Solutions Architect


MD SA 654115


Developer, Information Technology , Software Developer, Technical Architect


£55,000 to £65,000 Per Annum


Flexible working & Excellent Benefits


Reading - Flexible/Remote

Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the IT industry. We have an excellent opportunity for a Solutions Architect to join our client as a member of the Delivery Team.

Ideally the candidate can commute to the Reading office, however it can be a fully remote working role as long as the candidate is willing to travel when needed for meetings.

Solutions Architect’s Core Duties

  • Act as the technical leads and work on some exciting, distributed projects at private and public sector organisations
  • Engage from Proof of Concept (PoC) stages through to production implementation on complex distributed environments

Solutions Architect’s Key Skills

  • X Linux OS – Familiarisation and understanding of the environment.
  • Coding/ scripting in Python, Java, Bash or Ansible – Evidence of reading either code base required.
  • Cloudera administration course.
  • Cloudera manager – Familiarisation of using Cloudera Manager.
  • Hadoop HDFS, Hive, Kafka, Impala and Ranger.
  • Kerberos integration skills – must be able to display competence with Kerberos.
  • SSL/ TLS – need to demonstrate an understanding of SSL/ TLS.
  • HDP (Hortonworks) – Familiarisation and experience of using Hortonworks.
  • Application deployment and troubleshooting skills.
  • Implementation of Cloudera and Hortonwork stack.
  • RDBMS skills for metadata.
  • Cloudera upgrades – experience of running Cloudera upgrades will be a positive.

Solution Architect’s Key Requirements

  • Be willing to travel worldwide for up to 6 weeks at any one time
  • Hold a British passport
  • Be a UK resident

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