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Software Architect - Big Data & SaaS

Software Architect - Big Data & SaaS

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    Software Architect - Big Data & SaaS

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    Adrian Clarke

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    almost 6 years ago

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Big Data Software Architect 

We are currently working to appoint a passionate and proactive Big Data Software Architect with hands-on skills and strong communications skills. 


Our client is a leading global brand running advanced analytics software architecture on a big data level. Excellent package on offer.

  • Define the architecture and design of our large-scale high-throughput software solutions; Design new product modules for scalability;
  • Assess technologies and third party products: Rapidly prototype solutions for new problems; Some “hands-on” development
  • Mentor developers
  • Document and Present architecture and technical solutions within the company and to customers

The successful candidate will have:

  • A solid track record of architecting and designing large-scale high-throughput software solutions
  • Proven ability to assess and recommend architectures, technologies and vendors; with an understanding of multiple options for architectures
  • Ability to drive development of solutions, from architecture through design and development, including mentoring developers and some “hands-on” development
  • Very Strong communication, presentation, and documentation ability


  • Experience in designing multiple large data volume software solutions with a good understanding of clustering and parallel architectures
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with open source software platforms and programming languages, such as Java with Linux
  • Experience with Relational databases such as MySQL or PostGreSQL with very large databases

Preferred but by no means essential...

Desirable but not essential:

  • Previous experience with Amazon AWS such as EC2, Beanstalk, SQS, EMR, Redshift would be very beneficial but is not essential
  • experience with big data technologies such as Message Queue architectures, Apache Spark , Kafka, and Hadoop would be advantageous


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If you are interested in discussing or applying for this role please contact Adrian Clarke, Business Manager - Data Analytics - Evolved Marketing 

E.: or call 01 661 8889 ext 209 or 087 660 88 74