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Azure Data Architect
Golden Valley, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on March 26, 2023
Job Id #61741 Posted February 7, 2023

  • Work with sales and business development teams in providing Azure Technical Architecture expertise while pursuing client opportunities.
  • Ability to design and develop cloud-based data architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, Big Data Platform Services, serverless architectures, Hadoop ecosystem, vendor products, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, and security.
  • Participate in technical architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new solutions and migrating existing data applications on to the Azure platform.
  • Conduct full technical discovery, identify pain points, business, and technical requirements, as-is and to-be scenarios.
  • Stay educated on new and emerging technologies/patterns/methodologies and market offerings that may be of interest to our business partners.
  • Adapt to existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Assess the full technology stack of services required including PaaS (Platform as-a-service), IaaS (Infrastructure as-a-service), SaaS (software as-a-service), operations, management, and automation.
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience architecting technical solutions for Global 1000 and Fortune 500 clients, ideally supporting reporting, data science and application based microservices.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University
  • 2+ years’ experience working with Azure Data Lake or other data lake or data warehouse solutions
  • Experience working with Databricks or Snowflake 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or University
  • Experience ingesting data with MS Dynamics CRM a big plus
  • 5+ years of other software development experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; possesses strong organization and prioritization skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Comfortable working in a high volume, fast-paced, rapidly changing, results-oriented work environment
  • Microsoft Azure certifications are a plus

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