Philips Architect- Big Data Platform in Bangalore, India


  • Helps teams define & implement a technological solution within the total context (platform vision, product priorities, roadmaps, ...)

  • Responsible for entire service including Security & Privacy integrity. Works closely with the lead architect of the service for the same.

  • Work closely and provides inputs to the Product team to define the backlog,

  • Breaks down architecture block / EPICs to features

  • Estimate and layout dependencies for architectural blocks

  • Design any required migration paths

  • Designs Deployment & Operational models (incl enterprise access & multi-tenancy models ), Layout all deployment/ operational dependencies for the product

  • Define Acceptance Test for nonfunctional requirements; performance, reliability, scalability, integration, standards, applications.

  • Defines, reviews and accepts APIs

  • Ensure Code and Code Review quality

  • Work with development teams to realize architecture

  • Key contributor to release planning

  • Continuously Review Quality & Reduce Technical Debt

  • Ensure a groomed Backlog prior to Release planning (incl Product & Arch runway)

  • Review / Accept Low Level Design (LLDD), operations and maintenance guide, Installation guide for the platform

Education Qualification:

a) Bachelor of Engineering.......(must have)

b) Big data certifications (e.g. Cloudera developer, admin etc)....(preferred)

Work Experience:

  • 15+ years of relevant experience

  • Solid experience in designing architecture of complete products or sub systems

  • Production expertise in the Hadoop ecosystem with some background in data computing/data warehousing

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an architect in Big data environments.

  • Experience in technical management of product/programs

  • Experience in state of the art software engineering methods and processes

  • Domain knowledge preferable and expected to acquire it in a short period of time

  • Preferred experience on building big data /analytics platforms

  • Experience working in Agile environments preferred

Key Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent technical skills in Architecting and Designing SW with a hands-on approach to help the teams deliver successfully

  • Ability to translate product requirements into architectural and design artefacts

  • Well versed in technologies like Java, Big data (e.g. Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, Scala, Yarn Hive etc), Data modelling, REST APIs design

  • Ability to scale up and communicate from abstract concepts to implementation, which also involves getting the implementation (design and code) from the team

  • Drive for results with a clear focus on quality and timeliness

  • Ability to improve the team’s competency and results consistently (coaching and mentoring)

  • Strong technical leadership and communication skills

  • Healthcare experience or exposure preferred

  • Should be a strong team player/collaborator

  • Agile SA certified(preferable)