Head of Big Data Architecture - (Hadoop) Financial Services

McGregor Boyall
21 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

A Head of Big Data Architecture (Hadoop) required by global financial services firm to assist on a number of initiatives within their Enterprise Data space.

The position will have ownership across Data Governance, Data Standards and Data Modelling, Security, Sourcing and Archiving design to create a new global Big Data / Hadoop Data warehouse.

Successful applicants will be managing a small team of SME Data Architects.

This is a large scale Data Transformation and Data Innovation portfolio of work and the role sits on the clients Chief Data Office Management Forum.

Expectations include the ability of building a future target state Hadoop Data Architecture strategy / road map and thereafter delivering and executing an improved capability of Data consistency, reliability and Data Quality back to the business.

Full End to End ownership - from creation to archiving.

The current environment is silo in nature and there are multiple Tools being used. The client wishes to amalgamate systems, platforms, applications, tool and data sources into a standardises solution, removing duplication and legacy along the way.

A proven background of being able to influence stakeholders, people management, industry SME Data knowledge and Financial Services background are all mandatory.

Excellent Big Data / Hadoop, general Databases and Agile working all expected.

Excellent opportunity, please apply to find out more information.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.