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Do you enjoy ensuring that information is available and easy to use? So do we.

You’re a data designer who knows how to find, store and present a range of information from different sources so that everyone can access what they need quickly and simply, and use it effectively.

About you

You draw on your considerable experience in bringing data and statistics to life to take on sometimes complex problems, and you’re comfortable looking after several projects at once. You’re able to make your own decisions while at the same time supporting more junior team members.

About the job

As an Azure Data Engineer, you know the importance of data to business. You design and set up projects that bring together information from a variety of sources, to enable analysis and decision-making. You play a critical part of the data supply chain by making sure that data is accessible and consumable, so that it can be used for routine and ad-hoc analysis.

Day to day, you will:

  • Translate data requirements to technical solutions using strong business insights.
  • Support planning, design and delivery of our clients’ data warehouse and big data platforms
  • Ensure data is delivered and integrated in ways that meet client requirements and drive value, using traditional data warehousing & big data technologies
  • Take part in designing and running batch/streaming/real-time data ingestion and data integration services for individual projects
  • Design, develop, adapt and maintain data warehouse & big data architectures using Microsoft and Azure data technologies
  • Stay up to date with the best standard methodologies in crafting and building modern data pipelines and data streams
  • Customize storage and extraction, metadata, and information repositories
  • Implement effective metrics, data quality and monitoring processes
  • Expose data to end users using PowerBI, Tableau, Azure ML, SSRS, SSAS, Excel, Azure API apps or other modern visualization and analytics platforms
  • Support deal teams by providing subject knowledge and solutions for client proposals
  • Author reports that include key performance indicators, show where current operations can be improved, and identify the causes of any problems
  • Create and maintain report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators and canned reports, as well as other information portals and resources
  • Travel as required

Your skills

You’ve got phenomenal across in data and analysis, and how to source, store and share information. A problem solver who’s happy to work autonomously and to share their knowledge and skills, as well as guiding other team members.

Your skills and experience include:

  • Practical design and implementation experience in data warehousing, Hadoop/Big Data, database, collection, storage, & aggregation models, techniques and technologies, with the ability to apply such methods to tackle business problems
  • Database, storage, collection and aggregation models, techniques and technologies – and how to apply them in business
  • Conducting data profiling, cataloguing, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows.
  • Knowledge and exposure to the various Azure Cloud Data Services & Microsoft SSIS is a requirement
  • Programming in Hadoop, particularly in tools and technologies such as Hive, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop, Pig, MapReduce, Apache Spark, Scala, Python, Apache Storm, Cloudera/Hortonworks, JSON
  • Preparing data for use in Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Working with SQL
  • Knowledge of Dev-Ops processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals
  • Team collaboration and experience working with remote teams

You will have a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics or another related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You also have three to five years of meaningful professional experience.

Avanade® Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at