Big Data Solution Architect

Houston, TX, USA

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DESCRIPTION


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Big Data Solution Architect. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

We are looking to build and strengthen our Big Data Solution Architects teams across the country. Our ideal candidate will possess skills that make them a subject matter expert in various big data technologies and data science. These roles will entail architecture analysis, design, client management, and other skills.

Responsibilities

  • Development of proposals for implementation and design of scalable big data architecture;
  • Participation in customer’s workshops and presentation of the proposed solution;
  • Design, implement, and deploy high-performance, custom applications at scale on Hadoop;
  • Define and develop network infrastructure solutions to enable partners and clients to scale NoSQL and relational database architecture for growing demands and traffic;
  • Define common business and development processes, platform and tools usage for data acquisition, storage, transformation, and analysis;
  • Develop roadmaps and implementation strategy around data science initiatives including recommendation engines, predictive modeling, and machine learning;
  • Review and audit of existing solution, design and system architecture;
  • Perform profiling, troubleshooting of existing solutions;
  • Create technical documentation.

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as Java, Python, Ruby, or R;
  • Experience with major big data technologies and frameworks including but not limited to Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, HBase, Oozie, Mahout, Flume, ZooKeeper, MongoDB, and Cassandra;
  • Experience with big data solutions developed in large cloud computing infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Elastic MapReduce or Pivotal Cloud Foundry;
  • Experience in client-driven large-scale implementation projects;
  • Data Science and Analytics experience is a plus (Machine Learning, Recommendation Engines, Search Personalization);
  • Technical team leading and team management experience, deep understanding of Agile (Scrum), RUP programming process;
  • Strong experience in applications design, development and maintenance;
  • Solid knowledge of design patterns and refactoring concepts;
  • Practical expertise in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis;
  • Solid technical expertise & troubleshooting skills;
  • Possess expertise in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design;
  • Fluent oral and written English;
  • Ability to travel up to 50%.

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