Executive Solution Architect - Big Data

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Date Posted
31st July 2017
Job Type
UK Wide

Company Information

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

Job Description

The Big Data and Security (BDS) practice within Atos has been formed out of the takeover of Bull Information Systems at the end of 2014, which had already firmly established a pedigree in the fields of High Performance Computing, Big Data and proprietary solutions in Security. As part of the takeover Atos sees a significant opportunity in Big Data and consequently is now investing and growing the BDS practice in the UK by hiring Presales Engineers, and Senior Solution Architects in HPC and Big Data within the HPC& Big Data Solutions Group.

Those joining us will be part of an already established team of senior solution architects, application developers and project management with a pedigree mainly in HPC but also with some experience in data analytics (Hadoop, SAP Hana).

The main driver for this role is to ensure significant growth in the BDS Big Data Analytics pipeline and therefore enable BDS to address a greater volume of deals. It is vital that the successful candidate is a self-starter and begins in the role with a large body of subject matter expertise to hand (that exceeds our current capability) and also has a large number of customer wins already to their name (preferably in the private sector).

The candidate will be technically-facing with customers, providing presentations, designing and configuring competitive hardware and software solutions and responding to tenders/RFI/RFP. they must also identify the shortfall in key areas of knowledge that he/she needs to equip themselves with that expertise.

This position is available UK Wide, successful candidate will need to be prepared to travel, predominantly within the South East region where most clients are based.

Job Requirements


·         Knowledge of Supercomputing, also known as High Performance Computing (HPC): hardware and middleware

·         Technologies: understanding of the applications domain MPI and OpenMP, understanding of InfiniBand and high performance storage technology

·         Must be a proven self-starter and be willing to look outside the standard ‘catalogue’ for solutions

·         Security clearance to SC/DV level (or willing to undergo to DV)

·         Prepared to travel nationally to customer and Atos sites. Some international travel

Highly desirable:

·         Background in HPC related field like Bioinformatics, Computation Fluid Dynamics

·         Big Data presales solution architect professional with most recent 5 years proven experience in delivering deals to the private and public sector (chiefly private sector) 

·         Solid understanding of some or all of the following technologies and frameworks:

o   Hadoop (Cloudera, MapR, HortonWorks, Apache)

o   Streaming (Tibco, IBM InfoSphere, Apache Storm

o   Graph Analytics, eg Intel Graph Builder


Training Available

Training opportunities in this role may include deep learning and quantum computing.


Additional Infromation

Compensation and Benefits

 A great incentive to join the Atos team is the market competitive range of benefits that the Company provides. These include a competitive salary, as well as a number of core benefits, such as; 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays; private medical insurance, which all new starters will be automatically opted into; an attractive stakeholder pension scheme, with employer contributions of up to 10% basic salary; Life Assurance; Income Protection; Personal Accident Insurance; and Season Ticket Loan. In addition to this Atos operates a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to purchase discounted products and services. Additionally, comprehensive training and development is delivered in a variety of ways, leading to accreditation if required.

Your Application

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