Lixar is looking for a
Senior Data Architect

Senior Data Architect
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar I.T. is looking for a Senior Data Architect to join our data team. In this role, you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge, data-driven applications.
As an experienced Senior Data Architect, you have:

  • 10+ years of experience as a Data Architect
  • Master’s degree in IT/Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience leading architectural and data decisions that promote partnership between several disparate product teams.
  • Strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle and agile development methodology.
  • Experience with Big Data platforms and software like Hadoop, Apache Spark, HBase, HDFS, Map-Reduce, Pig, Hive, MongoDD, No SQL and Object databases.
  • Experience with Hadoop frameworks such as Hortonworks and Cloudera.
  • Experience with programming languages like Java, Python, JS and Angular
  • Deep expertise in building cloud infrastructure like AWS, OpenStack, and Azure.
  • Expertise in building communication channels between structured and unstructured database systems.
  • Hands-on experience with large scale data environments, capacity planning, performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Proficiency in architecting and delivering BI/EDW solutions.
  • Strong analytical & programming skills as well as deep understanding of major RDBMS systems like Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server.
  • Solid understanding of ETL architectures, data movement technologies and database concepts like Partitioning, Performance optimization.
  • Possess skills and experience managing onsite/offshore team of size 10 or more in delivering Software development services.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.
  • This is a part hands on role for Client PoCs, internal designing etc.
  • Must be able to bring new, bleeding edge big data, Streaming, petabytes stack for practical implementation.

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • Have a passion for learning and a passion for data
  • Have a sense of humour
  • Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients
  • Have high attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.