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Job #: 50080
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DESCRIPTION


We are looking for an experienced Solution Architect specialized in Big Data in Shanghai to make the team stronger.

We Value


Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.

Responsibilities

  • Play key developer and software architect roles, and usually also roles of a development team lead, project coordinator, reviewer or auditor
  • Be a role model for colleagues, e.g. create deliverables and technical documentation in high quality
  • Understand, follow and enhance defined software development process and introduce engineering practices
  • Provide input on, follow and evangelize code quality guidelines and standards
  • Develop proposals for implementation and designs scalable Big Data architecture
  • Participate in customer’s workshops and presents designed solution
  • Design, implement, and deploy high-performance, custom applications at scale on Hadoop
  • Define and develop network infrastructure solutions to enable partners and clients to scale Big Data architecture for growing demands and traffic
  • Define common business and development processes, platform and tools usage for data acquisition, storage, transformation, and analysis
  • Develop roadmaps and implementation strategy around data science initiatives including recommendation engines, predictive modeling, and machine learning
  • Perform reviews and audits of existing solution, design and system architecture
  • Perform profiling, troubleshooting of existing solutions
  • Createstechnical documentation
  • Lead the strategic planning, development and implementation of medium-to-large Big Data solutions or a component of a larger solution. Leads on all stages of presales activities for such projects. Works on architectural POCs, where required
  • Interact with clients, advises and leads the translation of business requirements and models into appropriate architectural designs to ensure that business needs are met

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related majors
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant development experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with at least 3 major big data technologies and frameworks including but not limited to HDFS, MapReduce, Spark, Hive, HBase, Cassandra and Elastic Search
  • Minimum 1 year as Solution Architect, doing solution architecture design and architecture review for small-to-medium size solutions based on familiar technology stack
  • Strong knowledge of at least one programming language such as Java, Scala, Python
  • Expert in designing high quality solutions using OOP, TDD/BDD, Design Patterns and SOLID principles
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical mind, conscientious attitude, and passion for engineering excellence
  • Upper intermediate (CEFR B2) or higher level of spoken and written English
  • Self-management and strong prioritization skills
  • Understanding of code quality measurements and able to implement efficient Unit Tests
  • In depth understanding of different phases of software development lifecycle and understanding of Agile Scrum processes
  • Ability to analyze several possible decisions of engineering problem and evaluate which one is better suited
  • Willingness to adapt to changing requirements and ability to prioritize accordingly
  • Possess strong SQL knowledge and general knowledge of data management
  • Practical expertise in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in solution cost estimation (including tools, tasks, complexity, labor & time) at coarse grain levels, with supporting material evidence
  • Ability to work with Linux console and write bash/shell scrips
  • Ability to provide technical solutions from an architect perspective
  • Ability to provide realistic estimation on required effort and manage to complete tasks in accordance with estimation

Nice to have

  • Experience with big data solutions developed in large cloud computing infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
  • Experience in design of one or more of the following: Master Data Management, Data Governance, Advanced Analytics / Data Science, Big Data solutions
  • Certification in Big Data field (i.e. one of Spark, Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR or Cassandra)
  • Data Science and Analytics experience is a plus (Machine Learning, Recommendation Engines, Search Personalization)
  • Knowledge of one additional programming language as Java, Scala, R, Python or C#
  • Ability to analyze and propose to customer cross-industry or cross-platform solutions
  • Runs technology community or tech. talks series

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world
  • International projects
  • Opportunities for self-realization
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Engineering, corporate and social events
  • Professional & soft skills trainings, medical & family care programs, and forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.)
  • Free English classes
  • Online training course library, mentoring, career development and potential partial grant of certification
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Compensation for sick leave and paid time off
  • Tech talks and hackathons
  • Referral bonuses
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