How much does a Big Data Architect make in the United States? The average Big Data Architect salary in the United States is $159,192 as of December 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $144,091 and $175,686. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Big Data Architect ?

A data architect is a practitioner of data architecture, an information technology discipline concerned with designing, creating, deploying and managing an organization's data architecture. Data architects define how the data will be stored, consumed, integrated and managed by different data entities and IT systems, as well as any applications using or processing that data in some way. It is closely allied with business architecture and is considered to be one of the four domains of enterprise architecture....

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Dezign Concepts LLC - Herndon , VA
Demonstrated experience designing and operating big data systems. * Demonstrated experience building and optimizing performance of large scale graph databases (tens of billions of edges) using ...
Lensa - 17 days ago
Infinitive Inc - Vienna , VA
Lead and Architect migration of data analytics environment from Teradata to Snowflake with ... Hands-on experience with Snowflake utilities, SnowSQL, SnowPipe and Big Data model techniques using ...
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American IT Staff - Richmond , VA
Company Description Looking for a Big Data Engineer to work with one of the leading healthcare ... Work with architects and other leads to design solutions that articulate the business context ...
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The Consortium, Inc. - Reston , VA
... big data analytics w/ technologies like Hadoop, Spark, EMR, RedShift, and Kinesis. The Technical Architect is accountable for the comprehensive high-level design, functionality, economics, and ...
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Experience in application migration, Big Data (e.g., Hadoop, NiFi, Spark, PySpark, Dask, etc.) * Azure Solutions Architect Expert * Google Professional Cloud Architect * AWS Certified Solutions ...
Lensa - 24 days ago
Random Bit - Charlottesville , VA
Job Summary The Enterprise Architect has a strong technical background and ability to work across ... Desired - Experience working with Big Data and NoSQL technologies. * Desired - Experience with ...
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