Azure Data Platform Consultant (ENG-NL)(#215)

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Department

Technical and Operations

Location

Amsterdam

Job Information

we are a Business Intelligence Consultancy and we help businesses to harness their data and use it to understand, model and predict business performance, delivering improved engagement, efficiency and profitability. Established over 25 years, we operate across multiple industry sectors and have a strong track record with long term client relationships. New investment in the business in 2012 and a focus on innovation in cloud, data science and top talent has resulted in revenue growth averaging 45% a year and we have recently been recognised as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the UK. We are Microsoft’s leading partner for Microsoft Data Platform solutions built on MS Azure in the UK.

We strive for excellence in everything we do. We are a dynamic team of bright, talented and highly accomplished people who are passionate about their work and this is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your expertise within Microsoft Business Intelligence & Analytics, using the very latest BI, IOT, Data Science & Big Data technologies from Microsoft and other key vendors.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing, developing and delivering enterprise grade BI Platform as a Service solutions based on the Microsoft Data Platform
  • Working on high profile projects with well-known clients across financial services, retail, industry and the public sector
  • Helping clients realise the potential of Data Science, Machine Learning, and scaled processing within Microsoft Azure
  • Taking ownership for the delivery of key solution components
  • Constantly developing technical skills using the latest cloud technology - achieving & maintaining Microsoft certification
  • Working on client-site to understand requirements and replay solutions to customer sponsors

Desired Skills & Experiences:

This is a role for ambitious technologists who wish to work with the latest cloud technology from Microsoft. Whilst we don’t expect everyone to have experience with all the technologies below, candidates will need to show their ability to rapidly learn new technologies.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake Store and Azure Data Lake Analytics with uSQL
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse with PolyBase
  • Cosmos DB
  • IoT Hub, Event Hub, Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database as part of a PaaS solution
  • Azure Analysis Services with DAX
  • Cognitive Services
  • Power BI (Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service)
  • Power Apps
  • Flow


Additional desirable skills:

  • Traditional Microsoft BI stack: SSRS / SSAS (Tabular with DAX & OLAP with MDX) / SSIS
  • Development with C#, Python or R
  • Understanding of enterprise BI and Data Warehousing concepts and methods
  • Understanding of software engineering tools and concepts
  • Experience of using Visual Studio Team Services / Git
  • Passion for technology and a thirst for knowledge
  • Strong communication skills
  • A science related education to degree level

Additional Information:

    • Candidates must have the right to reside and work within The Netherlands