Microsoft Senior Data Engineer / Architect

Satalyst is seeking a Microsoft Senior Data Engineer / Architect for our Advanced Analytics and Data Platform services for a hands-on technical role.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience with the Microsoft Azure Data Analytics Platform, Big Data, Analytics tools and have consulting experience.

You will have experience delivering solutions and insights on the Microsoft Azure platform with exposure to Azure Data Factory, Azure SQL DB/DW, Data Lake and HDInsight.

As a Senior Consultant, you will provide advice, expertise and specialist skills across the Microsoft Data Platform stack to our clients.

The Role

A Data Engineer / Architect is responsible for delivering large-scale, complex big data, data warehouse and analytics solutions and integrating processes and technology to help clients achieve high business performance. With solid knowledge on business operation and data architecture, the Data Engineer / Architect will help propose the client’s lifecycle management solution, design the detailed mechanism, determine the most suitable data architecture to include to achieve high data quality and actionable decision making.

Your Profile

To excel in this role, you will have consulting experience together with knowledge of the Microsoft Data Platform, big data, analytics tools, and best practices along with the following:

  • Passionate about business and data
  • Like to learn and to make a difference
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent work experience with 5+ years of overall experience
  • Experience and passion for helping customers
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft BI stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) and Power BI
  • Experience with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and cloud data applications (Data Factory, Azure SQL DB/DW, Data Lake and HDInsight)
  • Report and dashboard design and development skills
  • Experience in advanced analytics including machine learning and predictive modelling
  • Demonstrated ability to gather business analysis to elicit and document data insights requirements
  • Track record of delivering data and analytics projects using agile methodologies
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching more junior colleagues
  • An aptitude for problem-solving, abstract- & critical-thinking
  • Confidence, self-motivation & a desire to be challenged
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Ability to learn and use new technologies quickly & effectively

Technical Skills

The following technologies are important to us. Although we understand your level of experience may vary in certain areas, you will be expected to be advanced in several of these areas:

  • Azure (SQL Database SQL DW, Comos DB, Table Storage, Redis Cache, Database Migration Wizard, HDInsight, Data Factory, Stream Analytics, Data Lake Analytics, Data Lake Store, Data Bricks, Machine Learning, Functions, Logic Apps Search, Data Catalog and Cognitive Services)
  • Visualization (PowerBI, SQL Server Reporting Services, Qlik and Tableau)
  • Hadoop, Spark, Storm, Scala, Python and R
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and 2017 (SSIS, SSAS and SSRS)
  • Ideally passed or working towards Microsoft Exam 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
  • Ideally passed or working towards Microsoft Exam 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions

The Offer

  • Satalyst offers a great working environment, with a focus on team work. Opportunity to work in smaller teams, therefore the ability to be involved in a wider range of activities
  • A great opportunity to work creatively with emerging technologies and to evolve the way of working with contemporary methodologies and practices
  • A flexible, supportive & professional work environment

Your Responsibilities

While your day-to-day activities are not exclusively writing code you must possess the ability to:

  • Work with company Data Lead to define the data architecture for Big Data platform
  • Being proficient in all pillars of the Microsoft Data Analytics offering, including Azure technologies
  • Becoming proficient in a range of NoSQL based offerings, such as Cosmos DB and HDInsight, and modelling and building solutions using those offerings
  • Configuring, developing, optimising, testing, and documenting solutions developed and/or infrastructure implemented
  • Gathering requirements from business and IT stakeholders
  • Delivering and installing suitable solutions for customers
  • Ability to build predictive and prescriptive decision-making models
  • Ability to paint a technology vision and communicate its value to clients and Satalyst teammates

Your Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing Microsoft Data and Analytics partner in Australia.

  • We are a welcoming, connected ‘family’ with a personal approach
  • We work with cutting-edge technology and you will learn from experts
  • The opportunity to learn and work with the industry’s brightest leaders
  • We provide ongoing support and development for your future career growth

If you believe you have the right skills and more importantly the right character, attitude and spirit to thrive in the Satalyst environment, then send your cover letter and CV to jobs@satalyst.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

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