Principal Big Data Architect

Currently seeking a Principal Big Data Architect to join our rapidly growing technology company that believes small empowered teams of talented individuals can make impactful change. The Principal Big Data Architect is passionate about delivering software products through leading a cross functional technical team. He/She will be responsible for a significant technical and intelligence data platform, partnering with the product owner to achieve client outcomes. The Principal Big Data Architect provides technical direction for product delivery and key technical components.
Demonstrated experience leading software development projects leveraging data platform solutions at scale.
Responsible for the employment, training, mentoring, and motivation of their team members.
Creates a method of ownership and communication within a cross functional technical project team.
Responsible for complex components and defining how multiple efforts enable end user features.
Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information filters, validates and interprets - leading to sound technical tradeoff that enables timely delivery of features.
Defines the technical implementation of the software architecture.
Reviews developmental frameworks, coding standards, conducts code reviews, and conducts in-depth design reviews.
Interface with Clients, Product Management, Technical Director, and the Community of Practice Leads across the company to ensure that the highest quality product is delivered meeting or exceeding all published guidelines.
Exercises broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex activities required for product delivery.
Defines, reviews and advises on the technical direction of the product that impacts the budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the products.
10+ years of experience across multiple technology disciplines including Build & Deploy, Application Delivery, Infrastructure, Cloud, Automation and Testing.
Experience leading and managing software development teams using AWS, Hadoop/Big Data tools.
Hands-on and deep understanding of the code and coding practices.
Experience/Familiarity with some technologies used by our teams:
Languages: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Java, Ruby, Bash, Python, R
JS Frameworks/Libraries: Angular.js, React
Big Data Tools: Hadoop, Accumulo, ZooKeeper
Map/Reduce frameworks (Spark), streaming (Storm, Samza)
Event sourcing and distributed message systems: Kafka, RabbitMQ
Build tools and dependency management: maven, npm, grunt, gulp
Infrastructure as Code tools: Chef, Puppet
Cloud Services: AWS, Azure
Understanding and appreciation of the testing pyramid (unit, functional, integration, system, API testing) and testing approaches TDD, BDD.
Ability to adapt to an ever changing technology landscape by exploring new languages and techniques for software delivery.
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of technical delivery.
Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
Direct work experience in technical delivery of software products.
Desirable Skills:
Bachelor's degree or Master's degree is highly preferred.
Ability to brief senior client executives and product managers.
Broad experience across business, application, information, infrastructure and security architecture domains.
Deep technical experience in consumer facing enterprise systems.
Hands-on experience providing senior technical leadership within product delivery teams.
Experience working with defect and quality management approaches, techniques, and principles to ensure delivery and minimize rework.
Working knowledge of Product Management processes, artifacts, and tools.
Self-motivated individual that possesses excellent time management and organizational skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to present a polished, professional, and diplomatic image to clients.
Prior experience in New Business Development/Proposals.
Location: Arlington, VA
Clearance: DoD Secret Clearance Eligible - Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
ByteCubed is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin or disability.
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