Senior Big Data Architect

Stockholm (Län)
den 16 maj 2018
den 16 juni 2018


Cognizant’s Banking and Financial Services (BFS) is one of the leading practices in Cognizant, servicing 250+ banking institutions globally including top 10 European Banks.

We are well known for our ability to assist customers in creating datalake programs in such areas as retail banking, wholesale banking, consumer lending, cards and payments, risk management, investment banking and brokerage, asset and wealth management, and securities services.

We provide and enhance a value proposition by helping clients tackle business problems. Seasoned consultants work closely with clients’ onsite to structure their problem, gather data and design solutions. The duration of a typical client engagement varies from 1-3 year(s).

Typical client problems addressed by BFS include:

  • Technology and Architecture Consulting

  • Business Process Analysis and Re-engineering

  • Application Development

From digital identification to digital connection: 

Digital tools grow fast, just like the digital attitude. This leads to increased customer demands and increased pressure to deliver coherent products and services that are digitally ready. Companies that want to keep their relevance must implement digital transformation in front of front office experiences, middle office business processes and back office IT environments. The urgent need for digital transformation raises a host of complex problems that organizations need to solve quickly. We help customers implement digital transformation by combining business and engineering architectures that provide competitive edge and growth on the top line.

Key Responsibilities of the job:

We are looking for a Senior Big Data Architect having more than 10 years of experience. The role requires experience in Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Deployment in Big Data frameworks and technologies.

He or she should have hands-on experience in designing and building big data lake/warehouse for data integration from enterprise wide applications/systems along with maintaining data pipelines, with a focus on writing scalable, clean, and fault-tolerant code to handle disparate data sources.

He should have ability to combine strong analytical and technical skills with business skills to engage with a wide range of stakeholders and also able to mentor team on the ground.

He or she should have Experience in Agile/Scrum Methodologies.

Skills & Experience:

The Ideal candidate should have 10+ years’ experience in Big Data & Analytics.  He or she should have excellent communication skills and should know how to engage and communicate with senior client leadership effectively, stakeholder on Director/C-Level acting as trusted advisor.

He or she should have skills/ experience in one or more the following:

  • Good hands-on experience with at-least one of the major Hadoop distributions (Preferably Hortonworks)

  • Good proficiency in one of the programming languages - Python, Scala, Java (preferably python)

  • Experience with various ingestion patterns for large data sets with open source and NoSQL technologies (e.g. MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Redis) at an Enterprise level

  • Understanding of Lambda architecture for ingestion including real-time streaming technologies (Confluent Kafka, Apache Storm, Apache Spark Streaming)

  • Knowledge and understanding of ETL design and data processing mechanisms

  • Knowledge about data replication, data masking, and performance factors, etc.

  • Understanding of Microservices Patterns and experience in Design, Development and Deployment of Microservices

  • Hands-on experience with Container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes

  • Good knowledge in CICD process and DevOps toolset like GIT/Jenkins/Maven

  • Articulate pros and cons of various technologies, platforms and tools

  • Experience in Agile/Scrum Methodologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Fluent in English. Swedish can be an added advantage

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Computer Applications

  • Certification in Big Data relevant technologies

Continuously developing yourself:

It doesn’t matter on which level you start at Cognizant; you will always keep developing yourself with our Cognizant Academy. Besides that, we share the experience we gained in our programs at customers and socialize. It’s not an obligation but very popular.

Because we are growing fast and opportunities arise around every corner. We don’t want to push your career as this is something you can do yourself. That’s more fun, right?

We are proud to announce that Cognizant has for the third consecutive year running been officially certified as a "Top Employer Sweden!

Cognizant Technology Solutions Sweden AB provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees.

Are you willing to join us and grow together?

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @ Cognizant.

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