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Architect of Data Platform Modernization

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Recruiter: Avanade
Listed on: 8th November 2019
Location: Dublin
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Description
Do you know how to mix phenomenal business with great service? So do we!
You're a persuader of people, a critical thinker and a natural do-er. You're as comfortable guiding business development as you are with customer service.
About us
At Avanade our vision is to be the top tier digital innovator, realizing results for our clients and their customers through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Avanade Ireland is expanding rapidly with the scope to truly support mission-critical Microsoft solutions for large-scale organisations in the local market.
About you 
You're a good communicator. You are expected to have pre-sales sense (better experience) and delivery experience in solution crafting, building demonstrations, estimates, proposal development, client presentations.
You know how to bring out the best in your colleagues and to help them to excellence in customer service and business. Your analytical skills mean that you're a good problem solver, and you know how to make the most of business opportunities from end to end.
As an Architect on Data Platform Modernization, you're at home in presales activities and delivery excellent, including public presentations, workshops, estimations, POC (Proof of Concept) and solution's shape and delivery. You know which solution is the right one for the project, working closely with delivery and bid teams, and you make sure that the information captured during analysis and design phases with clients becomes actions.
Day-to-day, you will:

Work in all aspects of sales, including demonstrations and proof of concepts
Work in projects to provide delivery excellence
Develop and maintain a data and analytics structure that brings insight and analysis
Collaborate with users to find improvement points for better data utilization
Develop and streamline processes for data flow and quality to improve accuracy, viability and value
Recruiting support on data & AI Market Unit
Travel as needed.

Your background and skills include

Relational and semi-relational structured data experience
Strong data skills on ETL, analytics or BI based on Microsoft stack
Azure data platform experience on SQL DB, Cosmos DB, Databricks, Power BI etc.
Good understand big data architecture (Lambda) and know well on Azure stream / batch platforms and process
Good big data knowledge and practice (on-prem, AWS, Azure) is preferred
Advantage Analytics knowledge and practice on machine learning / AI is nice to have
Platforms and Tools experience (Microsoft or Non-Microsoft) on Azure cloud, Power BI, R, Hive, Pig, Python, Spark, Hadoop, Mongo, Cassandra etc.
Business intelligence consulting and client-facing experience

You probably have around 8 years of consulting experience in implementing and delivering data and analytics solutions. Your education is likely to include a bachelor's degree in computer science or the equivalent.
Why Avanade? Because there's no place like this!
If you're a self-starter, an optimist and someone who loves to get things done, you'll fit right in at Avanade. People who thrive here are motivated, interested in learning and genuinely have a desire to be the best at what they do. If that's sounds like you, you sound good to us.
In return, you'll have access to the latest technology in the Microsoft ecosystem, partnering with some of the biggest and the best companies across the globe and some seriously forward-thinking people to work with to make career-defining things happen.
If you'd like to get even better at what you do and transform businesses from the inside out, there's no better place.
What we offer

Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training (80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)
Competitive base salary
Reward and Recognition scheme
Wide benefits package
Avanade University - real time access to technical and skilled resources globally
Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression
Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

As is the nature of working within a global professional services environment, your clients and projects will change over time so the flexibility to travel is a pre-requisite. All our roles are project based so typically will involve working on client site throughout the Ireland. You can expect up to 80% travel as well as periods working on a dedicated client site.