Posted on March 29, 2016 · Posted in DIGITAL

Our client is one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing digital retailers. They are an organisation that has prioritised the evolution of Big Data and advanced Data Analytics in order to drive business growth through the continuous improvement of customer service and increasing customer satisfaction.

We now need a Chief Big Data Architect with the innovation, creativity and unique mind-set to design the new Big Data production level platform, based on Hadoop & Spark, to provide Real Time advanced analytics capabilities for their Predictive and Prescriptive Recommendation systems.

You will have already played a significant role in the development and implementation of a current Big Data Technology Platform and now be ready and able to take on dual responsibilities for creating and implementing the current platform, as well as preparing for the introduction of new technologies which will be used to further evolve our systems.

You will have a terrific personal understanding of the benefits that Big Data can bring to a business and be able to take charge and full responsibility our Big Data strategy for the near and longer term future.

Necessary skills and experience:

  • Significant experience of the architecture and implementation of previous Big Data platforms from inception to production
  • A background with a range of data and software products
  • An excellent knowledge of Big Data technologies, vendors and analytics tools
  • True advocate of the business benefits of Big Data, its capabilities and an ability to translate that to stakeholders at all levels throughout all areas of the business

The rewards:

  • An opportunity to lead a Big Data innovations team in a rapidly growing industry
  • £85,000 to £120,000 basic salary plus performance bonus + large company benefits package.
  • The chance to personally lead the design of a well-planned and budgeted platform, working with exceptional team members and colleagues.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward your most recent CV or call for further information.

Minimum required language knowledge (speaking+writing):

  • English

Job Location:                  London
Job Reference:               876905
Job Type:                          
Job Rate/Salary:          
£80,000 – £120,000