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Hadoop Data Architect

At Proximus SpearIT, we do everything to enable companies to work smarter, safer and faster. Customers come to us for our wide and extensive offering of IT services. Due to our strong growth, we are always looking for new employees.

Proximus SpearIT strengths:

  • Infrastructure projects and integrations, on-site and in the cloud;
  • Services related to networks, security, Skype for Business, storage, network and server maintenance, monitoring, service desk, and on-site support;
  • Support by IT specialists, project managers and interim managers;
  • Sale of servers, network equipment, smartphones, tablets, PCs and accessories.

What do we expect from you?

To join our Hadoop Centre of Excellence, we are looking for a strong technical architect able to own our broad and growing Hadoop architecture. He/she will ensure that our solutions are using full potential of the Hadoop ecosystem and that our Hadoop environment is kept at its best. 
The Hadoop Centre of Excellence is part of the Solution Development Team and manages large sets of data that serve as input for our (near) real time reporting. We have a Hortonworks (Cloudera) flavoured Hadoop environment and currently already use components like Nifi, Presto, Kafka.
As a Hadoop Data Architect, you will define the Architecture of our platform, providing recommendation on the Data Model, frameworks to be used and overall process architecture.

Duties and responsibillities:

You will be responsible for :

• Ensure proper Hadoop solution design, including strong functional and technical guidance to drive best-in-class technical and integration design.
• Design, coordinate and execute pilots, prototypes or proof of concepts, provide validation on specific scenarios.
• Own the Hadoop solutions technical documentation
• Partner with Enterprise architects to ensure Hadoop designs are fully in line with the global Architecture and to provide Hadoop contribution for the global architecture
• Oversee and improve Hadoop design, development (Spark/Scala) and coding guidelines and practices
• Maintain deep knowledge about Cloudera ecosystem and roadmap
• Link the organizational needs with the data scientists and data engineers
• Coach the development team in these areas

Job Requirements

  • You have a proven experience as Data Architect of at least 5 years 
  • You have good knowledge of out-of-the-box solutions and functionalities present in platform
  • You have great ability to understand the business requirements and converting them into solution designs. Ability to advise business about process optimisation to optimise tool usage. 
  • You’re quality oriented 
  • You’re open minded team player, ready to adapt to the changing needs
  • You’re committed to deliver, pragmatic and solution oriented. 
  • Experience in a Wholesale environment is a plus
  • Languages : English (very good in reading, writing, speaking) is a must

Your experience covers the following technical skills :

• Deep expertise  with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and at least one commercial Hadoop distribution (Hortonworks/Cloudera)
• Be able to benchmark systems, analyse system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them
• Be able to work in teams, as a big data environment is developed in a team of employees with different disciplines
• Proven experience with cloud solutions is a big plus

Working location : Brussels 

What do we offer?

At Proximus SpearIT, you can take your career in many directions. You will be among the first to explore new technologies and can constantly update your skills in our ICT Academy. Our working culture is that of an SME: we say it like it is and never shy away from a challenge.

Since we form part of the Proximus Group, you also benefit from the advantages and security of a large company. You can expect an attractive salary and an extensive package of fringe benefits.

Eager to take the plunge?

Don’t hesitate: quickly send us your motivation letter and CV using the button below.

If you have any questions about the job, feel free to call Mohamed Debdabi 0476695657


Proximus SpearIT – 38 Ferdinand Allenstraat – 3290 Diest

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