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Job Description

About You

You design data solutions that enable clients to see the whole picture and provide insightful and accurate analysis that helps to build successful businesses. 

You collect, aggregate, store and reconcile data from multiple sources, helping to design and build data pipelines, streams, reporting tools, data generators and range of tools to provide information and insight. You know how to read the patterns and trends that influence business outcomes.

About the job

As a Data Architect, you use modern data engineering techniques to give your clients the information they need. This role is critical in creating new business value for our clients through diverse data and analytics capabilities, such as data engineering, data modeling, and data interaction and visualization.

Day to day, you will:

  • Leverage your business and technology acumen to analyze business requirements, current practices, architectures, processes and procedures 
  • Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise data initiatives;
  • Design and build modern data pipelines, data streams, and data service Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Create the architectures, data warehouses and databases that support Advanced Analytics, and bring them to life through modern visualization tools
  • Responsible for the development of architecture blueprints, roadmaps, and reference architectures;
  • Benchmark systems, analyze system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them;
  • Clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms;
  • Develop overall project plans and strategic vision for data and analytics solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs.
  • Perform a key management and thought leadership role in the areas of data modeling, data access, data integration, data visualization, text mining, data discovery, database design and implementation
  • Build relationships with architects across the company and collaborate on promoting architectural best practices across the company.

Your skills

You’re an organized problem-solver with a talent for business, whose knowledge and experience helps turn business needs into solutions. You guide and support your team, whether at home or around the world, to provide successful and accessible data analytics that solve real-world problems

Your skills and experience include:

  • Proven experience in data warehousing and database management across data profiling, cataloging, data ingestion, data modelling, data migration and data warehouse setup. 
  • Experience architecting solutions with big data technologies across data ingestion, stream processing, storage and analytics workloads – either open source stack (Hadoop ecosystem) or proprietary stacks like Microsoft, IBM etc.
  • Experience on Apache Spark or Databricks for data transformation and data engineering workloads for both batch and streaming use cases
  • Strong understanding across cloud components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud-based data and analytics architectures (Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Transforming business needs into technical solutions
  • Experience working across the organizational ecosystem and partnering with other teams (e.g. application development, enterprise architecture, security etc.) 
  • Client consulting and project-leadership experience working with third-party clients

Preferred Certifications:
You’re likely to be a Microsoft Certified Application Developer, Solutions Developer and/or Database Administrator.  Certifications in public cloud providers like Azure, AWS, IBM, Google

Preferred Education Background:
You are likely to have a Master’s degree field in a field such as computer science or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Preferred Work Experience
Similar professional position as above required experience for around five to seven years.
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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