Principal Architect - Emerging Technology

Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia Deutsche Post DHL Group req81522 23/07/2019


Begin your career with DHL IT Services!

We are seeking for a talented Emerging Technology Architect to join our team. You are expected to deliver technical and architecture design and formulate standards related to Big Data Solutions and other new technologies related to IoT, AI/ML etc.. You will act as the SME (Subject Matter Expert) and 3rd level support. You will also provide technical consultancy to internal/external DHL customers to support the implementation planning for the successful deployment of new infrastructure technologies.


  • Architect Big Data infrastructure platform, primarily based on MapR/Hadoop technologies, ensuring that the infrastructure is highly available and secure
  • Develop/build security compliant user management framework for multi-tenant Big Data platform
  • Collaborate with other technology teams and architects to define and develop cross-function technology stack interactions
  • Formulate technical requirements, conduct performance tuning and provide analytical and business user support
  • Develop and maintain build standards relevant for Data Lake Infrastructure platforms
  • Design and implement infrastructure improvements such as automation and/or shared platforms
  • Responsible for the implementation of solutions which are scalable and supportable and aligned with global standards and industry best demonstrated practices


  • Hadoop Eco-System Components (Hadoop, MRv2, Yarn etc)
  • MapReduce & MapR
  • Spark SQL
  • Scala Programming Language
  • Apache Spark
  • No SQL Databases
  • Hive, HiveQL and Impala
  • Apache Kafka
  • Apache Drill
  • RDBMS - Oracle Database, MySQL, Microsoft SQL
  • Operating System – Red Hat Linux, Microsoft Windows
  • Monitoring software – SPLUNK, HP Omi


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in IT or related field with a minimum of 4 of those years specializing in big data architecture or data analytics (should include technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL and Map-Reduce and other Industry BigData Frameworks)
  • Experience in installation, integration and customization of IoT, AR/VR, AI, Big Data solutions
  • Experience with Big Data processing (Bigquery / Hive/ Hadoop/ MapR/ Spark fundamentals)
  • Deep understanding of digital transformation business drivers, cloud platforms, emerging computing trends and their impact on customer opportunities
  • Hands-on experience in any 1 modern programming language (Java/Python preferred)
  • End-to-end product lifecycle management from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Very strong knowledge of Operating System/ Hardware/ Database/ Middleware/ Monitoring/ Infrastructure Applications
  • Demonstrated skill in critical thinking and problem-solving methods
  • Demonstrable experience designing highly available, highly scalable production systems
  • Exposure to Multi cloud infrastructure
  • Vision for information delivery and management and driving execution of the roadmap, including enterprise data architecture, big data, analytics and data management.
  • Ability to work successfully in a global team environment


  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Knowledge in Architecture frameworks like TOGAF this will be highly regarded
  • Experience with Java oriented technologies (JBoss, Spring, SpringMVC, Hibernate, REST/SOAP)
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, Informix), query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases
  • Object-oriented/object function scripting languages such as Python, Java, C++, etc


Great Team of IT Professionals with Global Working Exposure

Meal Card and Flexible Benefits – Customized According to Individual Needs

On-Going Professional and Technical Training and Certifications

A Multicultural Environment in Modern Offices

Choose Any Day for Your Vacation From Earned Public Holiday (Saturday and Ad Hoc)

Smart Casual Everyday

Global Internal Job Opportunities Available Within DPDHL

Unlimited Outpatient Medical

·Home Office Possibilities

Sounds good? Start your application now!

DHL IT Services – About Us

IT Services is the internal provider of specialized IT Build services and industrialized IT Run services to Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group:

  • Supports over 260,000 DPDHL e-mail users;
  • Runs more than 7700 servers;
  • Supports more than 2000 global services and applications;
  • Processes 9 million shipment information messages per day;
  • 200000 man days per year of development application.

Apart from being more than 4.500 highly skilled IT professionals with an intimate knowledge of the logistics industry, we at IT Services altogether represent more than 80 nationalities. IT Services is working behind the scenes 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in the data centers and offices across three continents – Americas (Mechanicsburg, Westerville, Tempe in USA and Mexico, Costa Rica and Brazil), Europe (Prague in Czech Republic; Bonn and Darmstadt in Germany) and Asia (Cyberjaya in Malaysia and Chennai in India).

You would be part of over 1400 highly skilled IT professionals working in a friendly, multicultural environment of 26 nationalities in Cyberjaya.

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL IT Services Asia Pacific

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement