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Data Engineer - Lakehouse - Deltalake - Databricks - Synapse - Azure - Power BI - SQL - Python

IT Di-Visions AG

Posted on Jun 6, 2021 by IT Di-Visions AG

Zürich, Switzerland
2 Aug 2021
Annual Salary

For an international institution in Zurich we are seeking a highly motivated professional (m, w, d) to take up the following challenge:

Data Engineer (Contract)

Job Description

  • The responsibility of the Data Engineer is to build a lakehouse setup on Azure for two strategic projects in Finance IT and Risk Management IT
  • Review existing solutions and their stages in the different data zones (bronze, silver, gold)
  • Suggest the architecture and implement the lakehouse according to the requirements of the two projects
  • Benchmark which load to do with either Databricks or Synapse
  • Evaluate optimal VM infrastructure for the respective Databricks workload
  • Implement productive data pipelines with the logic of existing Databricks notebooks
  • Implement optimal setup and tuning of Delta files and its handling using Python and SQL
  • Define and implement the interplay of ADF, Deltalake, Databricks, Synapse up to Power BI


  • Collaborate with data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals
  • Strong knowledge of Lakehouse components such as ADF, Deltalake, Databricks, Synapse
  • Hands-on experience in building a lakehouse using Deltalake, Databricks and Synapse on Azure is required
  • Good knowledge of Power BI, SQL, Python
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently or with minimal direction
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient English language skills, German is a plus

Contract Details

  • Start: 2nd of August 2021
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Occupancy: 100%
  • Rate: Depends on seniority
  • The position can be fully remote (candidates in Switzerland are highly preferred)


IT Di-Visions is a friendly and dynamic IT placement agency which has a real track record with companies within the financial, telecom, insurance and other interesting industries in Switzerland.
We place IT experts in contracting positions as well as in permanent employment contracts.

For further technical information, please contact Mr. Manuel Rau.

Please send your complete electronic application

Reference: 1220450465

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