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Director - Big Data Architecture and Engineering United Airlines
Chicago, IL

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Director - Big Data Architecture and Engineering

Req #: WHQ00014546-NR

Location: Chicago, IL US

Job Category:Information Technology

The Data engineering team is looking for a hands-on technical leader in the Big Data & Analytic engineering area. -This position requires a self-motivated individual with strong leadership, influence, architecture breadth and technical depth and who can contribute in a highly collaborative culture and Agile team environment. You will analyze, model, and develop complex and high-level architecture plans that require the integration of multiple technologies and coordination of functional areas across the organization. You will be responsible for driving our next generation data platform specification, a cloud enabled solution which leverages modern data platforms (Hadoop, NoSQL dbs (mongo, redis)), leveraging Cloud PaaS solutions (Pivotal Cloud Foundry), and public IaaS (AWS). You'll work closely with a group of thought leaders responsible for Technology strategy (Mobile, Web, Data, Cloud, etc.).

If you have the uncanny ability to drive a compelling long-term vision this is an opportunity to lead the Application Modernization on our very important platforms. Your hands-on experience in big data platforms running on modern cloud architectures (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS); deep interest and experience in broad enterprise platforms (information architecture, information flow, appropriate modularization and loose coupling while measuring flexibility with specification and optimization) will have direct impact on the direction of the company, our customers and industry.

What you'll do:

* Architecture Ideation - Assist business in the scoping and planning of upcoming projects
* Architecture and Design - Participate/Lead in producing the solutions conceptual architecture and associated artifacts, develop architecture of components based on conceptual architecture/design
* Advice/Mentor on Technical and Design - Provide advice and guidance to team leads regarding technical and design decisions
* Provide direction, guidance, definition, evaluation, and facilitation for the development of current and future architecture
* Provide oversight and evaluation on large vendor installations, interfaces and prototypes
* Develop standards and best practices
* Consultative on larger strategy
* Owns the end to end solution design and architecture
* Collaborates with EA and SAs from other domain to design/deliver larger scoped initiatives
* Operationalize ML models to scale in production & enable a ML ops framework
* Some travel will be required
* Ability to own architecture, including its direction and present a vision for the future of the Data Technology platforms. Ability to drive through, directly and through influence, the ideal solution strategy with agility and leadership qualities which engineers recognize and respect
* Including re-engineering the data flows (data-in, date-out and reporting)
* Defining the strategy of moving legacy relational database to new platforms and approach
* Desire and ability to understand the business and develop architectures that meet current and anticipated business needs
* Broad knowledge of big data technology landscape (Hadoop, Spark, TeraData) Experience and successful modernization at large corporations (re-platforming, re-hosting and service enablement)
* Broad knowledge of different data platforms (Relational, NoSQL, Data Lakes)
* Knowledge of analytical tools (R/RStudio, Jupyter Notebooks) and quantitative reasoning
* Data visualization approaches
* Knowledge of ML Ops products like ParallelM and Alogrithmia
* Evaluate new technologies, stay current with a broad range of industry trends
* Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations.
* Ability to work on cross channel integrations
* Experience with Cloud Native (12-Factor)
* Experience with the 4+1 architectural view model

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

About United Airlines

United Airlines is an airline operating a domestic and international route network.

10001 employees
United Airlines

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