Big Data Architect- Big Data Platform

Information Technology (IT)

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Big Data Architect- Big Data Platform

  • Bay Area, California, United States
  • Full time

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About Us

Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best video product for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinars.

We’re problem-solvers, working at a fast pace to design solutions with our customers and users in mind. Here, you’ll work across teams to deliver impactful projects that are changing the way people communicate and enjoy opportunities to advance your career in a diverse, inclusive environment.

About the Team
As Zoom grows and expands, so does our data needs. We need to continuously revisit, update, and upgrade our environment to support today's business needs and create strategic and scalable data solutions to drive Zoom growth for the future. Zoom's Big Data Platform organization is in need of a Sr. Architect to lead continuous design and architectural improvements of our platform to accommodate and drive Zoom's business needs.


About the Role

  • Drive and own architectural design strategies and their realization for the Big Data Platform
  • Identify Big Data Platform areas that can be improved, propose better solutions, and drive implementation
  • Create and maintain alignment between Zoom's business and the Big Data Platform environment and technology
  • Work with PMs, Engineers, and TechOps to maintain the integrity of our tech infrastructure
  • Provide hands-on technical and execution leadership for engineering teams
  • Define and execute architectural designs
  • Maintain and drive architectural integrity throughout the Big Data Platform environment
  • Help build a strong engineering culture by partnering closely with the Big Data Platform engineering teams and help develop their expertise


About You

  • 10+ years of industry experience working with Big Data Platforms
  • Deep understanding of Big Data Platform architecture scalability and performance
  • Expert level hand-on experience in cloud technologies, preferably AWS related
  • Deep understanding of data formas like Hudi, Iceberg, Deltalake, etc.
  • Deep expertise in read-time and batch data processing at large scale
  • Deep understanding of data and how it relates to architecture (Data ingestion, Realtime, Batch, SQL, NoSQL, Analytics, etc)
  • Expert understanding and use of standard software design patterns
  • Understanding of modern SDLC processes (Agile, CI, CD, etc.) and how architecture fits
  • You have the ability to think strategically and align design and architecture patterns to drive current needs as well as future growth
  • You possess the ability to tailor technical communications to any level (Exec to Jr. Software Engineers)
  • You have strong technical leadership with change management skills
  • Ability to break a problem of any size into manageable pieces
  • Deep understanding of enterprise integration with an emphasis on scalable patterns
  • Ability to draft proposals of cost vs. use/benefit of proposed architectural changes

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