Country:

United States

Cities:

San Francisco

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

About Avanade (Founded by Microsoft & Accenture)

Avanade leads in providing creative 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 27,000 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.  Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. 

Why Avanade?

ü  14-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year

ü  24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology

ü  90+ Microsoft partner awards

ü  17 Gold Competencies

ü  3,500 analytics professionals worldwide

ü  Implemented analytics systems for more than 550 clients

ü  We champion creativity and free-thinking, embrace diversity, and believe innovation is powered by people working together to change things for the better.

Role Overview: 

As an Azure Data & AI Architect at Avanade, you will act as a trusted advisor for Avanade clients by designing and building analytics architectures to enable better business outcomes for these corporations. You will work across client stakeholders to determine solution requirements and rationalize architecture decisions. During implementation you will collect, aggregate, and analyze structured/unstructured data from multiple internal and external sources and present 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. 

You will 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.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Must Haves:

You likely have about 5-7 years' relevant professional experience. 

Mastery of .NET C# and T-SQL with the familiarity of U-SQL.
Knowledge of Azure Data & Analytics PaaS Services: Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL, and.
Expose data to end users using Power BI, Azure API Apps or any other modern visualization platform or experience.

Experience preparing data for Data Science and Machine Learning. 

Experience with Git/TFS/VSTS.

Knowledge of Lambda and Kappa architecture patterns.
Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality tools and processes.

Pluses:

Knowledge of Python.
Azure IoT, Azure HDInsight + Spark, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Databricks and Azure Stream Analytics.
Experience preparing data for use in Azure Machine Learning and/or Azure Databricks is a plus.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day, you will:
• Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen. 
• Analyzes 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 and build Data Service APIs.
• Develop and maintain data warehouse schematics, layouts, architectures and relational/non-relational databases for data access and Advanced Analytics. 
• Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes. Knowledge of Dev-Ops processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals.
• Working experience with Visual Studio, PowerShell Scripting, and ARM templates. 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. 

Strong team collaboration and experience working with remote teams. 
• Working experience with Visual Studio, PowerShell Scripting, and ARM templates.
• 80% travel as needed

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. 
• Demonstrated experience preparing data and building data pipelines for AI Use Cases (text, voice, image, etc.…). 
• Designing and building Data Pipelines using streams of IOT data. 

Preferred Education Background: 

You likely possess a Bachelor's/Master’s/ PHD degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, Operations Research, Economics/Econometrics, Engineering or another relevant quantitative field.

Accountabilities & Metrics: 

Accountable for: Chargeability target and personal goals. 

Scope of Work:

• Nature of Work: Creates and implements work plans for assigned projects, programs, and clients against established operational objectives; supports translation of group strategy into objectives and work plans.
• Scope of Work: Provides operational leadership for large-scale, strategically critical work efforts requiring significant coordination.
• Complexity: Complex problems that span work domains and require continual alignment to internal and external business issues to deliver expected results across groups.
• Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work, including the ability to reshape work plans, guided by professional best practices and domain expertise.
• Organizational Impact: Work efforts have a significant impact on near- and medium-term Avanade and client operations. If client-facing should contribute to client-relationship and sales outcomes.
• Supervision Received: Works independently, with occasional validation of work efforts against strategic and operational objectives. Significant latitude in judgment & approach.
• Supervision Provided: Mentors and manages work efforts of more junior colleagues and team members as required by various workstreams; may formally supervise work of project teams. If managing team(s) of more junior employees full-time, then refer to the People & Business Leadership leveling criteria. Often serves as Career Advisor.
• Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of learned occupation/discipline and strong business operational acumen.


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 27,000 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 www.avanade.com.



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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 www.avanade.com.