Big Data Architect

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Details: Posted on: 4th January 2018

  • Company Name: Dark Matter
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Job Role: Data Architect
  • Minimum Work Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream.When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

As a Big Data Architect you will be:

Responsible for guiding the full architectural lifecycle of Big Data solutions, including:
Requirements analysis
Design of new data architecture
Architecture design including hardware, OS and network topology
Develop data ingestion rules
Develop data recovery systems
Data modelling design
Look at the data security and create rules
Create a usable data environment for multiple stakeholder groups
Integrate cloud and open source software
Testing and deployment
Providing technical direction in a team that designs and develops path breaking large-scale cluster data processing systems.
Interacting with domain experts, data architects, solutions architects and analytics developers to define data models for streaming input and delivering analytics output.
Helping DarkMatter Internal Partners develop strategies that maximize the value of their data.
Helping establish thought leadership in the big data space by contributing internal papers, technical commentary to the user community.
Assist with building out the Big Data practice
Your personal dream could be the world’s reality

At DarkMatter we believe that “impossible is only the beginning.” That’s why we empower our employees to create, not just their future at our company, but also the future of cyber security around the world. As a member of our growing team, you’ll take your vision and use your creativity to produce the technology solutions of tomorrow. With the agility of a startup and the talent of an experienced firm, we’ll connect you with like-minded colleagues ready to create what’s next in the field. When the only constant in tech is change, shift your focus to the UAE and lead the next development at DarkMatter.

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

Hadoop stack (e.g. MapReduce, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, HBase, Flume, Spark, Kafka, Java - Map Reduce) or equivalent and one or two projects delivered at Production Scale on Hadoop stacks or equivalent.
Extensive experience as a data architect
Strong technical data modelling skills
Design/ Architect/ Implementation experience of various solutions arising out of large data processing over various NoSQL, HDFS, NFS and S3 based products
A strategic mindset and proven experience developing new architecture
Strong communication skills to interact with various senior stakeholders
3­-4 years experience on one or more Big Data distributions such as Cloudera or Horton Works.
2-3 years experience installing and administering Hadoop distributions such as Cloudera or Horton Works
Strong background in Linux Administration, ideally CentOS/Redhat and Ubuntu
Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt or an equivalent
Strong understanding of code and scripting (Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
In depth understanding of Encryption methodologies and products (CDH Native Encryption, HPE) and security is a requirement.
Experience/Exposure in different file storages such as sequence files, ORC, RC and Parquet
Certification Requirements

TOGAF Foundation
OpenStack Certification *
Cloudera Certified Administrator in Apache Hadoop *
Horton Works Certified Administrator *
About DarkMatter

The impossible is just the beginning at DarkMatter. An agile startup with a global mindset, we’re innovating for our clients and securing them from tomorrow’s threats today. We work across teams, geographies and industries to provide holistic, secure, trusted and integrated protection services in areas such as:

Governance, Risk & Compliance
Cyber Network Defense
Managed Security Services
Secure Communications
Infrastructure & System Integration
Public Key Infrastructure
Test & Validation Labs
We created KATIM, the world’s most secure smart phone and communications suite, and we’re looking ahead to what comes next. Our rapidly developing digital reality demands we look at and implement cyber security in a different way than we have in the past, and we are at the forefront of this “sea” change.

Our people define us. They are talented adventurers who are shaping the tech landscape from Abu Dhabi with their considerable expertise and experience. For them, DarkMatter is a place where they can make their cyber security dreams come true. We embrace and foster the entrepreneurial spirit that propels our people and our company forward. Our industry is ever evolving, and so are we.

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right at the edge of your imagination, is a place where geniuses make their cyber security dreams come true.

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working at DarkMatter. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

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