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Job Description GoAhead Solutions has an immediate need for a Lead Data Architect in Rochester, NY. This would be a Six plus month contract to start out. Job Description: -The Lead Data Architect position requires expert knowledge and technical skills in the Big Data technology and associated tools. The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience with enterprise scale applications and systems. This role requires a passion for leveraging emerging technologies and next generation architectures to solve business problems. Success in this role means having the ability to teach, mentor and take charge of a hands-on delivery team, as well as the ability to support engagement of clients on potential business opportunities. -The position is responsible for the overall design of the data architecture, across all data types (structured, semi-structured and unstructured), balancing the need for access against security and performance requirements. This role will drive enterprise information requirements: strategy, design, access, usage and stewardship and promote Data Management & Governance practices. -Hands on experience in using MPP platforms like Teradatas unified data platform and Healthcare payer industry experience is a major plus for this position. Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities: -Design highly-available data hub architectures for large scale, mission critical applications and high-performance-computing (HPC) workloads -Provide guidance to the organization in the form of reference architectures, guidance principles, and proof of concept and reference implementations for advance analytics tools and technologies -Work in conjunction with Infrastructure, Dev Ops, Security and Engineering groups to drive the strategy to provide stable, secure and enterprise-class data-hub and real-time analytics systems -Work closely with other architects to align the projects' architectural direction with domain roadmaps, standards and reference architectures -Work with cross-functional departments and delivery teams to ensure that they understand the prescribed direction. Oversee the execution of key architectural initiatives within this domain -Hands-on in the delivery of enterprise data-hub to meet enterprise analytic and business intelligence needs. Utilizing hands-on technical skills in architecting, designing, developing and implementing large scale Big Data solutions -Provide guidance to other architects and engineers in the technologies being assessed and used -Assist Management with the training and mentoring of the team members -Collaborate with other teams to address upstream and downstream integration dependencies via services and SLA's -Demonstrate technical leadership and ability to contribute to establishing the overall solution direction -Be self-starter with the initiative and enthusiasm to learn new tools & technologies within the Hadoop eco system -Maintain a working knowledge of Excellus's applications and system integration Minimum Qualifications: -BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field required -8+ years of experience in architecture or relevant Technology discipline required, including 4 years software development, system architecture, and/or system administration -Certification from one of the Big Data vendors - Cloudera, Hortonworks, IBM, Databricks, Teradata -1 year of hands-on experience with the technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem -2 year of hands-on experience with MPP platforms like Teradata -Experience working directly with business clients to design a solution that meets business requirements; ability to clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms and architectural options, as well as being able to document use cases, solutions and recommendations. -Experience data governance concepts and tools -Experience in designing solutions for multiple large data warehouses with a good understanding of cluster and parallel architecture as well as high-scale or distributed RDBMS and/or knowledge on NoSQL platforms -Architecture experience in defining the outline for a team-wide development -Experience with Architecture patterns and practices (ex. Web architectures, cloud computing, data architecture) -Understand DevOps principles and work with the team to implement automation and continuous integration -Event-based/reactive architectures and message passing (eg message based patterns for orchestration and integration) -Technical computing (optimization, statistics and machine learning). -Previous experience in reporting and predictive modeling is preferred -Perform analysis of vast data stores and uncover insights -Business process modeling (BPM) experience -Advanced understanding of open source software development tools and solutions. Strong analytical skills with open source solutions -Experience with a variety of Hadoop tools such as Hive, Presto, Flume, Storm, Kafka, Spark -Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of Java, JSP, Javascript, Python, R, NodeJS -Hands on relational database experience (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server) is beneficial -Hands on experience in working with Hadoop ecosystems -Experience using Metadata tools and practices -Familiarity with Master Data Management -Familiarity with run on premise and cloud based architecture -Familiarity with security tools such as Kerberos, Ranger, LDAP, Active Directory -Familiarity with the Linux operating system -Familiarity with Data virtualization -Familiarity with ETL tools such as Informatica, Talend and/or Pentaho. -Experience with agile techniques or methods -Educational background in Data science is preferred -Ability to manage multiple priorities in a quickly changing environment -Ability to work in a team environment -Ability to manage multiple priorities in a quickly changing environment -Ability to research, plan, organize, lead, and implement new processes or technology -Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills. Company Description A great opportunity to work for a rapidly growing company.


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