United Kingdom

Keyrus UK

Big Data Architect

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Start Date: ASAP 

Big Data Architect
London, UK | Salary: £70 000 – £100 000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Tech stack: Big Data Ecosystem (Hortonworks, Cloudera, EMR, Spark), Cloud (AWS/Azure)
Hadoop, Linux, Kerberos, Spark, MapR, HBase, Kafka, Hive, Impala, Pig, Elastic

The Company

Created in 1996, listed on Euronext's Eurolist, with consolidated revenues of €257m in 2017 and with more than 2.700 employees in 16 countries, the Keyrus Group offers the performance, solidity and know-how of a large professional services organization, whilst preserving the agility of a young company.

The Role

We are looking for senior solutions architects with experience in big data ecosystem to work in a customer facing capacity. Our customers, who are on their journey to become a data-driven organisation often leverage Hadoop as a part of the overall architecture. As an architect, you will be the link between business, big data developers & data scientists. You will be able to interact with various stakeholders to understand their requirements and create an evolving solution architecture for customer’s analytics platform in a consultative manner. There is a real emphasis on professional delivery as you will be working closely with stakeholders providing excellent delivery of service. Whilst working for a forward thinking company you are expected to have a real desire to learn and adapt to new technologies.

Some key technologies you can look forward to working with:


  • Hadoop ecosystem e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Apache Spark etc.
  • NoSQL technologies e.g. Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB etc.
  • AWS Cloud Ecosystem

The Individual


  • Proven experience in consultative technical sales or professional services with a proven record of success 
  • Commercial solution architecture experience in Big Data technologies e.g. Spark, Hadoop, EMR, MapR etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to lead effectively across internal and external organizations and virtual teams.
  • Deep understanding of MPP & NoSQL databases 
  • Hands on experience of working in Linux including Kerberos, Multihoming, DNS etc
  • Able to work on large scale and complex projects for customers in a variety of industries and UK wide.
  • Flexible to travel to the client site (Typically 2-4 days a week, remaining days remote)


Why Keyrus UK?


  • We’re a fast-growing, dynamic business
  • Our offices are based across the globe so there are opportunities to work internationally
  • Even though we have offices worldwide, you also have the option of staying put and working with our localised client list
  • Our team is not just talented, they’re also experienced
  • We invest in our staff with ongoing investment training and personal development opportunities
  • Our structured career path allows you to know exactly what you can expect from your future with the company and the possibilities you have ahead of you also
  • The social side of Keyrus UK really is great and we’re a bunch of like-minded people who enjoy each other’s company and who learn from each other daily
  • We keep at the forefront of technology and hold regular technology knowledge sharing forums where our clients and our employees are able to learn about new and future developments
  • Working with our clients gives you exposure to the big business enterprise world  
  • Working for a niche consultancy allows you the flexibility and excitement of being at the heart of a very special business
  • Contractual benefits include a very competitive salary offering with pension options and good holiday scheme
  • An entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged and you’re given the chance to contribute to developments
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