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Hadoop Technical Architect - Luton - £80,000 + 20% bonus

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    IT Architecture

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    Up to £80000 per annum + 20% bonus & benefits

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    over 1 year ago

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Hadoop Technical Architect - Luton - £80,000 + 20% bonus & benefits

Our client a FTSE 100 International e-commerce business is currently seeking a Hadoop Technical Architect to join their team in Luton.

With a large investment into a Hadoop big data platform and this is a chance for you to be part of an exciting transformation in the way they store, analyse and use data in a fast-paced organisation. You will join as a Technical Architect providing technical leadership to a data engineering team and playing a major role in adhering to big data best practices

This role will support the business on the journey from a greenfield big data estate to a mature data lead organisation.

Essential Skills:

  • Familiarity in a Unix environment and comfortable with shell-scripting, competent hands-on experience with Spark, Python, Hive, Impala.
  • Stakeholder management skills at leadership level.
  • Take ownership of solutions and have experience in presenting them at architecture boards.
  • Worked with a combination of cloud based Big data technologies (HDFS, Spark, Hive, Impala, Kudu, Python, Oozie, Flume, Kafka) and (OLTP and Data Warehousing) - within SQL server or other RDBMS's. (SQL server).
  • Linux experience
  • Extensive Data modelling experience from conceptual to logical models. Taking long term ownership of the data models and analytical products built on top of them.
  • Building Solution blueprints
  • Up to date knowledge of data and analytical technical domain.


  • Working with external parties, and internal members of the IT team and business units to research, define and document the architecture solution and high-level designs for projects and initiatives in the data domain
  • Work with the development team and BA's to develope designs around the platform and data products.
  • Lead the Data Engineering board and build patterns and standards for the data engineering teams.
  • Providing technical data solutions including design and development of logical and physical data models and databases for BI solutions.
  • Set and govern non-functional requirements for BI solutions/systems ensuring that the delivery teams meet set standards around performance, security, code maintainability and supportability.
  • Maintain and enhance documentation around current state BI Architecture.
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to the BI development teams around BI solution/system design and coding, ensuring standards are consistency upheld and quality practices are embedded early within delivery teams. Help redefine standards and patterns were necessary, work closely with BI Development team on patterns and best practices.
  • Develop robust data pipelines to serve the analyst and data science community.
  • Work with a mixed team of onshore and offshore resource.
  • Socialise the virtues of a big data /Lambda architecture

If this Hadoop Technical Architect role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Hadoop Technical Architect - Luton - £80,000 + 20% bonus & benefits