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Database Architect/ Could technologies

Job Title: Database Architect/ Could technologies
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wirral, Merseyside
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary
Reference: BBBH54883_1503583635
Contact Name: Cameron De Souza
Contact Email: c.desouza@parity.net
Job Published: August 24, 2017 15:07

Job Description

Database Architect / Cloud Technologies

Port Sunlight Offices & Factory, Wirral, UK

As part of the Tech 2.0 platform based strategy where we focus on our key business priorities, work with fewer, strategic vendors, in source more technical expertise and up skill our people.
This role forms part of the Consumer Performance Platform, building a technology platform that will create a holistic view of our consumer, covering an increasing number of consumer data sources globally. Additionally, the platform will contain all our Digital Assets, Recipes and Product Information.

The main accountability of this role is to define and build highly available and secure data platforms that support of the Consumer Performance programme.

Provide expertise in database and cloud hosting technologies.
Agreeing data related technology roadmaps in agreement with other technology leads.
Design, management and architecture of Hadoop/Apache Project & SQL databases
Ensuring Data integration using ETL and API toolsets is efficient and secure.
Architecting large scale data products (ingestion, analytics)
Establish and maintain appropriate backup/recovery policies and procedures.
Provide Oversight of Database design and implementation.

Protecting our most critical data is essential, the role will be accountable to align to the security data security best practises and standards.
Oversight of all database security, implementing improvements as needed.
Collaborating with entire Consumer Performance team to ensure all data is protected as appropriate to its classification.

Team leadership
Leading a team of Big Data Platform engineers
Mentoring and coaching database engineering team.
Support continuous improvement by investigating alternative approaches and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.
Align to agile DevOps based software development life cycle with automation in mind.
Ownership and responsibility for database standards and ensuring compliance.
Oversight ensuring documentation and standards are complied with.

Experience of working with Big Data and all things SQL.
Hosting data on Cloud Technologies (Amazon AWS / MS Azure)
Management and integration to Database technology (Hadoop, MS SQL Server, Hibernate, ETL)
Experience of working with teams using Agile / DevOps concepts.
A commitment to delivering and securing the highest quality data.
Dedication to a collaborative working style and the ability to work well in small teams, both onshore and offshore.
Thrive on solving problems
Database Access Control, Tuning and performance monitoring.

Desirable Experience
Linux (Windows experience also considered)
Automation (e.g. Chef, Cloud Formation, Puppet, Ambari Blueprints for Hortonworks)
Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
Monitoring Solutions (Zabbix, Cloudwatch)
Issue, Change and Requirements Management (Jira)
Source Code Management (BitBucket , GitHub)

Key Words
SQL, Hortonworks, Hadoop, Big Data, Data Lakes, Cloud, AWS, DevOps, Spark, ETL, ORM, JPA2, Talend,

Please only apply if you have the essential experience

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