Contract Data Architect

Contract / Temporary

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Contract Data Architect
Job Type
Contract / Temporary
Abu Dhabi
Salary Details
40 – 50 K/month + benefits
Start Date
Key Skills
Steve Green
023 8081 7151

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Job description

Contract Data Architect AED 40 – 50 K/month + benefits

Abu Dhabi, UAE

We are assisting our client to identify a Data Architect to join in the headquarters based in Abu Dhabi.

Skills / Environment
• Track record of successful delivery of Hadoop implementations all the way to Production (not only Proof of Concept)
• Strong understanding of distributed systems concerns
• Strong hands-on knowledge of Big Data technologies, such as:
o HDFS and related technologies (Avro, Parquet, Snappy)
o Map Reduce and Yarn
o Spark and Spark Streaming
o Kafka, Flume, Sqoop
o Hive, Pig, Impala
o Oozie
• Experience of working in Public Cloud environments (Azure, AWS)
• Data and Information Management experience
• Experience with following technologies is a bonus:
o Search engines such as Elastic Search, Solr/Lucene
o NoSQL database such as Cassandra, HBase, Couchbase
o Cache Grids (Oracle Coherence, ActiveSpaces, Redis)
o Data Science – Python, R, MLLib
o Datameer / Trifacta / Paxata and similar tools

Role Overview
• Experience in modern Information system architectures and design including technical leadership
• Applied skills in modelling, design and development of Big data solutions
• Bridging the gap between Functional and Technical teams especially in an Agile development environment
• Experience in architecting and maintaining technologies such as Hadoop
• Provide Operational Support for Data Governance and Analytics team.
• Develop guidelines and standards for metadata, reference data, and data quality.
• Are able to address current and future data governance requirements.
• Revise existing data models and are able to update/create data models according to existing data standards.
• Ensure compliance with data security and privacy mandates by revising/updating data dictionary, governance policies, and data quality standards.
• Manage the data governance tools and use-cases for the organization

Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. We are keen to build strong relationships with IT consultants based on providing a transparent and supportive service. Now in our 20th year we pay promptly and are a stable contracting partner in good financial health. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. 1070906). We never send your CV without your email authorisatio