IS Technology Leader - Big Data

22 Aug 2016
01 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The ABB Global Business Services - Information Systems delivers IT application development and IT infrastructure services which support business processes of ABB across the world. By taking advantage of ABB's leading position in power and automation technologies, we develop innovative IT projects and create unique solutions. To our new organization - IS Incubators we are looking for candidates for the position of: IS Technology Leader - Big Data

• Take overall responsibility for a specific innovation area;
• Build and manage a team of experts: leading, mentoring, assigning tasks and assisting individual contributors in designing and developing large-scale cluster data processing systems;
• Guide the full architectural lifecycle of a Data Lake and a Big Data solution: requirements analysis, governance, technical architecture design (including hardware, OS, and network topology), application design, testing and deployment of PoCs;
• Define, influence and communicate technical direction, to make decisions, to be driven and work autonomously in order to ensure the successful implementation of solutions;
• Provide support to a learning organization model through coaching, training, and mentorship.

• Expert knowledge of design in Hadoop stack (e.g. MapReduce, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, HBase, Flume, Spark, Kafka, Java - Map Reduce) or equivalent;
• At least one project delivered at Production Scale on Hadoop stack or equivalent;
• Cloud integration (e.g. Mulesoft) experience is an advantage;
• Innovative mindset - able to deal with typical "start-up challenges", hands-on, can-do attitude;
• Expert in technology but also engaging with other teams and business stakeholders on any level;
• Ability to switch between details and holistic view;
• Respective leader, can motivate and persuade his/her team and stakeholders;
• Remains neutral and objective when it comes to analyzing facts and selecting solutions.