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Big Data Solutions Architect

IT & IS | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Big Data Solutions Architect


  • Research, present and accurately articulate benefits and goals of these technologies, such as Big Data, NoSQL, data virtualization and data services
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data architecture and data integration implementations
  • Define common business and development processes, platform and tools usage for data acquisition, storage, transformation, and analysis
  • Gather requirements from key end-users and translate them into an effective system design, while considering and anticipating organizational impact for Data Management
  • Strong understanding of data lake approaches, industry standards and industry best practices
  • Propose technical solutions used for descriptive analytics, ETL, predictive modeling, and prescriptive real-time decisions analytics
  • Understands the data related problems and requirements to identify the optimal technical approach


  • Proven track record as a Solutions Architect for various Software solutions
  • 10+ years of experience in developing middle-tier and backend components in enterprise applications on the .NET Framework
  • 8+ years of experience in dealing with large datasets on Relational Databases (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL) and a high proficiency in SQL
  • 6+ years of experience in Data architecture, Database and ETL development, support and operations
  • 3+ years of experience with major Big Data technologies and frameworks including but not limited to MongoDB, Elasticsearch, MariaDB, Cassandra, Vertica, Kudu and HBase
  • Must have hands-on data engineering experience such as data modeling, query tuning, partitioning and troubleshooting
  • Must be able to present specific details (Data Volume and Velocity, Hardware, Storage, Load, Tools) surrounding Big Data technologies that were used
  • Must have hands-on programming experience dealing with distributed and concurrent backend systems
  • Any experience involving technology selection would be nice to have or exposure to more than one of the above Big Data technologies is a plus
  • Technical knowledge of Cloud Computing patterns, DevOps methods, CI/CD automation practices and Microservices
  • Data Science and Analytics experience is a plus

$75 per Hour     Chantilly, VA  20152​