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Big Data Tech Lead

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Mississauga, Canada


  • Provide architectural and technical leadership for the CitiVelocity Data Platform.
  • Design & develop various data processing pipelines, data access services and APIs
  • Able to develop and articulate technical architecture and solutions as well as explain the competitive advantages of various technology alternatives to a broad audience entailing members within and outside the organization with backgrounds of being highly technical leaders to business partners with strong business and data acumen.
  • Build processes and tools to maintain high data availability, quality, and maintainability.
  • Ability to translate business concepts to technical terms.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, other product development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex business and technical requirements.
  • Engage with business partners to understand their needs and provide suggestions/guidance on appropriate solutions to solve their problems with pros/cons articulated clearly
  • Drive internal proof of concept initiatives.  When needed, quickly design and implement a prototype of a system or component with a proper architecture that can be fully built-out once validated.
  • Provide mentorship and help team growth

  • Experienced technology leader with a minimum of 8+ years of software development experience including 5+ years of data application or data platform architecture experience with deep technology expertise in the following:
    • Architecture design and development of large scale data platforms and data application with simple solutions
    • Extensive hands on design/coding experience/skills in languages Java and preferably Python
    • Deep knowledge and hands on experience on big data and cloud computing technologies including Spark, Hive, HBase and preferably in AWS/Snowflake
    • Expertise in Spring Boot Framework for developing APIs
    • Expertise in Kafka and Elastic Search
    • Expertise in design and management of complex data structures and data processes
    • Expertise in metadata management, ETL processing, reference data management.
    • Expertise in streaming and batching data processing
    • Strong on elegant coding, can write very solid prototypes or core components quickly.
    • Strong service architecture and development experience with high performance and scalability
    • Technical background in data with deep understanding of issues in multiple areas such as data acquisition and processing, data management, distributed processing, and high availability is required.
    • Experience in statistics, data mining, machine learning and operational excellence of production systems is a plus.
  • Strong at technical goal setting for a project with actionable success metrics. Good knowledge and experience on measuring a service from user experience angle.
  • Strong on driving for results and self-motivated, strong learning mindset, with good understanding of related advanced/new technology. Keep up with the technology development in the related areas in the industry, which could be leveraged to enhance current architectures and build durable new ones.
  • Good verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural issues and concepts to multiple organization levels and executive management.
  • Strong skills on mentoring/growing junior talent
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline required; advanced degree is a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline required; advanced degree is a plus.

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Employer: Citi (@citibank)
Location: Mississauga, Canada
Posted Date: 30/06/2022
Expiry Date: 30/10/2022
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Data Manager / Analysis / Governance, Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-888
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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