaming, Avro, Parquet, HBase, Sqoop, NiFi, Oozie, etc.).

Strong Core Java / Scala development skills

Good understanding of No-SQL platforms like HBase, MongoDB & Cassandra. Exposure of distributed search platforms like ElasticSearch & SolR.

Experience of developing Big Data Applications on premise as well as Cloud (AWS or Azure).

Good knowledge of RDBMS technologies like – MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server.

Expertise in Business Requirement gathering, Analysis & conceptualizing high-level architectural framework & Design

Must have experience in designing and architecting large scale distributed data management & analytics applications

Thorough understanding of Solution architecting & Estimation process

Excellent consulting skills, oral and written communication, presentation, and analytical skills

Active involvement in thought leadership Best Practices development, Written White Papers and/or POVs on Big Data Technology

Self-starter, Self-learner, with a keen interest to grow in Analytics space. Ability to drive end to end project’s design & development while working closely with global clients.


Nice to have knowledge of traditional Data Warehousing architecture, design principles

Nice to have knowledge of any one of BI & ETL tools such as Cognos / BO/ Tableau / Qlikview / Informatica / Datastage / Talend etc

Nice to have knowledge of data mining and machine learning algorithms used in analytics and tools like R, Python, Weka

EXPERIENCE : 8-12 years

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s / Master’s degree (Science or Engineering preferred

  • Work closely with client stakeholders to establish technology strategy at a business level.
  • Lead design, estimation, planning and implementation of IT system related business solutions.
  • Work with business stakeholders to provide technical solutions that deliver to business needs.
  • Consult clients’ senior technical leaders on best practice points of view.
  • Establish and manage high, mid and low level project plans working with a Project Manager.
  • Provide leadership and technical direction for multidisciplinary, international teams of 20+ people.
  • Contribute to define client account strategies.
  • Lead business development and proposal work, developing client relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to deliver compelling presentations to senior internal and client stakeholders.

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