Job ref no.: HON0033I (CT3125119-01#0079)

Advisory – Technology Advisory, Financial Services – Big Data Architect


We are the only professional services organization who has a separate service line dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to provide a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including banking and capital markets, insurance, asset management and private equity, we provide highly integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

The Opportunity

The EY Financial Services technology consulting team is continuing to grow and develop appropriate technology propositions aligned to market needs and demand, in particular in the space of Data and Analytics. We work collaboratively with the financial services clients and other EY teams to enhance their ability to use and interpret modern technologies and data, and develop their own enhanced capabilities to support better decision making, along with regulatory compliance, within their business.

Our consultants need the vision to articulate the big picture and the precision to see the smallest of details, all whilst focusing on the financial services domain. Technology and information are the assets which enable this, and our data and analytics practice provides innovative approaches to unlocking this value, solving many of our clients’ biggest challenges.

If you think you can meet the challenges of a focused consulting organization, understand how to grow and lead in a growing practice and work in the most complex of sectors our team is looking forward to hearing from you.

Your key responsibilities

As a Big Data Architect, you will work with our Hong Kong team to design and architect BI & Advanced Analytic solutions utilising leading big data platforms and cloud technologies. Our current team is working on some of the latest technologies in the region using advanced analytics solutions such as AWS, Azure, Hortonworks, Cloudera etc.

This role will find you:

  • Architecting and designing Big Data platforms on cloud or on-premise
  • Advising clients on latest big data and analytic technologies
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Working in mixed discipline project teams to deliver tailored advice to financial services clients
  • Documenting the architecture against business requirements
  • Providing architecture input to pre-sales activities
  • Presenting and explaining Big Data Architecture technologies to senior client stakeholders

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 6+ years industry experience in Data & Analytics with 1-3 years experience in a similar role as a Solution Architect, Data Warehouse Architect or Big Data Architect
  • Experience with or knowledge of traditional DW environments: Teradata, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server
  • Experience with or knowledge of Batch and real-time streaming technologies such as Datastage, Informatica, ODI, Spark, Flink, Kafka
  • Experience with or knowledge of Big Data platforms such as Hortonworks, MAPR, EMR, HDInsight or Cloudera
  • Experience with or knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Alibaba
  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal
  • Your past experience might have found you playing the role of:
  • Data Architect, Big Data Architect, Solution Architect, Data Warehouse Architect

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Good communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) in English and preferably also in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)
  • Experience of working in, or consulting into, the financial services sector
  • Knowledge and experience in end-to-end project delivery, either traditional SDLC or agile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches)
  • Exceptional communication, documentation and presentation skills

What working at EY offers

  • Support, training, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • A variety of roles and client experiences, our senior architects work with multiple client projects solving complex problems across financial services
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, experience/knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. 

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More job information
Job ref no. HON0033I (CT3125119-01#0079)
Job Function
  • Central
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 6 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree