Country:

United States

Cities:

Los Angeles, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Seattle

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

Why Avanade: 
  • 14-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year
  • 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology
  • 90+ Microsoft partner awards
  • 17 Gold Competencies
  • 3,500 analytics professionals worldwide
  • 1,000 data engineers
  • Implemented analytics systems for more than 550 clients
  • 400 AI practitioners
  • 300 cognitive service experts

Do you enjoy making sure that information is accessible and easy to use? So do we. 

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. 

About You:
You draw on your considerable experience in bringing data and statistics to life to solve sometimes complex problems, and you’re comfortable looking after several projects at once. You’re able to make your own decisions while at the same time supporting more junior team members. 

About the Role:
As a Manager, Data Engineering, you know the importance of data to the business. 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. 

How we support you: 
We believe in gender equity and an inclusive community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package: generous vacation allowance disability coverage, retirement plans, paid maternity and paternity leave, life insurance,  extended benefits to cover items that support your well-being, health, dental and vision insurance, professional development and paid Microsoft certification opportunities.


Day-to-day, you will: 
  • Give colleagues and clients the tools to find and use data for routine and non-routine analysis
  • Use your sound eye for business to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Analyze current business practices, processes and procedures to spot future opportunities
  • Assess client needs to build bespoke data design services
  • Build the building blocks for transforming enterprise data solutions
  • Design and build modern data pipelines, data streams, and data service Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Craft the architectures, data warehouses and databases that support access and Advanced Analytics, and bring them to life through modern visualization tools
  • Implement effective metrics and monitoring
  • Be comfortable to make your own decisions and guide your colleagues 
  • Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen.

  • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes.

  • Assess the performance of the team with the use of various metrics and suggests best practices to improve the productivity.

  • Review or approve budget, time reports and project expenses, and also to strategize the team’s project and capacity.

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

  • Manage deliverables and ensure the quality and timely output; reports the timely and accurate status to the client management.

  • Identify the criticality of tasks, assesses the percentage impacts and business risks and strives to improve the team productivity.

  • Lead the project planning and capacity planning associated activities of the team.

  • Provide functional and technical expertise to integration teams in the context of designing, developing and testing integration solutions.

  • Manage and monitoring all application support processes and day-to-day responsibilities of the application support teams.


Your skills and business experience include: 

  • Transforming business needs into technical solutions
  • Mapping data and analytics
  • Data profiling, cataloguing and mapping to enable the design and build of technical data flows
  • Use proven methods to solve business problems using Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams and system integration
  • Knowledge of multiple Azure data applications including Azure Databricks
  • Experience in preparing data for and building pipelines and architecture

Key Role Skill & Requirements

Your technical and non-technical skills include:

  • 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.

  • Experience of at least one software development methodology.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Data and Analytics technologies

  • At least five years of experience in managing teams, as well as large-scale and complex programs and projects

  • Strong team collaboration and experience working with remote teams

  • You likely have about 5+ years of relevant professional experience and 3+ years managing and leading in management consulting or industry.


You probably have a Bachelors or Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, applied mathematics, statistics or machine learning – or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You’re likely to be a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, and/or Database Administrator already, and you have been in a similar professional position for around five to seven years.

 




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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.