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Lead Architect

Keywords / Skills : Big Data Architect, Hadoop, Core Java, BI, ETL, MDM, Hive, Impala, HBase, YARN, Spark, Lambda, MPP

13 - 18 years
Posted: 2019-06-12

Industry
IT/Computers - Software
Function
IT
Role
Team Leader/ Technical Leader
System Analyst/ Tech Architect
Posted On
12th Jun 2019
Job Description
Job Description for Lead Architect
 PURPOSE OF JOB 

IMS Health is developing it’s next generation Global Data Warehouse platform to support near real time analytics and insights against hundreds of Terabytes and Petabytes of health care data.

We are currently seeking resources with experience in building and taking to production low latency, Massive Parallel Processing (MPP) data and analytic systems, ideally on Hadoop and Spark.


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 
• Help lead the charge on a data warehouse/operational data store design, ensuring rapid delivery while taking responsibility for applying standards, principles, theories, and concepts

• Clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms

• Assess new initiatives to determine the work effort and estimate the necessary time to-completion

• Work in teams, as a big data environment is being developed in a team of employees with different disciplines

• Work in a fast-paced agile development environment along with DevOps and ProdOps concepts/ teams.

• Partner with onshore architects to develop effective solutions that solve business challenges

• Work with data architects on the logical data models and physical database designs optimized for performance, availability and reliability

• Provide technical knowledge to teams during project discovery and architecture phases

• Proactively helps to resolve difficult technical issues

• Scripting and automation to support development, QA and production database environments and deployments to production

• Participate in projects through various phases

• Keep management informed of work activities and schedules


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 
• BE/ BTech or equivalent degree, preferably with Computer Science

• A minimum of 13 years of information technology experience with a minimum 2 years experience in Big Data/ Hadoop implementations

• Candidate should be hands-on as required.

• 8+ years strong experience in database and data warehousing concepts and techniques and Core Java ∙

• Must understand: relational and dimensional modeling, star/snowflake schema design, BI, Data Warehouse operating environments and related technologies, and ETL, MDM, and data governance practices

• 2+ years experience with Hadoop, Hive, Impala, HBase, and related technologies

• 1+ years strong experience with low latency (near real time) systems and working with Tb data sets, loading and processing billions of records per day

• 1+ years experience with YARN, Spark and Lambda architectures

• 1+ years experience with MPP, shared nothing database systems, and NoSQL systems

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment

• Ability to work with end-users to gather requirements and convert them to working documents

• Ability to complete the full lifecycle of software development and deliver on time

• Strong interpersonal skills, including a positive, solution-oriented attitude

• Must be passionate, flexible and innovative in utilizing the tools, their experience, and any other resources, to effectively deliver to very challenging and always changing business requirements with continuous success

• Must be able to interface with various solution/business areas to understand the requirements and prepare documentation to support development

• Healthcare experience is a plus 



We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.


About Company

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
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