Contract position for BIG DATA Architect in Herndon,VA - Only citizens and Green card Holders

BI Tools, AWS Lambda, AWS Glue, Hortonworks DataFlow, AWS Redshift, Pentaho Data, Integrator/ETL tools, Big Data, Agile, Hortonworks
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Open position for USA Citizens and Green Cardholders

Client: Federal Gov

The ideal candidate will be part of a multi-tenanted Data Platform engineering and technology team and will partner closely with a team of business analysts, data engineers and data scientists to conceptualize and realize validated solutions. They will work with senior architects to design, plan, and realize as a service solution for the Data Platform.

They will provide technical direction to the development and operations team. They will work with different stakeholders to enable data to ingest, preparation and data delivery and analytics & reporting services. They bring a strong understanding of AWS data services, COTS and open source tools for delivering tightly integrated managed & shared data services.

They will bring extensive experience in working with structured and unstructured data and will enable design and delivery of training via workshops, tutorials and other channels to enable utilization of existing and new data services for tenant users. They will also lead the estimation activities for new projects and will assist in evaluating new technologies in the data domain along with senior architects


  • Provide architecture and technology leadership across the data lifecycle tools and services ingest, prepare, analyze, archive, retire - utilizing AWS services and other COTS and open source tools
  • Developing and recommending novel and innovative -- approaches to solving business and technical problems in the data and analytics domain
  • Introducing, upgrading and managing services across traditional ETL, streaming data, traditional BI, Analytics & ML
  • Providing support to leadership by building Proof of Concepts & Prototypes for validation
  • Bringing to bear clear understanding of as a service operations for all commissioned and new tools and services within the data platform
  • Working with the developers, business analysts and subject matter experts to understand the complex technological systems in order to produce integrated end-to-end solution options
  • Making recommendations about platform and technology adoption, including database servers, application servers, libraries, and frameworks
  • Assisting project managers in setting schedules for new technology adoption
  • Driving operations efficiency through automaton, training for team members and enabling concise documentation
  • Support security operations via required technical and security architecture and control documents


Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in IT Solution Delivery and architecture in data domain with extensive experience in Big Data
  • 5+ years of full-lifecycle application development experience
  • 3+ years of experience using Agile/Lean methodologies
  • Experience with AWS Redshift, and Pentaho Data Integrator/ETL tools
  • Experience with Hortonworks Data Platform and Hortonworks DataFlow
  • Strong experience in Linux environments with some scripting experience
  • Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical details
  • Ability to come up with a detailed architecture that includes infra, security, disaster recovery/BCP plans
  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field

Desired Skills:

  • Hortonworks Certified Hadoop System Administrator
  • Experience with AWS Data services such as Step functions, lambda, Glue
  • Experience in configuring and utilizing S3 effectively as a big data store for querying and analysis

Qualifications (Education/Experience) :

  • Bachelor's degree with 10-12 years of experience, Master's degree preferred

Posted By

Monica Khazanchi

8140 Ashton Ave, Suite 210 Manassas, VA, 20109

Dice Id : 10122810
Position Id : 6147326
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