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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect has an immediate need for a Solution Architect to join the Data Products team in our office in Florence, Italy or Dublin, Ireland. The successful candidate will join an expanding BI & Data warehouse team, in charge of managing the VZC Data Platform in AWS.You will work directly with cross functional teams composed of Data engineers, DevOps and BI developers in design problems, development best practices and standards compliance.

  • Oversee the entire technological stack of the Data Platform, giving clear guidance in the evolution of the tools, identifying the right technical solutions in terms of performance, security, cost and compliance.
  • Design, develop, document and maintain Big Data architecture models in Cloud.
  • Work with Data engineers and Data scientists in the implementation of core components and the delivery of code, including the coordination of coding standards.
  • Help drive the development of future state architecture and the strategic plan for data products development.
  • Work with key stakeholders such as the Product team, BI team and Leadership team to understand future requirements and provide solution level technical design.
  • Work closely with the Enterprise Architects in carrying out the overall vision for our platform.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other technical subject, or relevant work experience.
  • Experience in data engineering roles with experience of working as a solution architect or data architect.
  • Experience with AWS data technological stack. Core services (EC2, ECS/EKS, Lambda); messaging (SQS, SNS, Kinesis); cloud security and compliance best practices.
  • Proven experience of data modeling, implementation, data management for enterprise data warehouses and advanced data analytics systems.
  • Great experience with SQL and NoSQL DBMS.
  • Experience with Redshift and S3.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience designing and implementing E2E ETL/ELT pipelines and best practices for them. Familiar with Glue, EMR, Spark.
  • Experience with Airflow and other orchestration tools.
  • Knowledge of Data Protection (CCPA / GDPR).
  • Experience with test driven development, agile software development methodologies and tools to deploy and monitor algorithms and systems in production environments.
  • Knowledge of Python Programming and OO languages.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Experience with production of Machine Learning models and algorithms.
  • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills including resource management and project estimation.
  • Experience with Cloudera platforms.
  • Experience working with SSIS ETL tools.
  • Knowledge of BI visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, QuickSight).

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