A Big Data Consultant advises organisations about their big data strategy and assists in the implementation of big data. The Data Consultant also assists with analysing which technologies fit the organisation's needs the best and is involved in bringing the big data solution. A big data consultant preferably should have a good mix between great business acumen and technical knowledge of Big Data tools. If you are looking for Big Data Consultant jobs in Edinburgh, you've certainly come to the right place!
The Big Data consultant designs data strategies to collect and analyse data for specific projects. They lead their team delivering on time and on specification. A Big Data Consultant produces analyses of the data sets using smart algorithms and be able to choose the correct Big Data software solutions on the market. The Big Data Consultant candidate should also have a good understanding of public data and the legal requirements around it, ensuring security at all times. They should also be able to assess data sets and check data quality, querying the data and presenting their findings in an understandable manner.
If you are looking for a Big Data Consultant career you need to be able to program languages such as Python, R, Java, Ruby, Clojure, Matlab, Pig or SQL. You should understand Hadoop, Hive, HBase, MongoDB and/or MapReduce. The Big Data Consultant should also know text mining, clustering analysis, recommendation analysis and predictive analytics. A candidate should be be familiar with large cloud-computing infrastructure, be able to work with teams of Big Data Scientists and Big Data Engineers in order to produce Big Data Solutions.
A Big Data Consultant will need to communicate at board level and advise companies on the Big Data solution and improve turnover and cost reductions through big data technology. The Big Data Consultant should be able to translate business into big data solutions that will assist companies management in their decision-making. They should also develop project plans and its role is important for companies looking to develop a big data strategy within their organisation. A Big Data Consultant can also improve companies existing Big Data teams and strategies. Please browse The Big Data Jobs Board for the latest Big Data Consultant jobs available in Edinburgh.