Job #: 3035

Title: Data Architect


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 months ago

    Group Benefit Solutions is seeking an experienced Data Solution Architect with hands-on experience building out a Data Lake and Analytics Platform in AWS. We are in the process of moving our on premise reporting & data infrastructure to a cloud based solution and have an immediate opening for a technical lead to help guide that journey.
    Providing guidance on implementing a cloud based Data Lake/Analytics platform strategy
    Staying current on emerging data and cloud technologies to assist with building current and target state architectures
    Providing technical leadership and best practices on how data is acquired, structured, stored, processed, delivered, and visualized in a cloud environment
    Researching and recommending the appropriate technologies and services for the development of data management capabilities in data warehousing, metadata management, ETL, data streaming, and more
    Collaborating with business teams to understand their reporting and analytics needs and then helping design the solutions to meet them
    Skills: Minimum Qualifications:5+ years’ experience working in an environment focusing on data initiatives/projects5+ years’ experience in software development leveraging a variety of languages such as Java, Python, Scala etc.3+ years’ experience architecting solutions within a Big Data environment (preferably in the cloud)1-2 years’ experience designing, deploying and/or managing services in AWS with an understanding of how to manage cloud resources economically
    Excellent communication and presentation skills
    Education: Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience within the Insurance industry with a strong understanding of related data
    Experience with AWS Data Warehouse based services (eg. S3, Glue/Crawlers, Snowflake, Redshift, Athena, EMR)
    Experience with designing and implementing development frameworks in PySpark
    Experience with AWS serverless solutions (eg. Lambda/Fargate)
    Understanding of various BI Tools (eg. Cognos, Tableau, AWS Quicksight)
    Experience with continuous integration tools (eg. Git, Jenkins)
    Experience working with containers and container orchestration systems (eg. Kubernetes, Docker)
    Experience implementing data security using database and non-database technologies


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