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Job Description Big Data Consultant

Position Description
Would you like to be part of a growing company with the scale and strength to give your career a boost in Consulting? CGI provides high value business and IT consulting services to clients across multiple industries and as they grow they’re recruiting for a talented Big Data engineer to join their innovative Advanced Analytics team helping tasked with creating and managing Big Data infrastructure and tools, typically designing and building big data pipelines and platforms.

Your future duties and responsibilities
CGI have an exciting opening for a Big Data Consultant to work on the collecting, storing, processing, and analysing of huge sets of data. The primary focus will be on choosing optimal solutions to use for these purposes, then maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them. The Big Data engineer will also be responsible for integrating them with the architecture used across the business.

This is a senior consultant position for a qualified Big Data expert to build ETL/ELT best practices in a big data environment, featuring big data pipelines, real time streaming using Kafka and leveraging high levels of proficiency across distributed computing principles.

The Consultant will be able to select and integrate any Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities, implementing ETL/ELT process, working closely with Cloud big data architecture (AWS, Azure) and be an SME in relation to knowledge of big data tools/platforms, data management tools and necessary infrastructure changes.

This represents an exciting opportunity to help build CGI’s UK Advanced Analytics Capability as it takes flight out of their growing Emerging Technology practice.

Required Qualifications To Be Successful In This Role

The successful candidate will offer a demonstrate track record in building scalable big data solutions with a view to act as a hands-on Architect, with core knowledge across a variety of tools and platforms (e.g. Hadoop, Talend, Snowflake, Pentaho, Power BI, Tableau, Informatica), an appreciation of data management tools (Collibra, Alation) and memory frameworks (NoSQL, Mongodb, Marklogic, Cassandra, Neo4j, Memsql).

The Big Data consultant will manage Hadoop, with all included services, be familiar with building stream-processing systems (using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming), demonstrate good knowledge of Big Data querying tools (Pig, Hive, and Impala) and be familiar with Spark, integration of data from multiple data sources and the various messaging systems (Kafka or RabbitMQ). Other tools of interest would include big data machine learning toolkits (Mahout, SparkML, or H2O), an understanding of Lambda Architecture, Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks, AWS, Azure big data stacks, CI/CD using Docker and Kubernetes, Spark/Scala/Java/Python programming languages, Elastic, Redis, etc.

Suffice to say they’re also looking for well-developed interpersonal skills – clear, concise – with a passion for latest business innovations and their application to clients’ challenges.

You will need to be keen to learn & develop and CGI will provide you the support and training to help achieve this.

Build your career with them.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting their clients’ digital journeys and offering their professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, their success comes from the talent and commitment of their professionals. As one team, they share the challenges and rewards that come from growing their company, which reinforces their culture of ownership. All of their professionals benefit from the value they collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Big Data
  • Java
  • Python
  • Scala

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