IBM Application Architect - Big Data in TORONTO, Ontario

Job Description

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IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As an Application Architect - Big Data, the candidate will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, the candidate will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.

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The candidate will define best practices in the critical evaluation, selection and/or development of the software components and hardware requirements of applications and data to meet the business requirements of our clients. They'll use their expertise in application development to evaluate, provide recommendations, and leverage development methods, processes, best practices and tools.

Finally, the candidate will be responsible for applications-related quality, performance, availability, scalability and integrity, ensuring application usability, for instance, through a quality functional interface to applications.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2+ years of hands on experience defining Big Data architecture

  • At least 2+ years experience with tools such as IBM Cloud, Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR

  • Foundational knowledge and experience with a range of big data components such as Spark, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), HBase, Oozie, Pig, Hive, Avro, Zookeeper, Sqoop and Flume and other Big Data tools, with Java/C++ experience

  • Knowledge with regards to how to optimize the design / schemas / etc. for each of the components.

  • Structured Query Languages (SQLs), and joins on Hadoop based databases like HBASE, Big SQL and tunes queries

  • Experience with implementing and addressing operational issues e.g. scripting and monitoring in Big Data environments

  • Experience with very large data repositories

  • Proven SQL skills for multiple platforms

  • Experience on one or more of the following: Java Technologies, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Complex Event Processing (CEP)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 2 years experience in Big Data tools

  • At least 5 years experience in Technical Lead or Architect

  • English: Fluent

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.