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The Global Specialist in Energy, appointed among the Global 25 Top Companies to work in 2017 and the Glassdoor’s Best Place to Work in 2018, is looking for a curious mind and a talent person in Cloud ecosystems (AWS) to be a Big Data Architect Lead in his team based in Barcelona or Madrid (Spain).
Main goal: Being a Big Data Architect in AWS, (s)he will lead a team of 2-5 Big Data developers, having the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Management of Big Data developers.
  • Definition of Big Data developments standards.
  • Validation of the conception of Big Data assets (such as custom framework).
  • Ability to conceive and portray the cloud/big data picture align with digital vision.
  • Being main point of contact with Cloud 3rd parties and internal cloud organization(s).
  • Drive the changes and main improvements in data platform(s).
  • Maps the systems and interfaces used to manage data, sets standards for data management, analyzes current state and conceives desired future state, and conceives projects needed to close the gap between current state and future goals.
  • Establishes data management and reporting technologies, experienced in emerging tools like columnar and NoSQL databases, predictive analytics, data visualization, and unstructured data. Not necessarily deep in all of these technologies, understand them sufficiently to guide the organization in understanding and adopting them.
  • Depth in data modeling organizes data at the macro and micro level (data models, needs for new applications, others …) and database models.
  • Define standards, cleansing processes and data quality rules. Apply metrics according data governance and data owner’s rules
  • Define the systems development life cycle (Step functions, Phython, …); Understand project management approaches; and DevOps requirements, design, and test techniques.
  • Create, conceptualize and influence applications and projects, and therefore must understand what advice to give and where to plug in


  • Experience: At least 3-5 years Cloud AWS solutions (Azure and others will be a plus), ETL, data integration principles, Stream processing, functional management experience, IT Architecture Design experience,
  • Technical skills & Knowledge: ability to structure, standardize, document and subcontract development activities to other internal/external teams and Project Manager (waterfall and/or Agile). Certification in Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) will be a plus, and among others, knowledge of Python and S3.
  • Languages: Fluent English.
  • Personal & Soft Skills: ability to manage and animate a team of 2-5 Big Data developers, strong leadership and collaboration skills in a cross-cultural environment, excellent communication skills, proactive, result-driven self-motivator, ability to work in a multicultural team, lead remote and external teams. Ability to astutely operate in the organization: well respected and influential, able to emphasize methodology, modeling, and governance, technologically and politically neutral, articulate, persuasive, and a good salesperson, and enthusiastic


  • About the company & Career Plan: This is a great opportunity to be involved in a true leading challenge in a solid multinational company with global competency, join a multicultural team.
  • Salary & Conditions: Permanent position and Competitive salary according to the experience and a flexible compensation program including Ticket Restaurant, Health and Life Insurance, Ticket Nursery, Ticket transport and Training, Company shareholding program, Global recognition program, Flexible Working time, Workplace flexibility, Well-being labs and Opportunities to develop your professional career.
  • Location: Barcelona or Madrid (Spain).
  • Recruitment Process: Complex but agile recruitment process including an interview with the Human Resources’ team, a second interview with the Data Integration Manager, follow by a challenging technical interview with some of the high-performers in the company before a final face-to-face interview with the Data Integration Director. Every phase of the process discards but once hired, you will really enjoy your job!!!
  • Start Date: As soon as possible, depending on candidate´s notice period.

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