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Big Data Info Systems Architect At HP

Date Posted: 24/Jan/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
Job Description 
Big Data Info Systems Architect-1230356


  • Expert understanding of data platform Infrastructures such as enterprise data warehouses and  Hadoop, as well as traditional data base architectures
  • Architect/adapt/integrate/migrate Big Data reference architectures into test/development, private on premise production, as well as hybrid data service delivery solutions
  • Capable of understanding, communicating and capturing data architectural and integration IP at a large enterprise solution level.
  • Define and implement data governance at the program and enterprise or operational scope.
  • Contribute to the Big Data community both internally and externally.
  • Support design and implementation teams in emerging Big Data architectures and software such as Hadoop, Vertica, and Autonomy as well as established data platforms such as SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, etc.
  • Experience in establishing customer strategies, Big Data transformation roadmaps, functional and strategic integrated/connected big data solution designs as well as actual implementations
  • Expertise in virtualization, systems management, linux clusters, database administration, data backup, recovery and archiving as well as data center infrastructure
  • Identify and address technical or operational risks
  • Provide review/input on project activities for large enterprise or global level projects
  • Collaborates with the project manager to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures for large enterprise or global level projects.




· Ability to understand the customer's business problem, need, or opportunity and to design a Big Data solution that correctly addresses the business need.

· Ability to contribute to the architectural design, development, deployment, and technical quality of large enterprise or global Big Data solutions that integrate multiple technologies and disciplines.

· Be able to provide architectural direction for medium to large sized Big Data projects in various stages of their lifecycle or a large project full time.

· Ability to understand the integration requirements of a proposed Big Data architecture to assure performance as well as stability.

· Understands and applies one or more industry acknowledged Big Data design, architectural model as well as hybrid delivery options.

· Usually possesses a valid industry certification in an appropriate data platform or database architectural discipline

· Can validate/evaluate if data or database systems or operational architecture meets business needs

· Be able to evaluate the effect of external factors on designed data platform or integration data warehouse solutions


· Broad IT industry knowledge with depth in multiple IT areas including data center technologies, data platform technologies and database administration.

· Has pulse on future data technology trends as they relate to and support customer business directions ("trusted advisor" role).

· Broad knowledge of IT and business standards and best practices and how to apply the appropriately in solutions

· Expert or Master level of knowledge of multiple data center technologies or IT disciplines

· Able to design planning for accessibility, scalability, and availability Engagement Delivery

· Ability to write Statements of Work for large enterprise or global level solutions that span multiple technologies or operational areas.

· Ability to apply program/project management methods and processes to define, plan, cost, resource, track and ensure the accomplishment of targeted goals for large enterprise or global level projects.

· Successfully works on project teams (individual success defined by how the organization works as a team, including resource and skill sharing across the organization).

Opportunity Pursuit :

· Able to play a leadership role in business development activities for large, complex opportunities.

· Lead in identifying, qualifying, and closing large, complex opportunities

· Position HP offering against the competition

· Be able to provide HP with voice of the account

· Play key role in preparing proposals and bids for large, complex opportunities

· Manage internal reviews and contribute to Solution Opportunity Approval and Review (SOAR) process for large, complex opportunities

· Build rapport and trust with client

· Demonstrates excellent consultative, solution selling skills. Leadership

· Collaborates effectively with the project manager to manage regional and global projects as necessary. For architectures of project scope may include the technical management of customer staff assigned to implementation team.

· Plays a supporting role in the Architect profession at both local and regional level.

· Makes consistent and ongoing high quality contributions (at least 4 per year) to HP knowledge systems that are recognized by the cloud profession to represent best practice.

· Makes formal recommendations to improve the level of job satisfaction for other HP employees working on the project.

· Can significantly contribute in the development of new HP services and modifications to the methodology.

· Leads in development and delivery of training.

· Coaches and mentors Specialist level architects within the Architect profession

· Leads in the definition of HP unit's processes, standards, and policies


· Build and manage long-term, strategic relationships at Core I/O Only (CIO) level.

· Excellent customer influence and negotiation skills.

· Ability to strategically consider all sides of an issue within the contexts of time, breadth, and range of options.

· Ability to systematically gather, assess and apply critical organizational, technical, operational, and sales/marketing information for business decisions.

· Ability to prepare clear, concise, and persuasive communications for multiple audiences, including demonstrating effective writing and presentation skills, listening actively, and projecting a credible image.

· Ability to articulate technical or operational problems into understandable business terms appropriate for the audience.


· Able to design and present high-impact messages to customer's Executive level management.

· Able to use a wide variety of presentation tools to persuasively communicate complex messages to multiple audience levels, including Executive level management

· Ability to use prepared and create complete original materials to communicate with the customer. Communicates mostly strategic information and some Tactical information.

· Excellent speaking and writing skills with proven capability to represent HP at external customer and industry events.



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