Senior Big Data Architect

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Mission At Databricks we work on some of the most complex distributed processing and machine learning problems in the world and our customers continually challenge us with interesting new big data and AI use cases. As a Big Data Architect at Databricks, you will have the opportunity to shape the future big data and the machine learning landscape for leading Fortune 500 organizations. This position is a senior level, customer-facing role that requires deep hands-on expertise in Apache SparkTM, data engineering, along with a breadth of knowledge of the big data ecosystem. On a weekly basis, you will strategically guide our largest customers, lead their architecture design, and implement pipelines from data engineering through model building and deployment. A successful Big Data Architect is curious, self-motivated, and excels in cross-functional collaboration. As part of joining Databricks, you will have a direct channel to the developers of Apache Spark, Delta Lake, and MLflow, and the opportunity to attend and present at top big data conferences. Outcomes

  • Guide strategic customers as they design and implement transformational big data projects, including end-to-end design, build and deployment of industry-leading big data and AI applications
  • Guide strategic customers as they design and implement Big Data projects ranging from transformations to data science and AI through on-site and remote engagements
  • Leverage your deep expertise in data engineering best practices to guide customers to do the same, through building proofs of concept and prototypes, architecting solutions and even pair-programming with customer teams as necessary
  • Architect, implement, and/or validate migration of workloads from 3rd party databases and data platforms to Apache Spark
  • Evangelize Spark and Databricks, Delta Lake and MLflow across developer community through meetups and conferences
  • Plan and coordinate with Account Executives, Customer Success Engineers and Solution Architects for expanding the use of Databricks platform within strategic enterprise customers on a weekly basis
  • Design and implementation experience in Big Data technologies (Spark, Hadoop ecosystem, Kafka, NoSQL databases) and familiarity with data architecture patterns (data warehouse, data lake, streaming, Lambda/Kappa architecture)
  • Familiarity with a full range of data engineering approaches, covering theoretical best practices and the technical applications of these methods
  • Experience with building and deploying a range of data engineering pipelines into production, including using automation best practices including CI/CD
  • Familiarity with database and analytics technologies in the industry including Data Warehousing/ETL, Relational Databases, or MPP
  • Experience with performance tuning, troubleshooting, and debugging Spark and/or other big data solutions
  • Comfortable with talking up and down the IT chain of command including directors, managers, architects and developers
  • Expertise programming in Python or Scala
  • Experience with cloud providers such as AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Familiarity with AWS/EC2 cloud deployment models (Public vs. VPC)
  • Willing to travel 30-40% regionally
  • Competitive salary with generous bonus scheme and pre-IPO RSUs
  • Private Medical including Dental
  • Pension
  • Expensed lunch (every day), snacks, and drinks
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Awesome coworkers
About Databricks Databricks’ mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Viacom, Shell, and HP. . Apache, Apache Spark and Spark are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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