IBM Big Data and Master Data Management Architect in HELSINKI, Finland

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is the world’s leading and largest consulting organization. We're working to solve some of society’s most complex problems, while using some of our most innovative tools, cognitive solutions and cloud platform technologies. Our Big Data Services practice provides strategy, engineering, portfolio and organization services for our clients. These services include implementing and providing ongoing maintenance, enhancement and support of big data, analytics and cognitive solutions and capabilities. For more information about the Big Data Services, see

We have a demand for consultants in our Big Data Services practice since an increasing number of our customers are going to use their data to make better and faster decisions. As a Big Data and Master Data Management (MDM) Architect you will work closely with our customers in their digital transformation. Solutions will enable our clients to gain new insight on customers or products, or derive immediately actionable information.

The role focuses on the elements required to manage all aspects of data and information (both structured and unstructured) from business requirements to logical and physical design. You will utilize in-depth knowledge of leading-edge products and technology in conjunction with industry and business skills to influence clients.

At IBM you can cultivate your expertise, collaborate with like-minded people in an environment that embraces individual differences, and work across different disciplines while delivering innovations that matter for our company and the world.


The architect is responsible for managing the technical and data complexity, feasibility, and leading the team forward towards a solution that will satisfy the business needs.

  • Works with client and IBM teams, in a self-directed manner, throughout the project lifecycle

  • Works with IBM project manager for specific matters of scope, tasks, and resources

  • Confirms and identifies both functional and non-functional requirements

  • Defines the overall solution architecture and sets technical direction, defines component architecture, and reviews detailed designs for accuracy and overall compliance to defined architecture

  • Leads delivery team on related product installation, configuration, customization and optimization

We’re looking for technical professionals with strong experience across data architecture, systems integration, information management, and business analytics.

Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers — people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience working with one or more of the following: data warehouse and/or data lake, data integration, data quality, business intelligence, data security and protection

  • Knowledge of data services on cloud and data virtualization

  • Experience working in Big Data environments using Apache Hadoop and Spark

  • Experience storing data in a relational database and NoSQL database

  • Hands-on experience with Master Data Management (MDM) software, such as IBM InfoSphere MDM, SAP MDM, Oracle MDM, Informatica MDM

  • Experience in estimating, planning and managing implementation projects

  • Capable of analyzing complex problems including identifying root cause issues, generating a concise summary of analysis, and presenting recommendations

  • Comfortable presenting complex technology subjects to both technical and nontechnical audiences in Finnish as well as English

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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