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Lead Cloud Data Architect

St. Louis, MO 63105 | Fully Remote

Posted: 11/07/2023 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Software Development Job Number: 16331

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology and professional services personnel. We provide a variety of professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis and Kansas City Areas, as well as some remote opportunities.

  • Responsible for driving build-out and standardization in technologies, processes, and patterns used in Cloud Data Engineering efforts.
  • Technical Lead to a high performing agile team in designing & building out both streaming and batch data pipelines and datasets.
  • Ensure technologies, architectures, and patterns used to build the data solutions are robust, scalable, resilient, secure, re-useable, and well understood by development teams. 
  • Play an important role in establishing the goals, roadmaps, and KPIs for measuring success.
  • Work closely with technical leads across the organization to establish standards, best practices, and promote adoption. 
  • Contribute to the development of strategic planning for the department and communicate clear, concise, strategic vision.
  • Work on large, complex initiatives that address future concepts, products, or technologies.
  • Define, develop, communicate, and implement standards, processes, and procedures for the team or department.
  • Establish and monitor key performance metrics to ensure compliance of established standards, processes, and procedures.
  • Provides guidance and oversight across multiple solutions to ensure that the technologies are secure, interoperate, and connect appropriately and support company vision and strategy.
  • Actively coach, mentor, and teach others.
  • Use influence, expertise and leadership to support other teams as they implement solutions.
  • Apply advanced knowledge of professional concepts and company objectives to resolve a wide range of complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Significant autonomy over day-to-day work and the planning of new assignments or projects.
  • Attract and develop employees capable of achieving the goals and objectives of the company.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field.
  • Position requires 8+ years of Lead Cloud Data Architect experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure platform technologies such as:
    • Databricks/Spark applications
    • Azure Functions
    • Cosmos DB
    • Event Hub
    • SQL DB
    • Synapse Analytics
    • Data Factory
    • Azure DevOps.
  • Experience analyzing, influencing, and translating business requirements.
  • Experience developing, documenting, and maintaining overall view of architectural blueprints.
  • Ability to work across departments as needed.
  • Experience leading and participating in architectural review sessions with other internal architects.
  • Experience working with unstructured data.
  • Experience building and optimizing real-time big data pipelines, architectures and data sets leveraging cloud technologies.
  • Knowledge and working experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with designing and building re-useable patterns. 
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Proven ability to operate in a highly autonomous fashion.
  • Must possess strong communication skills and the ability to effectively defend ideas and solutions.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and agility related to critical thinking and making decisions.
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities.
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Kafka, EventHub, CosmosDB, Scala, Python, Spark, Delta Lake, SQL, and PowerShell.
  • Experience in architecting and operating Fortune 100 sized cloud-based data solutions or similar.
  • Experience building APIs.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays.

Job Requirements

databricks, spark, azure, cosmos

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Lisa Duncan

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