Azure Cloud Data Engineer

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First United Bank
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The Position

Job Title

Azure Cloud Data Engineer

Job Description


The Senior Azure Data Engineer is responsible for designing and implementing Data and BI solutions using the Microsoft Azure platform. This role is 75% hands-on coding and 25% architecting Azure solutions. You must have at least five years of hands-on Azure expertise in designing, developing scalable multi-tenant Data and machine learning products using Azure Data Lake Gen2, Azure Databricks, Data Pipelines for near real-time data analytics and machine learning, and near real-time Azure SQL cloud-based data warehouse.

You must also be an expert with 10 years of hands-on experience in designing, implementing, and delivering into production, large scale near real-time data warehouse.

The Senior Azure Data Engineer is expected to evangelize and educate others on the engineering design and development standards. Senior Azure Data Engineer is expected to function as a productive member of a team, working and communicating proactively with engineering peers, technical lead, project managers, product owners, and resource managers.

The ideal candidate is an exceptional critical thinker that is adept at solving complex problems and designing and developing elegant business solutions

  • Design and develop data pipelines
  • Design and develop Azure execution architecture
  • Evangelize engineering design and development standards
  • Acts as a key contributor to the design and development lifecycle of analytic applications utilizing Microsoft Azure and BI technology platforms
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and product demonstrations
  • Produce efficient and elegant code that meets business requirements
  • Author unit tests that adhere to code coverage guidelines
  • Proactively communicate progress, issues, and risks to stakeholders
  • Accurately estimate assignments
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • Contribute to the growth and maturity of the Software Engineering group

  • Completes all required compliance exams on a yearly basis.
  • Adherence to all First United Policies and Procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Dresses Professionally.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Work Experience
  • 5 years hands-on experience designing and implementing multi-tenant solutions using Azure Databricks for data governance, data pipelines for near real-time data warehouse and machine learning solutions
  • 10 years of extensive, hands-on experience designing and implementing large scale multi-tenant distributed data architecture for BI and OLTP systems
  • Advanced hands-on experience designing and implementing large scale multi-tenant data pipeline (TB or PB in size) including Change Data Capture (CDC) solutions for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in batch and real-time environments
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in Azure services including Azure SQL Database, Azure Databricks, Azure Analysis Services, Azure ML Services, and Azure Synapse Analytics
  • 5 years of hands-on experience with data integration using ETL / ELT tools (e.g., SSIS, Azure Data Factory, Airflow)

Technical/Functional Competencies
  • Design data platform solutions using Azure data services such as Data Factory, Azure Event Hub, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks
  • Knowledge of Python programming
  • Expert in data modeling
  • Broad experience in Microsoft SQL technologies including SSAS Tabular models, DAX, T-SQL, Service Broker, Replication, and Performance Tuning
  • Broad multi-tenant data architecture and implementation experience across different data stores (e. g., Azure Data Lake GEN2, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Blob Storage, HDFS), messaging systems (e. g., Azure Event Hubs, Apache Kafka), and data processing engines (e. g., Azure Data Lake Analytics, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Azure HDInsight)
  • Experience with data integration through APIs, Web Services, SOAP, and/or REST services
  • Experience using Azure DevOps and CI/CD as well as Agile tools and processes including Git, Jenkins, Jira, and Confluence
  • Additional programming experience is a plus including experience with NET, Scala, R, Java
  • Must have demonstrated experience designing and implementing data pipelines for consumption by machine learning and BI solutions.
  • Knowledge of SOA and Micros Services Application Architecture
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to express ideas clearly and concisely

Required Non-Technical Qualifications:
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Must be a good team player & capacity for adaptability to new technologies.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


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First United Bank is an Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Company Information

First United is a purpose and values-based organization dedicated to each of our stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, partners, and communities. We are committed to helping others Spend Life Wisely by sharing information that educates, empowers, and inspires each person to reach their highest purpose, to realize their fullest potential, and to achieve their greatest success. We strive to ensure our stakeholders find their unique path to success by guiding them through an approach to life that encompasses faith, financial well-being, health, and personal growth. We aim to have huge impacts on individuals, families, and businesses within the communities we serve. We truly believe that by loving each other, we can achieve great things. We invite you to help us impact your communities - one customer, one family, one community at a time.

Dice Id : 90558597
Position Id : R 03585
Originally Posted : 5 months ago