Data Architect

Last updated 43 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

As a Big Data Architect for IBM, you will have the unique opportunity to bring IBM collateral and your experience together and enhance the value that we bring clients.

You will use your consulting skills, analytical expertise, and business knowledge to determine business objectives, as well as processes, measurements and appropriate tools for formulating hypotheses and testing conclusions that result in the best solution for business needs.

Your Role and Responsibilities
What will I be doing?
  • Lead Data solutioning, consulting, architecture and delivery engagements across industry sectors
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities in Strategy and Architecture on complex engagements in global environments
  • Formulate a strategic vision and a tactical roadmap to address client's critical data requirements in conformance with overall corporate objectives
  • Serve as a subject matter expert available to accelerate sales and delivery in high growth analytics areas
  • Champion the use of data, cognitive and analytics to realize strategic insights to help drive cross-business unit initiatives focused primarily on revenues generation, effectiveness and efficiencies.

What skills will I need?
  • Solid background in data and analytics space
  • Ability to size and develop / validate physical architecture of data platform
  • Working knowledge in business strategy and research
  • Ability to lead in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Proven track record in pre-sales, consulting, architecture, solutioning and implementation

What experience will I need?
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Complex Architecture, Strategy Consulting and Big Data Architecture work, Information Governance
  • Experience in developing Enterprise Information Architecture
  • Experience in developing Data Lake / Modern Data Platform Solutions
  • Experience in Data Governance and Data Strategy work
  • Experience in developing architectures with open source tools and technologies for Big Data
  • Experience with Major Hadoop distributions - Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR or Cloud based Hadoop distributions AWS EMR, Azure HDInsight
  • Experience in SQL, Spark, Python and Scala
  • Good understanding and experience with the traditional DW architecture solutions
  • Experience in implementing use cases for Hadoop - DW Augmentation and Data Exploration
  • Experience and knowledge of traditional DW database platforms – DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Netezza and Teradata

Must Have
  • Must have self-drive to lead initiatives and multitask
  • Permanent residency to live and work in Australia
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About Business Unit
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