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IBM Sr. Data Architect in Atlanta, Georgia


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Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Data Domain Modeling and Logical Modeling; Data Profiling and Quality Assessment

  • Creating Data Flow Diagram, optimal design and integration with app design and flow

  • Designing optimal schema, partitions and indexing for relational and NoSQL storage variations (Columnar, Key-value pair, Object/Document (JSON)) based on situation

  • Designing Event Stream and Schema (JSON)

  • Experience with designing data systems with TBs of throughput

  • Helping App Engineer with design of data heavy processes

  • Overall ownership for the data architecture and detail design of the cloud event hub, message queue, micro-services, and application processing in addition to S3 bucket structure, data schemas, and user application schema. (e.g. EMR workload)

  • Technical experience​

o Exposure to app. development with Java, Python/pySpark, Scala languages

o Logical and Physical Modeling for Relational and NoSQL schemas

o Experience with AWS Cloud

o Experience with various data storage technologies on cloud – S3 Buckets, Glacier, DynamoDB, Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis and relational DBs

o Experience with Kafka and Hadoop Ecosystem (particularly, Spark and Spark Streaming)

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years working with Cloud Native App and Data Storage

  • At least 5 years working with Event Bus (e.g., Kafka) and Hadoop Ecosystem

  • At Least 8 years with Logical and Physical modeling and implementation of Relational and non-Relational data schemas

  • At least 5 years working with optimizing data schema tuning and query tuning to optimize performance – on Relational and non-Relational DB

  • At least 5 years designing and optimizing data heavy batch processes and micro-apps

  • At least 3 years designing an optimizing object storage (e.g., S3) on cloud

  • At least 3 years of experience as Data Lead on complex engagements mentoring junior engineers and dcumeting design and architectural decisions

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years of experience on AWS

  • At least 3 years of experience with DynamoDB, Cassandra, MongoDB and Redis, in addition to MS SQL Server, mySQL or DB2

  • At least 5 years of experience in Agile Delivery

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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