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Azure Data Engineer - Full Time - Chicago, IL

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 14th June
Location: Chicago
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £1
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Job Title: Data Engineer Job Type: Full-time, Permanent Location: Chicago, IL


We are on a journey to become a data-driven organization. Reporting to the Head of Data, the role of the Senior Azure Data Engineer will be pivotal in leading the overall technical implementation of the modern data architecture as well as leading the transition and integration of data, controls, and services to the new platform. This role will also be responsible for ensuring all new enterprise development aligns to the new data architecture principles laid out. The Senior Azure Data Engineer will work closely with the new Data Architect role to align all IT and Data projects to the Data Strategy and the future state data architecture.

As we continue to scale our data capabilities, we are looking for data evangelists who know how to make an impact and know how to make an impact and know how to create and deliver business value. We are searching for individuals who consider themselves self-starting professionals who thrive in an environment primed for innovation and change, who can lead us into the future. We seek specialists who are passionate about data who are ready to bring their experience to build data-driven culture.


  • Focused responsibility on translating business requirements into tangible data projects developing SQL queries, pipelines, stored procedures, data warehouse load process, etc. that support the business goals
  • Manage data pipelines: assist in creation of end-to-end data pipelines from external and internal sources to the data warehouse; create new pipelines, recreate configuration files as needed
  • Scale: Deliver performance at scale, and accurately anticipate system enhancement needs
  • Data integrity: Data manipulation, error identification and handling, and modeling
  • Tune and optimize current jobs for performance and throughout across Modern Data Estate
  • Apply business and database analysis skill to gain deep understanding of user's needs and aid in the definition and creation of solutions that meet the needs of the business users
  • Comprehensive documentation of all developed software & repositories and assist in documenting and maintaining requirement specification document
  • Assist with troubleshooting efforts for pre-production and production related code
  • Develop custom database objects, stored procedures, functions
  • Communicate the status of project and planning activities with team leads, lead business analyst and surface hurdles early on to find a resolution
  • Analyze existing SQL queries for performance improvements
  • Data mapping, transformation and performing ETL based on complex logic
  • Enhance and support Modern Data Warehousing and data management projects along with ETL development
  • Design system integrations as required for extracting data, enhancing data models and processes for reporting purposes
  • Mapping of data sources, data movement and reconciliation with the goals of ensuring data quality & consistency and the ability to satisfy relevant business requirements by following best practices
  • Collaboration with business analysts and business stakeholders to ensure a thorough understanding of strategic data requirements
  • Data analysis / data profiling to understand gaps, inconsistencies and other quality issues in existing source system data, and develop data sourcing solutions, as well as collaborating with stakeholders to identify and implement corrections / business rules / workarounds
  • Ability to manage priorities effectively in a dynamic and high performing team setting


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher and an expert-level programming skill with 7+ years' work experience
  • Experience in Tools used in the Modern Data Stack - Microsoft Azure, Azure Data Lake, Synapse, Databricks
  • Mastery of SQL, Data warehouse design and implementation experience
  • Advanced understanding of software and pipeline development aimed at data-driven business value generation
  • Advanced experience in development, construction, testing, and maintenance of data architectures
  • A strong technical understanding of ETL processes, data analytics tools, and their associated technologies is required
  • Sound understanding of software engineering best practices including version control and CI/CD; attention to detail and ready to work collaboratively
  • Strong project management skills in a deadline-oriented environment are required
  • Self-starter with a can-do attitude to engage in hands-on fast prototyping and proven business acumen
  • Excellent proven personal leadership, collaboration, communication, and analytical skills are required
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, interpreting and analyzing data
  • Sound understanding of relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience working in Azure cloud environment is a plus
  • Experience with Database Administrator roles (backup, restore, security) a plus
  • Analytical capability: strong ability to analyze and evaluate data, formulate accurate conclusions and clearly recommend creative solutions
  • Proven critical thinking and problem-solving skills


  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • You must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to drug testing, reference verification, and background check
  • You must be willing to work from the Chicago, IL office

Please email Click here to contact this recruiter for immediate consideration!

Contact Name: Danielle Orihuela
Reference: TJ/3086/NFIDO614_1655231233
Job ID: 3103488

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