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Azure Developer

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Global Resourcing

Not Specified Switzerland
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

our client in the Netherlands are looking for a data savvy individual to join their Operations Insights team. As a member of their Operations Insight team, your core responsibility will be preparing and delivering bank-wide operations data from various sources. You will be working with various stakeholders for the successful delivery of the future-state data platform using native Azure components. Your challenge will be to create this data platform to support business decisions and operations

As a data engineer on Azure platform, together with your team, you will

  • build and maintain the semantic layer, which will enable quick and sustainable data access.
  • build a solid data architecture in order to expand sources and applications.
  • enable analytical technologies to support predictive modelling and machine learning tools.
  • build and maintain automation and CI/CD pipelines.


As a data engineer, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of data pipelines, with a focus on data quality. You will also be responsible for making technical and design decision with your team.

  • Making data available from various sources for other parties.
  • Building scalable and high-performance data pipelines.
  • Contributing to the development of tools that help the analytics community explore and discover data.
  • Analysing data for quality issues and proposing tactics to increase quality.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of Operations data platform and data pipelines.

Required Skills/Qualifications


  • Understand the public cloud solutions (AWS, Azure) and their respective Advanced Analytics and Database offerings
  • Extensive working experience as a data engineer on the Azure platform using components such as Azure Databricks, Azure data factory, Azure data lake store, Azure SQL DB, Azure DWH, HDInsights, Azure Datalake Analytics, blob storage.


  • Experience in designing and building production data pipelines using relevant libraries in Python.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Spark, PySpark, R
  • Knowledge and experience with (automated) testing concepts.
  • Able and willing to quickly pick up new programming languages, technologies, and frameworks


  • Working experience building cloud scalable and high-performance data lake solutions preferably on Azure
  • Experience in implementing data pipelines with technologies such as Spark, SQL, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in designing data lake solutions on Azure
  • Knowledge on master data management.


  • Experience with source control tools such as GitHub, Azure DevOps and related development process
  • Experience building and maintaining CICD pipelines preferably in Azure DevOps.


  • Experience with the Agile way of working
  • Willingness to tackle the formal procedures etc. that comes with working for an enterprise
  • Strong problem solving and analytical mind-set
  • Eager to innovate, experiment and advice on applying new technologies
  • Has a passion for technology especially data solutions
  • Able to drive collaborative reviews of design, code, test plans and dataset implementation performed by other data engineers in support of maintaining data engineering standards
  • Fluency in English both written and verbal
  • Team player with strong communication, interpersonal, relationship-building, and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and analytical reasoning

Desired Skills

  • A university degree in software engineering or a technical field.
  • Knowledge and working experience with BI reporting tools mainly PowerBI and MicroStrategy
  • Good understanding of advanced analytics and machine learning concepts
  • Good working knowledge with IDE's such as Visual Studio code, Pycharm etc
  • Knowledge on event-driven solutions ie Enterprise service bus principles and implementations
  • Able to architect, design and build reusable components, frameworks and libraries at scale to support data & analytics use cases
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Working experience on end-to-end solution design
  • Experience with Scripting languages such as Windows PowerShell, Azure CloudShel

Job Location is in the Netherlands.

Reference: 694456864