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Principal Data Engineer
Eden Prairie,  |  Hybrid
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #59929 Posted October 11, 2022

This individual will design, develop and/or lead the development of enterprise-scale data solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure cloud IaaS and PaaS offerings e.g. Azure App Services, Function App, API Service Management, Azure Active Directory, Azure Storage, Data Factory, Redis Cache, Azure SQL, Key Vault, Service Bus, Event Hub, Azure DevOps, and Application Insights.

The ideal candidate has extensive experience working on Agile Scrum / DevOps teams leveraging modern CI/CD cloud-first best practices. This technical leader will become a subject matter expert on the Enterprise Data Platform capabilities (ingestion, storage, processing and presentation patterns) and how they support and extend future-state strategic roadmap features.

-Full stack engineer with detailed knowledge of developing data-driven solutions on Microsoft Azure
-Develop and Implement new data platform features using Microsoft PaaS offerings (Data Factory, Logic Apps, Functions, Event Hubs, Data bricks, and various storage offerings) which advance analytic capabilities
-Provide technical direction to delivery scrum teams, extending patterns and establishing new ones where needed
-Responsible for. NET and SQL development using Domain Architecture, Interface based programming
-Extend / Implement CI/CD pipelines and containerization strategy
-Lead technical discussions that drive decisions and actionable implementation approaches
-Review and approve technical architectures and designs to enable new cloud platforms capabilities
-Create detailed technical designs with various 3rd party solution delivery partners
-Help advance enterprise data governance by developing a Master Data Management solution

-10+ years experience developing SQL data solutions
-5+ years experience leveraging cloud data storage technologies specifically Microsoft Azure PaaS offerings
-5+ years experience developing on a modern data - platform (Data Lake, Snowflake, Kafka, APIs, etc.) - preference for data lake is Databricks
-Experience with Scala or Python
-5+ Experience with data integration best practices (ETL/ELT patterns, Data Factory, FTP, APIs, Streams Analytics, etc.)
-3+ years experience working with Microsoft Azure DevOps and CI/CD best practices
-3+ years experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
-Experience with various data structure optimization techniques for performant reporting and execution of analytics on a Data Lake as well as Streaming Platform
-Experience with Power BI or other similar data visualization tools

-Data Analytics experience


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