Country:

Australia

Cities:

Perth

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

Digital disruption is opening more opportunities for businesses to connect with their customers and accelerate the realization of business value.

Avanade – The World’s Premier Microsoft Consultancy

Avanade is the world’s leading Microsoft consultancy and is the ultimate destination for consultants who specialize in Microsoft technology. Our vision is to be the leading digital innovator through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. We are 50,000 consultants strong and growing. Diversity and inclusion are baked into our DNA, as is flexibility. We empower our people to deliver awesome solutions for our clients, and our unsurpassed experience in the Microsoft space enables us to place our people on the most challenging, rewarding engagements. Career progression opportunities at Avanade are world-leading, as are our benefits. If you’re a modern Microsoft professional, this is where you need to be.


As a Azure Data Engineer at Avanade, you will use comprehensive modern data engineer techniques and methods with Advanced Analytics to support business decisions for Avanade clients.  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.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • You design and set up projects that bring together information from a variety of sources, to enable analysis and decision-making.
  • You make sure that data is accessible and easy to use, so that it can be used for routine and ad-hoc analysis.
  • Be able to analyse 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.
  • Delivery of architectures for transformations and modernizations of enterprise data solutions using Azure cloud data technologies.
  • Design and Build Modern Data Pipelines and Data Streams.
  • Design and Build Data Service APIs.
  • 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 PowerBI, Azure API Apps, or any other modern visualization platform or experience.
  • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes.
  • Travel as needed


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

  • Strong experience as an Azure Data Engineer
  • Demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements into technical solutions.
  • Expert level understanding on Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL, Azure App Service is required.
  • Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions.
  • Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloguing, 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.
  • Azure IoT, Azure HDInsight + Spark, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Stream Analytics is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus.
  • Experience preparing data for Data Science and Machine Learning.
  • Experience preparing data for use in Azure Machine Learning and/or Azure Databricks is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing data and building data pipelines for AI Use Cases (text, voice, image, etc).
  • Big Data components such as Kafka, Spark SQL, Data frames, HIVE DB etc. and their implementation using Azure Data Bricks
  • Experience in migration from on-premises Spark environment to Azure using Azure Data bricks
  • Azure Data bricks integration with other services
  • Read and write data in Azure Data bricks (preferred)
  • Coding complex U-SQL, Spark (Scala or Python). T-SQL
  • Good Understanding of Modern Data Warehouse/Lambda Architecture, Data warehousing concepts
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Effort estimation in support of project delivery or pre-sales effort
  • Experience in structured problem solving. You don’t hesitate to roll up your sleeves to solve code related issues.

Preferred Education Background:

  • You likely possess MS/ Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, or machine learning. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.


Benefits of being an Avanade Employee

  • Additional 5 days personal Leave + Opportunity to purchase extra annual leave
  • Wellbeing & Gadget Allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous parental leave
  • Corporate private health insurance discounts
  • Up to 80 hours of training per year

This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company-sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations, this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.


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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com