Data Architect

If you're interested in this role at PAX, please send your CV and a cover letter (optional) that best expresses your interest and qualifications to

As a Data Architect in our team you will architect and design Big Data platforms that are scalable, optimized and fault-tolerant.  You’ll work closely with data scientists and product managers to understand their data requirements for existing and future projects on data analytics applications. You will research and suggest new toolsets/methods to improve data ingestion, storage, processing and data access in the analytics platform.

Who you are
  • You are analytical. You understand and translate project requirements into technical requirements and solutions for the Engineering Team to execute.
  • You have people and process skills, planning and leading Proof of Concepts in support of new technology and new design approaches.
  • You are detailed, performing program reviews to ensure that design elements are reusable and repeatable across projects.  You maintain reference architecture and defines shared application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools.
  • You are thorough, deploying guidelines, standards, and processes to ensure the highest data quality.
  • You participate in setting strategy and standards through architecture and implementation leveraging standard tools and technologies.
  • You are pragmatic, developing and supporting execution of architecture strategies, with a focus on delivering customer experience.
  • You define the target application architecture and blueprints along with strategic roadmap.
  • You transform ambiguity into clarity.
  • You are a Team-Player, you work with IT and data owners to understand the types of data collected in various databases and data warehouses.
  • You enjoy collaborating in a multicultural and diverse environment that expands to include various geographic locations.
  • You have stellar communication skills, effectively expressing yourself.  You convey and receive information in a clear, credible, and consistent manner.
What you'll need
  • 10+ years of experience architecting and building highly scalable mission critical enterprise solutions that stay up in production 24/7.
  • Experience and knowledge of Big Data ecosystems such as Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Hive, Pig, Presto, Storm and Heron.
  • Experience and knowledge of Cloud Virtualization or Containerization such as Docker and K8S.
  • Experience and knowledge of NoSQL.  At least two of the following:  Elasticsearch, SOLR, HBase, Cassandra, NEO4J, MongoDB.
  • Experience and knowledge of SQL database such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.
  • Previously worked with queuing systems such as Kafka.
  • Experience designing micro-services architecture and developing micro-services.
  • Hands-on experience monitoring & logging using systems such as ELK Stack, Prometheus and Influx Data.
  • Ability to define solutions to solve large scale, complex business problems with high resiliency, scalability, performance and concurrency requirements.
  • Ability to research and understand new technology solutions and present essential comparisons, pros/cons, and target use cases.
Bonus if you have
  • Telecom and/or government data set experience/knowledge.
  • Experience and knowledge of Operation Automation such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet and Salt.
  • Contribution in Open Source Big Data technologies.
  • Experience working with or setting up CI tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity or Gitlab CI.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, CSD, CSM, SA, ASE.

If you're interested in this role at PAX, please send your CV and a cover letter (optional) that best expresses your interest and qualifications to


• Competitive Pay
• Annual Bonus Program
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Comprehensive Health Benefits
• Relocation Assistance
• Housing & Education Allowance
• Annual Return Ticket Home
• Learning & Development Program
• Casual Work Environment
• Plentiful snacks and refreshments
• Gym Access
• Visa Sponsorship


Abu Dhabi