Big Data Cloud Architect
As a segment Architect, the candidate will work directly with leaders in architecture, product management, developers, SRE in the decision making process. The candidate has to work very closely with Analysts from the Data and Analytics team to understand business requirements and come up with Technical Design solutions and should have prior experience with Big Data solutions. The candidate should be able to guide the Tribe architects and help define and recommend tool/product selection for the Analytics Team with focus on Google Cloud native solutions. The candidate should be able to analyze highly complex problems and to decompose, relate, and design appropriate solutions to those problems. This person should have very good knowledge about Google Cloud and should be able to design solutions with security baked in.
Who is Equifax?
Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company. We believe knowledge drives progress. We blend unique data, analytics and technology with a passion for serving customers globally, to create insights to power the decisions that move people forward. We serve as a consumer advocate, steward of financial literacy, and champion of economic advancement.
As an innovative global company that enables access to credit, we’re part of breakthrough collaborations and innovations that address complex social challenges such as social welfare, community relations and financial education for underprivileged youth. We establish relationships that create economically healthy communities. We help individuals gain financial independence by increasing access to capital for small businesses. And we provide young adults entering college or university with financial education tools.
Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. We are powering the World with Knowledge and looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.
The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?
We offer excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries, 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, collaborative work spaces, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.
What you will do:
You are responsible for driving the architecture roadmap for this segment, would need to be primarily focused for Ignite internal and direct, at the segment level – will need to work across the global team
You must have solid experience with Google Cloud platform, if there is someone who started with AWS and them moved to GCP, 1 ½ year plus of GCP experience
You needs to be hands-on, not just at the presentation level, but is willing to get their hands dirty and try new things, break things, see what other solutions we can bring to the table
Tech savvy in analytics and big data (hadoop, migrating off of it, moving to GCP – working w/ Big Query, dataflow, data proc)
Minimum of 10 years experience building solutions and applications across multiple technology areas and application stacks
5+ years of Programming experience as a developer.
3+ years of technical leadership experience creating the following: deliverables, designs, estimates, proofs of concept and/or diagrams
2+ years experience in Cloud architecture
Extra Points for Following:
2+ year of cloud computing experience and preferred a cloud certification – GCP preferred, but AWS or Azure acceptable
2+ years of experience in Cloud Big Data platform – GCP preferred, but AWS or Azure acceptable
1+ year experience in Kubernetes, Spark and Jupyter Notebook Simulator