Data Architect – GCP

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Let’s talk about the team

Our Insights and Data team helps our clients make better business decisions by transforming an ocean of data into streams of insight. Our clients are among Australia’s top performing companies and they choose to partner with Capgemini for a very good reason – our exceptional people. Due to continued growth within Capgemini’s Insights & Data practice we intend to recruit a Data Architect with extensive experience in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) within a consulting environment. If you are already working in a consultancy role, or have excellent client-facing skills gained within large organizations, we would like to discuss our consultant opportunities with you. 


Let’s talk about the role and responsibilities: 

As the Data Architect you will be considered a subject matter expert in Insights & Data Management, Architecture and solutioning. Your role will see you working across complex businesses, reengineering development projects to solve organizational problems through innovative Data-driven solutions. Key aspects of your role will include

  • Develop overall solution plans and strategic vision for data and analytics solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs.
  • Lead the data strategy and architecture for effective utilization of data as an enterprise asset
  • Perform key technical leadership role in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modelling, data access, data integration, data visualization, data discovery, data lake design and implementation.
  • Collaborate with various  technical stakeholders at client including data architecture team,  security team and infrastructure team to define the architecture and technology selection
  • Provide support to project manager through developing tasks, estimates, and dependencies to meet client expectations
  • Work with various internal and client project’s team members including Data architect, developers and data analysts to assist with technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Identifies market trends in technology and methodologies for building GCP based data and analytics solution 
  • Support the business development activities; shape and design solution architectures for a proposal; attending client meetings with the sales team


Let’s talk about your qualifications and experience:  

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Minimum of one year of experience in architecting data and analytics solution for the Google Cloud platform using GCP big data stack – Cloud Storage, DataFlow, Big Query, Cloud Composer
  • Deep understanding of big data technologies, ETL, EDW, architecture patterns and industry trends
  • Experience with data warehousing and data management concepts is mandatory
  • Experience with DevOps and  ‘container’ technology (e.g. Kubernetes) 
  • Excellent analytical skills and proven track record solving difficult problems 
  • Experience with test-driven development, test automation & continuous delivery 
  • GCP Solution Architecture certification is desirable but not imperative
  • Ability to articulate/relate complex Technology material to a variety of different types of stakeholders
  • Excellent social and communication skills, with a passion for mentoring and knowledge sharing 
  • Experienced in Agile / Scrum projects


What happens next and what can we offer you?

Interested?  Passionate people are Capgemini’s Ace of spades. We believe that every one of us is an architect of positive futures.  We invite you to join us to discover a career that will challenge, support and inspire you. Working at Capgemini you’ll find the rewards are more than just financial. Not only will you work alongside inspiring colleagues with a world of experience, but you’ll also have access to great benefits including, salary continuance insurance, paid parental leave, education assistance, salary packaging, the ability to purchase additional leave; as well as discounts on entertainment, financial and wellbeing services, travel and shopping.  Talk to us about working part-time or full time. 

Ranked among Ethisphere’s 2019 Most Ethical Companies in the World (for the 7th year running!), our seven values are at the heart of everything we do – Honesty, Boldness, Trust, Team Spirit, Freedom, Fun and Modesty. As Social Innovators, we are committed to making a positive impact on the planet and our communities. Capgemini is a proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants must be legally entitled to work in the country the role is based out of, unless otherwise stated within the job advertisement.  Proof of work entitlements and visa status will be required prior to and/or at time of offer. Successful applicants will be required to complete a security and reference checks prior to commencement of employment.


Please note unsolicited resumes from employment agencies or other third parties will not be considered.





Posted on:

December 18, 2019

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Bachelor's degree or equivalent

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