Senior Microsoft Azure Data Platform Consultant

  • Job Reference: CS2
  • Date Posted: 18 June 2019
  • Recruiter: ShareForce Ltd
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £70,000 to £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £70k - 90k per year
  • Sector: Big Data Analytics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is an opportunity to work with Microsoft’s leading partner for Microsoft Data Platform solutions built on MS Azure. Working with a dynamic team of bright, talented and highly accomplished people to broaden your expertise within Microsoft Business Intelligence & Analytics, using the very latest BI, IOT, Data Science & Big Data technologies from Microsoft and other key vendors.

About the Client:

  • A leading Data Intelligence consultancy based in London, who are recognised as one of the fastest growing companies within the UK.
  • A top Microsoft Gold Partner which works with FTSE 250 companies in the delivery of cutting-edge solutions for decision science, predictive analytics and EPM.
  • You will be joining a dynamic team of bright, talented and highly accomplished people who are passionate about their work

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing, developing and delivering enterprise grade BI Platform as a Service solutions based on the Microsoft Data Platform
  • Working on high profile projects with well-known clients across financial services, retail, industry and the public sector
  • Helping clients realise the potential of Data Science, Machine Learning, and scaled processing within Microsoft Azure
  • Taking ownership for the delivery of key solution components
  • Constantly developing technical skills using the latest cloud technology - achieving & maintaining Microsoft certification
  • Working on client-site to understand requirements and replay solutions to customer sponsors

Skills and Experience:

This is a role for ambitious technologists who are looking to work the latest cloud technology and broaden their expertise within BI, Analytics, Data Science and Big Data.

  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills gained in industry, management consultancy or system integrator environments
  • Appreciation and enthusiasm for the Microsoft roadmap for MS Azure / MS SQL Server and associated BI stack technology
  • Azure – Experience creating solutions with Azure Data Factory, Data Lakes, Azure SQL Data Warehouse or other Azure SQL PaaS technologies
  • Demonstrable experience in the application of MS stack technology to achieve or overcome a business solution or problem
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements
  • Experience using data discovery tools (such as MS Power BI, QlikView or Tableau) to develop informative reports and dashboards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Mathematics or Science related degree is desirable
  • Ability to learn new technologies, you will receive training to help you achieve Mircrosoft Certifications

Desired Experience

  • Microsoft SQL Server up to 2012 or above
  • Microsoft BI stack (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS)
  • Development skills with C# .Net
  • Awareness of Data Science technologies, such as R, Azure Machine Learning, IOT

Aditional Information: 

  • We are hiring across a range of experience / capability from Consultant to Principal Consultant
  • Candidates must have the right to reside and work within the UK
  • TRAVEL PROFILE: Candidates should be willing to undertake client related travel when required (typically not more than 3x nights per week)