Azure Cloud Specialist (Azure DataLake, DataBricks) (JHB/UK/Remote)
Datafin Recruitment
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
4d ago
source : Careers24

ENVIRONMENT : A leading global provider of End-to-end Software and Cloud Technology Solutions seeks a highly skilled Azure Cloud Specialist to join its team.

Your role will include Data & Analytics infrastructure, architecture and strategy roadmap planning, design and implement a solution roadmap, execute complex Consulting and providing insight on best practices to drive a competitive advantage for IT.

You will require expert level knowledge of Azure data components including Azure Databricks, Data Lake, Azure SQL databases, Synapse & COSMOS, Azure Data Factory, SQL Server 2017 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 08, Databricks Azure PaaS and SaaS, SSIS, SSRS, T-SQL, MDX, DAX, strong data architecture fundamentals & experience designing and implementing Hybrid Cloud solution projects.

Duties :

  • Data & Analytics infrastructure, architecture and strategy roadmap planning.* Technology and business enablement advocate to advise the best practice methods in how to utilize IT to drive competitive advantage.
  • Provide expert guidance to customers, driving solution architecture, and ensuring solution strategy is optimally aligned with business strategy.
  • Create and implement a solution roadmap and select the right infrastructure and technology / data platform or product based on in-depth knowledge of one and broad knowledge of other technologies and / or alliance product landscape.
  • Lead the implementation of small, mid and large multi-national engagements within and across countries.* Execute highly complex consulting services based on best practice.
  • Propose problem solving activities and approaches for dynamic customer challenges within engagements.* Supervise lower-end engagement scoping, including the execution of higher complex deliverables and engagements.
  • Requirements :

  • Relevant experience in architecting, designing and implementing complex IT solutions.* Experience designing and implementing Hybrid Cloud solution projects.
  • Hands-on experience on Azure (Data services, IaaS, networking, storage, and ideally PaaS) and ideally AWS.* Ability to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures.
  • Able to develop Architecture Specification deliverables that map customer business requirements to solution / technologies.
  • Expert level knowledge of Azure data components including Azure Databricks, Data Lake, Azure SQL databases, Synapse, and COSMOS, Azure services and capabilities including Azure Data Factory and will have architected transformation and data migration programs.
  • The role requires strong data architecture fundamentals and an ability to understand and apply new and emerging technologies.
  • Solid understanding of Azure / AWS principles, architecture and management.* Experience and hands-on with Azure services : migration to Azure, re-platforming of on-premises solutions to Azure-native incl.
  • compute, network and storage, logging & monitoring.* Possess foundational working knowledge of general principles of IT Industry Standards, Drive consultative selling activities within a complex customer environment.

  • SQL Server 2017 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 08, Azure SQL Databases, Databricks Azure PaaS and SaaS components.* SSAS Multidimensional & Tabular, SSIS, SSRS, T-SQL, MDX, DAX.
  • Power BI Desktop, Service, Premium & Power BI Report Server.* Business analysis & project specification.* Data warehouse design & life cycle.
  • T-SQL / MDX / DAX query performance enhancing and testing.*While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • COMMENTS : When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. *Only*SA Citizens will be considered for this role.
  • If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence.

    Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to chantelle () and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on http : / / www. (). Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

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