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Big Data Architect

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Position ID: J0419-1008

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is looking for a talented, Big Data Architect who has a passion for solving problems to join our team in Pittsburgh, PA and Cleveland, OH. At CGI, you get to build solutions as a full time consultant with a world-class IT company. You will be involved in a mission critical project working with smart, dedicated people like yourself, and making an impact with both internal and client stakeholders. Take your talents to a company that inspires personal and professional growth and values your ideas.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Drive information strategy and analysis engagements for clients’ business groups

• Big Data Architecture, Information and Business Intelligence strategy engagement experience in banking domain

• Solution architecture experience in translating business needs and vision into roadmap, project deliverables and organization strategy

• Delivery lead and lead developer for all big data projects. Ability to lead from technology perspective on big data technologies like Apache Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce, Oozie, Kafka and Spark.

• Knowledge of data science, machine learning and statistical modeling techniques in banking domain

• Work closely with the model development group to understand and meet business needs through the appropriate design and implementation of the model(s)

• Deep understanding of rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to business leaders

• Provide technical leadership to project team to perform design to deployment related activities, provide guidance, perform reviews, prevent and resolve technical issues

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Experience in Big data architecture, Data warehouse and application development in a technical lead/ architect capacity

• Programming skills in Big data ecosystem including Apache Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce, Oozie, Kafka and Spark

• Experience in understanding data processing from Teradata/ Oracle or anySQL database environment

• Analytical techniques including segmentation, cluster analysis, and regression

• Programming experience in Python, Java or Scala

• Agile experience is required with Version One tool expertise

Tech Stack:

6+ years of advanced experience with

• Hadoop Echo System, Hive, Sqoop

• Solution Architecture, concepts ,standards

Basic understanding of Pig, Flume, hbase, Kafka, Map/Reduce, Scala, Spark, Oozie

Python, Java: 6+ years (Intermediate)


Data Warehouse/ETL

Version one


Education: BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related IT field or equivalent combination of experience and education



  • Big Data

  • ETL

  • Hadoop Hive

  • Java

  • Linux

What you can expect from us:

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