Big Data Architect

Short Description

PayPal is looking for a Big Data Architect who has Strong analytical skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Job Description

The candidate will be part of PayPal Analytical Data Services Team. The candidate will be responsible for the analysis and design of the data platform, ETL processing, and storage.  The candidate has to interact with global cross-functional teams to address complex business requirements. The role demands the individual to possess the technical skills required to perform the job in an effective manner. The individual should be self-motivated, possess creative problem-solving skills and have the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time. The candidate should have a passion for data & analytics.

In this role, the individual will be part of the engineering team in the Analytical Data Services Organization and will be responsible for.

  • Participating and collaborating with cross-functional teams in the organization to understand the business requirements and to deliver solutions that can scale.
  • Approaching the problem, taking into account all possibilities.
  • Creativity and out of the box thinking is required.
  • Proactively anticipating problems and appropriately communicating with the team and management in a timely manner.
  • Being flexible and being able to support all functions of the product life cycle when required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to deliver from coarse-grained requirements
  • Be a Mentor for the junior members in the organization.

Job Requirements
Required Skills:
  • 10+ years of experience in the IT industry, experience in Data Technology space is preferred.
  • Advanced Shell or Perl scripting experience or proficiency in any programming language like C, C++ or CORE Java
  • Working experience in any MPP systems (Certified Teradata developer is a plus); Should have strong SQL programming skills
  • Working knowledge in ORACLE & Big data systems
  • Data Modelling experience in Datawarehouse platform.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts
  • Working knowledge on any ETL tool (ie. Informatica/ Ab Initio) is preferable.
  • Knowledge of Scheduling Tools is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Expertise in database programming and performance tuning techniques; Teradata experience is a plus
  • Familiar with data movement techniques and best practices to handle large volumes of data
  • Experience with data warehousing architecture and data modeling best practices
  • Experience with File Systems, server architectures, and distributed systems
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take initiative to contribute beyond basic responsibilities
  • Working experience in an Agile methodology is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Hadoop, HBase, and Hive is highly preferred

Desired Skills:
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Big Data Architect
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Who we are
Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal├?┬ó??s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.