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Data Engineering Analyst

Do you know how great data design can support critical business decision-making? So do we. 

Data is more than just information: it’s valuable insight that gives businesses the knowledge to transform. 

About you 

You help to design data solutions that enable clients to see the whole picture and provide insightful and accurate analysis that helps to build successful businesses. All our solutions are based on Microsoft Cloud technology, either using Azure PaaS components or Power BI Services. 

About the job 

As a Data Engineering Analyst, you will use comprehensive modern data engineer techniques and methods with Advanced Analytics to support business decisions for Avanade clients. You can collect, aggregate, and analyze structured/unstructured data from multiple internal and external sources and patterns, insights, and trends to decision-makers. Your goal is to support the use of data-driven insights to help our Clients achieve business outcomes and objectives.

In this role, you will collect, aggregate, store, and reconcile data in support of Client business decisions. You will help design and build data pipelines, data streams, reporting tools, information dashboards, data service APIs, data generators and other end-user information portals and insight tools. You will be a critical part of the data supply chain, ensuring that stakeholders can access and manipulate data for routine and ad hoc analysis to drive business outcomes using Advanced Analytics.

Day to day, you will: 

Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen.

Analyze current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging Microsoft Azure Data & Analytics PaaS Services.

Support the planning and implementation of data design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance and performing needs assessments.

Deliver of architectures for transformations and modernizations of enterprise data solutions using Azure cloud data technologies.

Design and Build Modern Data Pipelines and Data Streams.

Develop and maintain data warehouse schematics, layouts, architectures and relational/non-relational databases for data access and Advanced Analytics.

Expose data to end users using Power BI or any other modern visualization platform or experience.

Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes.

Travel as needed.

Scope of work

Career Level Scope:

Nature of Work: Provides technical, administrative, or operational support.

Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work and execution of prescribed work plans.

Complexity: Lower-complexity work that is routine and requires minimal judgment.

Discretion: Little-to-no discretion in approach to work objectives.

Organizational Impact: Work efforts primarily impact self and immediate team.

Supervision Received: Direct, regular supervision & monitoring.

Supervision Provided: N/A

Knowledge Applied: Little occupation / discipline-relevant knowledge; applies prescribed processes & procedures.

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements

Your technical and non-technical skills include:

Demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements to technical solutions.

Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions.

Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows.

The ability to apply such methods to solve business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams, and system integration.

Familiarity of T-SQL 

Knowledge of Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL is required.

Knowledge of data visualization tools, e.g. Power BI is required

Knowledge of Python is a plus.

Preferred Certifications

Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate

Educational background

You likely possess a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or another relevant field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

Language Requirements

To be considered for this role, you will need to be fluent in Finnish, as well as possessing English language skills.

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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