Big Data Architect

  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Spry Squared, Inc. is where Marketing and Information Technology collides! Spry Squared is a multi-dimensional Marketing and IT Consulting firm founded in 1995 by Linda Tousley Spry and co-founder Steve Spry. At Spry Squared, Inc., we are the very definition of quick and nimble. Our managing partners have years of industry experience so that we understand and identify industry standards, innovations and trends that are essential to the success of your business. 

Job Description

  • Lead the architecture and design for a big data time series analytics platform
  • Evaluate and recommend DBMS technology and architectures to improve the operational and processing capabilities of our platform
  • Develop logical and physical data models with associated metadata including data lineage and technical data definitions
  • Undertake data modeling, sourcing, and profiling in support of specific enterprise and customer facing data driven initiatives
  • Identify technical debt and be pro-active in reducing debt by articulating the value to leadership and project teams
  • Deeply hands on and able to write production quality code as required
  • Define policies and establish standards for modeling, structuring, naming, describing, securing, and formatting data
  • Good understanding of the Hadoop ecosystem is preferred, some experience architecting Hadoop based data lakes and solutions, Java, Python is preferred. Knowledge of Apache Spark is preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience architecting data solutions for distributed databases required
  • Experience with NoSQL platforms, RDBMS, and the Hadoop ecosystem is preferred
  • Working knowledge of state-of-the-art SQL and NoSQL DB technologies and capabilities is required
  • Experience with time series data, data visualization/analytics is preferred
  • Varied experience with data extraction & modeling is required
  • Exceptional communication and management skills is required

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.