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Our Nordic Data & AI team is made up of academically accomplished experts—and there’s room for more analytical, innovative, client-driven data professionals to join us. If you’re passionate about helping clients realize the true value and impact of data, keep reading. An opportunity on Avanade’s Data & AI team will help take your career to the next level where you can truly do what matters.

Come join us!

As a member of our Data & AI team, you’ll work to deliver bespoke solutions for some of the world's leading businesses. This practice is a high growth area and the massive amounts of information our clients collect can become their most valuable new asset in the hands of people like you—data experts with the ability to gain actionable insights from data. 

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but to also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look! Together we do what matters.

What will you do?

As an Azure Databricks Engineer at Avanade, you will use comprehensive modern data engineering techniques and methods to support business decisions for Avanade’s clients. You can collect, aggregate, analyze, and process structured/unstructured data from multiple internal and external sources to make the data available 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, and data streams to support 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 using their modern data platform.

Skills and experience

  • 2 years+ real world experience working with Azure Databricks and PySpark.
  • Mastery of SQL language (T-SQL preferred).
  • Solid Python programming and Azure experience. 
  • Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows.
  • Fluent Finnish (at least B2 level) and English, both verbal and written.

The following will help you stand out:

  • Relevant associate level Azure data engineering or date science certificate.
  • Agile delivery experience and capability to take data security into account in practice. 
  • Knowledge and experience with Azure analytics and data science components such as PaaS SQL databases, Stream Analytics, IoT Hub and CosmosDB.
  • Experience preparing data for Data Science and Machine Learning as well as AI experience.
  • DevOps experience using e.g., Azure CLI, YAML and Bicep.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder.
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible.
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech.

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s global alliance partner of the year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications).
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally.
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth.
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you.
  • Flexible work arrangements: You can work either from home or at Avanade's or our clients' offices.

A great place to work

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on

• Expanding your thinking • Experimenting courageously • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by

• Empowering every voice • Encouraging boldness • Celebrating progress 

Accelerate the impact of our people by

• Amazing the client • Prioritizing what matters • Acting as one

Learn more

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Interested in knowing what’s going on inside Avanade? Check out our Nordic Career Site:

Nordic Career Site – explore what life is like working at Avanade Nordics

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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 59,000 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 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