Systems Architect (Big Data)

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Mar 13, 2017
Permanent Information Technology

Job Description

Location: Randburg, JHB

Salary: R1.2M per year


Our client seeks a BEE Systems Architect for a permanent role based in JHB.



BSc (Comp Sci.) or equivalent

5 Years of Java Development Experience

10 Years of IT Experience

Experience using Hadoop

Understanding of Hadoop (HDFS, YARN, MapReduce), Accumulo, Zookeper, NGINX and how all fits together

Understanding of Operating system, relational databases and transcriptional and various NoSQL DB Scala or other functional programming experience



Define the backup and DR strategy

Define a standard for Ingest and Extract processes.

Define standard (and be involve) for integration methods and patterns.

Define monitoring strategy

Help with the design of custom ingest applications.

Define the role based security model for the defined solution

Advise on how to use Storm, Zeppelin & Hive etc. for providing business solutions.

Be able to provide solution designs based on Big Data requirements.

Be able to troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis.

Define and ensure adherence to SLAs in the context of the solution.

Evaluate third party components (e.g. analytics, natural speech processing etc.) for integration within the environment.

Be able to perform the senior administer tasks if required.

Develop any custom extensions and ingestion modules.

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