Cloud Data Architect (AWS)

Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: 10-04-2018
sailteam.io has been engaged to place a hands-on Data Architect that has strong knowledge of architecting data systems / data pipelines using AWS native technologies.

**No Sponsorship Being Offered**
**Must be onsite**


Batch and streaming data; structured and unstructured data
  • Expertise in AWS technologies eg. Redshift, RDS, S3, Spectrum, EMR, Athena, Glue, etc.
  • Batch and streaming data; structured and unstructured data
  • Data security / access, catalog, organization, resiliency, visualization
  • Data Analytics
  • Cloud technology options
 
What we’re looking for: 3+ years industry experience in the following:
 
  • Extensive hands on experience in designing and building end-to-end data processing systems using the best breed of database and data warehousing technologies
  • An expert in working with cutting edge big data technologies for data ingestion, storage, analytics and visualization
  • Strong hands on experience working with Python, Java, Scala or similar object-oriented programming languages, and in using software automation / CICD tools
  • An expert in working with AWS native technologies and in building massively scalable data systems on AWS
  • Strong hands on experience in data transformation using one or more modern ETL tools
  • Extensive experience working in data governance, security, lineage and resiliency
  • Have a BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
 
What you’ll be doing :
 
  • Architect / design a cloud native modern data eco-system that will be the single source of truth for all enterprise raw and transformed data
  • Work hand-in-hand with our business stakeholders and deliver internal and external-facing data experience that will support the digital strategy
  • Design and build user friendly capabilities for batch / real-time data ingestion, data transformation, analytics and visualization for structured and unstructured data
  • Develop a world-class scalable eco-system that will ensure data security, discoverability and resiliency
  • Use state-of-the-art tools and technologies to enable full cloud optimization, seamless elasticity and end-to-end automation
  • Help to foster the technology savvy culture across our business through being a tech evangelist and encouraging forward-thinking development
 
Who we’re looking for:
 
  • You are a hands-on data architect and have strong knowledge of architecting end-to-end data pipelines and data processing systems using cloud native technologies
  • You are an expert in gathering requirements from business users / stakeholders and effectively translating them into a data eco-system design that supports frictionless data flow and analytics across various systems and teams
  • You are comfortable in evaluating multiple options and determining the best cloud technology choices for data ingestion, storage, governance, processing and visualization
  • You have a strong expertise in building scalable software systems using the best breed of cloud automation and programming tools
  • You have a passion for thriving in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a “get it done” type of attitude
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative and team-focused engineering culture, but can also hunker-down to develop on your own when needed
Brandon Kievit
President @ sailteam.io
 
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