Big Data Architect

  • Highly competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pure Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 12S5954
  • 09 Aug 18 2018-08-09

Working as a senior member of the big data advisory team, you will take responsibility for leading big data related projects, act as a point of contact with clients and mentor and develop team members.

The Role:

  • Maintain and develop client relationships whilst actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
  • Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate to high complexity

Work with in-house and client architects and other senior IT leaders to:

  • Act as a Data architecture SME for the sales and delivery of advisory services around Data Architecture and services
  • Develop advisory assets, toolkits and thought leadership around our advisory services to contribute to market growth.
  • Contribute to the wider group by participating in and leading people and capability initiatives.

To do this, you will need to bring industry experience and architecture subject matter knowledge:

Client Delivery:

  • Deliver high quality advisory services which bring architecture rigour and insight to complex technology problems.
  • Contribute to disciplined execution of advisory services by adhering to budget and schedule.
  • Excellent stakeholder management.

Market Development:

  • Contribute to business development including Requests for Proposals and new assets.
  • Build strong client relationships, through high quality delivery and close attention to underlying business problems.
  • Adhere to internal risk/engagement management processes.

Capability Development:

  • Contribute to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Architecture Capability Group.
  • Contribute to thought leadership.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to maximise shared knowledge and experience.



  • Subject matter expertise and experience from either industry, product or consulting background.
  • The ability to deliver high quality strategy and technology architecture work.
  • Good communication skills and client-facing stakeholder management experience.
  • Industry awareness of data technologies and patterns, approaches to delivering enterprise solutions and market trends.
  • Understanding of operational, analytical and reporting data, logical and physical data models, ETL, data mapping, structured and unstructured data, data regulation
  • Understanding of data management, replication and synchronisation, archiving, test management
  • Understanding of data solutions within cloud architecture
  • Experience of data warehouse technology, databases, big data solutions both industry and open source
  • Experience of architecting solutions as part of an overall enterprise architecture and of producing logical and physical designs
  • Practical experience in large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations would be useful although not essential.
  • Self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Fluent English (oral and written) is a requirement. Other regional languages, particularly Cantonese and/or Mandarin would be a distinct advantage.

Deep knowledge of Hadoop is essential for this role