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Philips Data Architect General Manager in Chennai (ex Madras), India



  • Design and build data structures on MPP platform like Teradata, Hadoop to provide efficient reporting and analytics capability.

  • Design solutions using new generation In-Memory Columnar databases like HANA Design and build highly scalable data pipelines using new generation tools and technologies like Spark, Kafka to induct data from various systems

  • Translate complex business requirements into scalable technical solutions meeting data warehousing design standards.

  • Strong understanding of analytics needs and proactive-ness to build generic solutions to improve the efficiency

  • Review, enhance, design and develop ETL processes using Informatica

  • Educate staff members through training and individual support.

  • Offer support by responding to system problems in a timely manner.

Technical Knowledge and Skills required

  • In-depth understanding of data structures and algorithms

  • Experience in designing and building dimensional data models to improve accessibility, efficiency, and quality of data

  • Database development experience with Relational or MPP/distributed systems such as Oracle/Teradata/Vertica/HANA/Hadoop

  • Programming experience in building high quality applications, data pipelines and analytics solutions.

  • Experience in developing Big Data applications using java, Spark, Hive, Oozie, Kafka, and Map Reduce is a huge plus

  • Should be proficient in writing Advanced SQLs, Expertise in performance tuning of SQLs. Experience with data science and machine learning tools and technologies is a plus

  • Strong experience in designing and developing solutions using Columnar Databases.

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of development processes and agile methodologies

Soft Skills Required

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Highly driven, energetic, flexible, resourceful & ability to multitask

  • Clarity of thoughts and vision

  • Ability to ideate and bring solutions to the table

  • Adherence to timelines, without sacrificing quality of output

  • Hands on and detail oriented, with a strong ability to co-ordinate across different Geographies and with different stakeholders at Exec and Director levels

Work Experience

  • Minimum 14+ years of increasingly responsible experience in high impactful and changing environments

  • Should have worked in a dynamic and fast changing environment

  • High affinity with AI powered insight tools and engines and application of real time solutions to analytics problems

  • Strong analytical and communication skills. Should be self-driven, highly motivated and ability to learn quick


  • Masters degree/Btech from a good institute in a quantitative discipline

  • Strong exposure to Databases and data structures of cloud based technologies

  • AWS/Azure architect certification preferred