Azure Data Engineer

Our Benefits

City location

Private healthcare

27 days holiday

Buy or sell holidays

Bonus scheme

Pension scheme

Regular social events

£350 Christmas vouchers

Loyalty awards

Birthday off work

What to expect

About the role 

We are looking for a Microsoft Azure Data Engineer to be a key member of the Azure Data Team, working directly with various stakeholders from across the business, designing stable and reliable data warehousing technology that surfaces the data our business uses, proactively monitoring the company’s data warehouse and participating in the design and implementation of the associated data pipeline technology that moves data from our operational systems to the data warehouse.

About Commify

We make business communication brilliant! We work with more than 45,000 companies, helping them to transform their mobile communication with their customers and employees. Our success is the result of hundreds of talented people pulling together to achieve a common goal. Join our team and be part of our success story. 

You will thrive in an environment of passion, integrity, ownership and innovation, where development and progression is a real focus. We’d like to think we have everything you’d expect from a benefits package, from 27 days holiday and your birthday off work, to private medical cover, dental cover and bi-monthly social events! On top of this you can expect £350 of Christmas vouchers and added extras like beer o’clock and an amazing Christmas party. 

What you’ll be doing

As Microsoft Azure Data Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Developing the data warehouse platform, testing, improving and maintaining new and existing pipelines, and working closely with operational systems owners to ensure data consistency
  • Collaborating with operational systems owners to identify issues with existing pipelines, to develop changes to existing pipelines and to design and build new pipelines
  • Designing stable, reliable and effective data pipelines
  • Providing data design consultancy to operational systems owners to ensure the data they hold in their systems is optimised for use in the data warehouse
  • Providing expert data and domain advice to Management Information specialists, Analysts and Data Visualisers such that their understanding of the data within the data warehouse is suitable for their work
  • Contributing to data technology roadmaps including key items such as upgrades, technical refreshes and new versions
  • Schema design and data modelling
  • Ensuring the data warehouse technology complies with our operational and service management standards
  • Troubleshooting potentially inefficient pipelines and optimising them
  • Managing data technology across distributed Azure Regions and Technology
  • Maintaining all relevant documentation and knowledge bases
  • Escalating data problems to operational systems owners to assure the quality of the data within the data warehouse
  • Researching and suggesting new data products, services and technologies
  • Working in a 24×7, high-availability environment
  • Providing on call support including out-of-hours incident support

What we’re looking for

We’re interested in hearing from candidates with experience in the following areas:

  • Developing, building and deploying solutions based on Microsoft Azure SQL, Databricks, Data Factory and Blob Storage
  • Infrastructure as Code technologies such as Microsoft ARM templates or Terraform and the tools to automate their deployment
  • Producing production-quality code using git source control and completing with internal documentation
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring)
  • Ability to quickly understand new schemas (including in technology other than Microsoft SQL Server i.e. MSSQL, NoSQL, API-Based)
  • Converting business requirements into data pipelines by working with operational systems owners to understand their data and extract it from their systems
  • Working with MI/BI Analysts/Visualisers to understand their requirements
  • Performance tuning of Azure Data Technology

It would be great if you also had:

  • High Availability in a Microsoft Azure Data Environment
  • Security in a Microsoft Azure Data Environment
  • Powershell for scripting automations
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse/Azure Synapse
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Tableau Report Design
  • Experience/knowledge of working in an agile environment and experience with agile methodologies such as TDD, Scrum, Kanban

The next step

To apply please send your CV to by 8th November 2020

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