Country:

Australia

Cities:

Perth

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

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.


What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.


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


Key Role Responsibilities:

  • You will manage Data Governance in the enterprise and improve data governance, data quality and master data practices.
  • Analyse current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging Microsoft Azure Data & Analytics PaaS Services.
  • Act as an Advisor for Data Governance processes, frameworks, standards, and architectures
  • 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.
  • Support the planning and implementation of data design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance and performing needs assessments.
  • 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


Successful candidates will have the following experience:

  • 5+ Years of relevant data platform experience
  • Extensive knowledge of data base architecture, administration, integration, and development
  • Fluency in SQL
  • Significant experience with real-time data, live streaming data, time-series data
  • Significant full project lifecycle experience
  • Competency in Python and/or Scala development
  • Cloud Architecture


In addition to the above “must haves” suitable candidates will have at least some of the following skills and experience:

  • Time Series Data Base
  • Distributed Data Storage
  • NoSQL
  • Ability to develop rules for data QA and data cleaning and structuring prior to applying analytics
  • Ability to automate data QA
  • XML, JSON file formats
  • Azure storage and analytics services
  • Data Science and AI/ML modelling 
  • Mining - Production Allocation, Supply Chain, SCADA.
  • For a candidate without Mining Industry experience, other high through-put with low-latency and minimal fault tolerance industry experience would be helpful such as:
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail
    • Health



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