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Azure Data Platform Engineering Consultant

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Recruiter: Avanade
Listed on: 5th February
Location: Dublin
Salary/Rate: £40000 - £80000
Salary Notes: Competitve
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Do you enjoy making sure that information is accessible and easy to use? So do we. 
You're a cloud data designer who knows how to find, store, analyse and present a range of information from different sources so that everyone can access what they need quickly and simply, and use it effectively. 
About you 
You draw on your considerable experience in bringing data and statistics to life to solve sometimes complex problems helping clients on digitalization transformation, and you're comfortable looking after several projects at once. You're able to make your own decisions while at the same time supporting your team members. 
About the job 
As a Consultant, Azure Data Platform Engineering, you know the importance of data to business and how to use Microsoft Clouding to achieve data efficiency. You design and set up projects that bring together information from a variety of sources, to enable analysis and decision-making. You make sure that data is accessible and easy to use, so that it can be used for routine and ad-hoc analysis. 
Day to day, you will: 

Use your knowledge to plan and deliver data lake, data warehouse and storage 
Take part in designing and running bespoke data services for individual projects 
Stay up to date with business best practice in using and retrieving data  
Design, develop, adapt and maintain data warehouse architecture and relational databases that support data mining 
Customize storage and extraction, metadata, and information repositories 
Create and use effective metrics and monitoring processes 
Help to develop business intelligence tools 
Support deal teams by providing subject knowledge and solutions for client proposals 
Author reports that include key performance indicators, show where current operations can be improved, and identify the causes of any problems 
Create and maintain report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators and canned reports, as well as other information portals and resources 
Travel as required. 

Your skills 
You're got great experience in data and analysis, how to source /store / share information and good data practice on Microsoft Azure. You're a problem solver who's happy to work autonomously and to share their knowledge and skills, as well as guiding other team members.  
Your skills and experience include: 

Database, storage, collection and aggregation models, techniques and technologies (prefer Microsoft Stack) - and how to apply them in business 
Employing statistical and data visualization tools and techniques
Good practice on Microsoft Azure Data Platform (Azure SQL DB, Azure SQL Database, Azure Storage, Cosmos DB etc.)
Experience in structured problem solving 
Great project and people management 
Using SharePoint, PowerPivot, SRRS, Excel - including pivot tables and macros 
Experience working with T-SQL. 

You're likely to have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or another relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You also have three to five years of relevant professional experience. 
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