Snr Solutions Architect

Job Ref: 50198255
Sector: Data and Analytics
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 29 January 2019
  • London, England, UK GBR ec3a 4af
  • £80,000 - £100,000 per Year
  • Sarah Sandhu
  • 0207 654 1409

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Senior Solutions Architect - Data Engineering

One of the world's largest media groups in Central London is looking to appoint a Senior Solutions Architect in the Data Engineering space.

As a Senior Architect, this will develop and coach architects and developers in strong architectural and software practices. You will be experienced bringing new ideas from all areas including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design networking and data storage security and AI.

The key areas of responsibility in this role will include:

  • Day to day architectural and design activities in the Data Engineering team, working on one of the threw major components of Data Engineering: Connector Management, Transformation and Extraction; Data Storage and Query
  • Identify and implement scaled architecture best practices in conjunction with your peers, both within Data Engineering and Technology as a whole
  • Coach architects and developers on the team
  • Responsible for high and detailed level designs
  • Identify and implement scaled architecture best practices in conjunction with your peers, both within Data Engineering and Technology as a whole
  • Responsibility for ensuring design and solution reviews are conducted to a high standard
  • Ensure the use of continuous delivery pipelines and tools to fully automate deployment, testing, delivery, and management of development, QA and production systems on a variety of cloud platforms
  • Troubleshoot and take ownership of issues in our architecture and design, working with development, test and devops to resolution.
  • Continuous learning and evaluation of the latest methods, tools, and technologies

The Group is therefore looking for an individual with the following experience:

  • Proven experience working in small teams and coaching architects and developers
  • Industry experience working with Big Data platforms
  • Development proficiency in one of the following beneficial: Python, Java or Javascript
  • Experienced in Agile test driven software development
  • Ability to create high-quality scalable architectures and detailed designs in an agile environment
  • Knowledge of and experience in microservice architecture essential
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply emerging programming languages, frameworks, and platforms
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS
  • Working experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes an advantage
  • Good communication and collaboration skills

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

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