Primary Location: United States
Other Location: United States,Texas,Irving
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Technology
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: No
Job ID: 16038856
WHAT WE’RE ABOUT :
Citi’s Global Consumer Bank is embarking on a strategic initiative to take advantage of innovations in data and advanced analytic technologies to enable an insight-driven business strategy.
Together with our technology partners, we are evolving our current state architecture to incorporate next generation technologies built on the Hadoop platform. We are changing our way of working by embracing Agile methodologies to accelerate our delivery and productivity.
The CTO DevOps Environment team is responsible for building, maintaining and enhancing infrastructure environments supporting tools such as Teradata, Cognos, AbInitio, Datastage and SAS. We are expanding our responsibilities to add Big Data capabilities based on Cloudera and other vendor and open source technologies.
We are searching for the best Advanced Analytics Platform Operations Lead with hands-on experience to join us.
This is a leadership opportunity to build a platform and an organization to operationalize next generation data and analytics technologies.
As a Platform Operations Lead for Big Data, this role will enable a transformation towards innovative technical thought leadership and provide cutting-edge data solutions. In this position, you will work with a team of Engineers, Architects, Analysts and DBAs to build, maintain and manage a scalable Hadoop environment.
The right person will be passionate about technology, scalability and have strong technical and collaborative skills to help data science teams and users design, develop and deploy new analytic solutions.
You should be comfortable interacting with the various technical and development teams and leading and vetting infrastructure designs and implementations across partner technical teams and with business users.
You should be able to get into the details of our solutions, guide implementation, and take end-to-end ownership of systems.
We are searching for a senior-level candidate with hands-on experience managing complex environments in an enterprise IT setting.
Manage Cloudera Hadoop environments and perform setup, administration, and monitoring tasks
Install & configure software updates and deploy application code releases to Production & Non-Production environments
Perform analysis and provide input to support capacity planning and solution design decision
Configure and tune environment and batch jobs to ensure optimum performance and 99.99% availability
Troubleshoot system issues and quickly identify solutions to eliminate impact to business customers
Proactively identify opportunities to implement automation and monitoring solutions
Contribute subject matter expertise to IT projects to support the design and delivery of quality solutions
Coordinate with Development, Network, Infrastructure, and other organizations necessary to get work done
Participate in standard processes for Access, Incident, Problem, and Change Management
Ensure that deployed hardware/infrastructure is scalable and reliable
Work with Architecture and Technology management on the tool definitions and engineering playbook definition required to support all aspects of analytics solutions.
Partner with industry vendors that provide technology or user experience design components that support our Big Data architecture. Work with vendors on our implementation plans and roadmaps identifying partnership opportunities to increase our development velocity and our learnings.
Be knowledgeable and comfortable implementing open source technologies, including optimizing for enterprise environments.
Work with our Control teams from Compliance, Legal, InfoSec to insure they are educated on the new Big Data architecture, and that these groups participate in the success of the development and deployment efforts
Contribute to how the Business Intelligence Environment Management organization will evolve as these new technologies are better understood and impacts on the existing platforms and teams are better understood
Mentor members of the engineering team, guide development standards and help define infrastructure architecture
Engage in innovative problem solving activities, requiring conceptual thinking as they will be responsible for creating 'out of the box' solutions with prototypes and pilots
BA/BS degree required, advanced degree is preferred in Computer Science or related field
Deep understanding and demonstrated success managing large Business Intelligence (BI) infrastructure environments.
Successful track record as an infrastructure leader in a comparable environment including the understanding of innovation and disruption culture enablers and inhibitors 5+ years’ experience with direct responsibility as a senior infrastructure build leader in a technology organization, with focus on integrating Business Intelligence technologies such as Big Data, Teradata, AbInitio, Cognos, SAS, DataStage. Hands-on experience is a must.
Working knowledge of next generation data and analytics capabilities built on the Hadoop ecosystem, Spark, Kafka, Flume, HBase, Hive, Tableau and others.
Understanding of application architectures and analytics workloads, including microservices, APIs, REST, NoSQL, machine learning and Lambda.
Strong people coach with a passion for developing others
Deep consumer infrastructure knowledge and passion for emerging technologies (e.g., Stream analytics, Machine Learning tools and products) and how they will change consumer experiences
Customer–focused mindset and takes pride in creating an engaging and data-driven customer journey
Strong sense of ownership and accountability while being mission-oriented
Familiar with Agile methodology and related tools
Familiar with operational tools such as Service-Now
Creative and passionate, driven by a desire for innovation and creation of amazing client experience – smart risk taking – outside the box thinking
Insight into the way that Big Data is affecting industry and knowledge of best practices
Inspires others, influences and builds trust
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
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