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Azure Data Engineer

Role: Azure Data Engineer

Location: Birmingham (remote working options available)

Salary: up to £70k

Start Date: ASAP

Our midlands based retail client is currently looking for an Azure Data Engineer to join them on a permanent basis as part of a major technical transformation and modern data strategy approach they are undertaking. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality data products via modern data sourcing, integration, and modelling techniques. You will work as part of an internal delivery team collaborating with people across the organisation and 3rd party specialists.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Data modelling: The ability to design well-structured tables that are at the correct grain and structured for widespread use (i.e. using Kimball modelling)
  • Software engineering mindset: The ability to automate tasks and deploy production standard code (with unit testing, continuous integration, versioning etc.)
  • Stakeholder influence: The ability to clearly communicate your work and ultimately provide confidence to drive change.
  • Business insight: The ability to understand complex business processes and break down requirements into actionable segments.
  • Training: To help train the internal team as they move from SAP BW to Azure

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Experience using Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Lake and SQL Server
  • Expertise in using modern data tools including but not limited to SQL and Python.
  • The ability to design and implement well written code.
  • These should follow industry best practice and be easily scalable and clearly documented.
  • Responsible for creating reusable and scalable data pipelines.
  • Commercial expertise in building end-to-end data products
  • A passion for building high-quality products which drive business change.
  • A results-oriented mindset with an eye for detail and a passion for data
  • Confident and concise communication skills, with the ability to drive alignment, collaboration, and efficiency within teams.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to test the data from source to the presentation layer.
  • Ability to support/troubleshoot data pipelines.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with SAP ECC and/or BW
  • Experience building efficient CI/CD tools and processes.
  • Experience of effective data architecture
  • Experience working with an engineering mindset (Agile development, Git, Jira)
  • Experienced in working with DevOps
  • Microsoft Azure Certification is preferred but not essential.

If this role sounds of interest and you would like further information, please respond with an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.