Senior Solution Architect Big Data/Hadoop

The ADASTRA Group is an international IT consulting company with 12 international offices and headquartered in Toronto, Canada. ADASTRA provides leading companies with the full range of consulting services in information management - from conception to implementation and application of innovative and efficient solutions in the areas of Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Cloud solutions. With over 2000 experts worldwide we bridge the gap between business departments and IT to increase the operational efficiency of our customers. For more information, please check


Your responsibilities:

  • Advising clients on the planning of big data projects
  • Architecture, design and development of complex Hadoop-specific applications / big data solutions
  • Data architecture - transfer of the technical design into the technical transformation logic
  • ETL- Architecture- Draft of the overall architecture of new systems 
  • Development of extract, transformation and loading processes for big data solutions
  • Data Modeling


  • First experiences in an Advanced Analytics environment
  • First practical experience in banking, financial services and / or insurance
  •  A mathematical background (Statistical Methods, Predictive / Prescriptive Analytics)
  • German knowledge is a plus

Your Qualifications: 

  • A university degree in computer science, business informatics, business administration with an IT focus or in a scientific-mathematical orientation
  • Solid knowledge in SQL as well as a programing language, ideally in Java, Scala or Python
  • Experience in the Hadoop environment (MapReduce, Hive, Spark, Kafka, Impala etc.) and / or with NoSQL databases
  • Several years of professional experience in projects focusing on data warehousing, business intelligence and data integration
  • Very good analytical skills and a strong technical understanding
  • Good communication skills and the ability to independently handle complex problems
  • Very good command of English

What we offer:

  • Working in an international team of Business Analysts, DWH and BI experts
  • A work environment where knowledge-sharing is coveted and which has an open feedback culture
  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth through industry-recognized projects for internationally-known clients
  • Support to fulfill your personal potential and individual career planning (Training and further education, participation in conferences, etc.) Opportunities to take responsibility at an early stage
  • Flat hierarchies and an attractive salary package