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Microsoft Azure Data Integration Specialist

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Our client is looking for a highly skilled Microsoft Azure Data Integration Specialist to join our team on a contract basis. This role is focused on connecting various pre-established data sources using Azure technologies to ensure seamless data integration, synchronisation, and accessibility.

Job Summary: The Microsoft Azure Data Integration Specialist will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining data integration solutions on the Azure platform. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data integration, a deep understanding of Azure services, and the ability to work with a range of data sources to create a cohesive data environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Data Integration:
    • Connect and integrate various pre-existing data sources using Azure Data Factory, Azure Logic Apps, and other relevant Azure services.
    • Design and develop data pipelines to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data across multiple systems.
  2. Data Management:
    • Ensure data integrity, consistency, and security across integrated systems.
    • Monitor and troubleshoot data flows to maintain optimal performance and reliability.
  3. Collaboration:
    • Work closely with the existing data team to ensure integration solutions meet business needs.
    • Provide expertise and guidance on best practices for data integration and management within the Azure ecosystem.
  4. Documentation:
    • Create and maintain detailed documentation for data integration processes, workflows, and configurations.
    • Develop and update technical documentation, including data mappings, process flows, and integration specifications.
  5. Optimisation:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and optimisations within the data integration framework.
    • Implement enhancements to improve the efficiency and scalability of data integration solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in data integration, ETL processes, and data management.
    • Proven experience with Microsoft Azure services, Analysis Services, Azure Data Factory, Azure Logic Apps, Azure SQL Database, and Azure Blob Storage.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Strong proficiency in SQL and data modelling.
    • Familiarity with data governance, data quality, and data security best practices.
    • Experience with various data formats (e.g., JSON, XML, CSV) and data storage solutions.
  • Certifications:
    • Relevant Azure certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate) are highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with additional Azure services such as Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Microsoft Power BI.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, C#, or PowerShell for scripting and automation.
  • Understanding of big data technologies and concepts.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Data Analysis & Business Intelligence

Industry: IT

Salary: £600 - £800 per day

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: City of London

Job Reference: SC6KQJ-1FA5ADE1

Date posted: 17 June 2024

Consultant: Savannah McCabe

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