• Location: White Plains, New York
  • Salary: $190000 - $240000 per annum + 401(K), Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, etc
  • Technology: Microsoft Azure Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 8th Jul, 2019
  • Reference: 07082019BT

Lead Azure Data Architect-White Plains, New York

Location: New York - Westchester County

Technology: Azure Data

Job Type: Full Time Permanent

Date Posted: July 8th, 2019

The Lead Azure Data Architect will be working in our Health and Benefits business to analyze an array of product offerings and business requirements within the organization. This individual will work with the product development teams [engineering, product managers and analysts] to evaluate and identify solutions that meet the needs of the business, utilizing industry standard best practices and creative design techniques to overcome complex business and technical challenges.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing data design and suggest improvements that promote performance, stability and interoperability

  • Work with development teams in migrating on-premise database to various Azure Data stores

  • Determine how the enterprise's data will be stores and utilized to best provide actionable data to the end user

  • Work with product management and business subject matter experts to translate business requirements into good database design

  • Work with internal and external resources to develop robust Extract/Transform/Load [ETL] processes for disparate data sources

  • Provide database architecture leadership and mentor projects consisting of employees and outside contractors

  • Participate in the development of Database Architecture and Roadmaps in support of business strategies

  • Establish and maintain database architecture standards and best practices

  • Provide technical expertise, estimates, and recommendations to the Application Development Leader and/or Project Management

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience working on solutions that collect, process, store and analyze large volumes of business-critical data

  • Extensive experience of BI development experience using MS technology stack

  • 2+ years of experience with implementation and support of cloud services including but not limited to :

    • Azure Data Lake Store

    • Azure Data Factory

    • Azure Data Lake Analytics

    • Azure Cosmos DB

    • Azure Storage

    • Azure SQL

    • Azure Data Warehouse

    • Azure Analytics Services

  • 3+ years of experience developing both multidimensional and tabular models with large and complex datasets

  • Strong proficiency in relational database management systems [MS SQL Server] and NoSQL databases

  • Experience with Cloud and Hybrid-Cloud implementations including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

  • Experience with Excel, Power BI, SSIS, PowerShell Scripting

  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery/Azure DevOps/VSTS/Git Branching


  • Unlimited PTO

  • Regular in-office social events, happy hours, etc.

  • 401K + 5% Match

  • Health/Medical/Dental coverage

  • Open vacation policy

  • Fully expensed company trips

  • 15-20% Bonus Structure

  • Commuter Program

If you or someone you know is interested in this position, please send your resume directly to b.toth@nigelfrank.com or call (Brittany Toth) 212-731-8282. My client is looking to start the interview process as soon as possible.

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