Big Data Architect (Contract to Hire)

Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Date Posted: 03-02-2018
Big Data Architect (Contract to Hire)
Job Location: Glen Allen,VA/St. Louis, MO or Phoenix, Arizona.  Also open to remote.

Job Description:
Amitech is seeking a Big Data Architect to propel our company to the next level of growth.  This position is the Architecture leader for a business unit or an operational area within the company and is a visible leader both internal and external to the client. This role will be included in evaluating potential mergers and acquisitions and help drive the client to become a global leader in supporting technology to deliver better outcomes to our members. Must be an expert in architecture methods and technologies across multiple platforms. Shown ability to shape and drive strategic vision. Excel at inspiring, motivating and creating highly productive teams. Expert at attracting, hiring and developing a strong bench of talent. Possesses a unique combination of highly evolved technical skills as well as the ability to envision a strategy and be creative in order to realize ambitious goals on behalf of the business. Inspire the organization to create world-class solutions. Must be passionate about supporting the business and company vision. Ability to communicate a clear point of view from a business perspective in strategic discussions with executive leadership.
Preferred Skills:
  • Over 10 years of engineering and/or software development experience and demonstrable architecture experience in a large organization.
  • Hands-on experience in Big Data Components/Frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, Storm, HBase, HDFS, Pig, Hive, Scala, Kafka, PyScripts, Unix Shell scripts
  • Experience in architecture and implementation of large and highly complex big data projects
  • Experience of Hadoop and related technologies (Cloudera, Hortonworks, etc.)
  • Experience with data integration and streaming tools used for Hadoop (Spark, Kafka, etc.)
  • Experience in Metadata management, data lineage, data governance, especially as related to Big Data
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS/Azure), including readiness, provisioning, security, and governance
  • Experience or understanding of Data Science and related technologies (Python, R, SAS, etc.)
  • Experience or understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Applied Statistics
  • History of working successfully with cross-functional engineering teams
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
About Us
Amitech, a leading healthcare analytics and strategy consulting firm, leverages the true value in data to help healthcare systems and insurers lower costs, improve quality of care and achieve better business outcomes.   
Reasons to Partner with Us
Amitech is a rapidly growing organization focused on our employees, and we’re committed to offering opportunities to the best in the industry. Our diverse and innovative approach to everything we do means we’re looking for the groundbreakers and the pioneers—people who think differently and create the future.
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