Templeton and Partners are looking for a Azure Data Storage Expert for one of our multinational client in the Oil & Energy sector on a 6-12 months contract with potential to extend. The work location is London, UK but will be remote working until further notice. Please be advised, INSIDE IR35 Rates
Our Client is looking for an experienced Azure Data Storage with the below:
Azure Storage – Excellent hands on practical experience of Microsoft Azure storage options including Synapse, SQL, Cosmos, blob, ADL, Redis, ELK, queues, tables etc. developed in complex, real world projects, including evaluating cost/performance trade-offs.
Highly proficient DBA – optimisation of indexes, partitioning tables, queries and execution plans, permissions, performance, encryption, replication etc., including analysing database usage (which tables were accessed etc.) and proactive monitoring.
Time series data – You’ll have hands on experience working with large data at scale while maintaining performance.
Strong Transact SQL skills – you’ll know when and when not to use linked Servers, cursors, common table expressions, and how to document a stored procedure
CI/CD – hands on experience with automated deployment using GitHub actions and Azure DevOps and configuration management of both infrastructure (eg ARM, terraform etc.), and database & schema (eg dacpak, bakpak etc.)
Data Engineering – understands data engineering tooling such as databricks/Spark, ADF, Apache Airflow, and associated consumers and generators such as Azure Functions, Web Apps, and distributed/event-driven architecture (event hub, event bus, kafka etc.), ELK, etc.
Be highly analytical – able to problem solve, absorb large amounts of detail and to see the big picture. Be able to manage conflicting ideas and demands to provide clarity.
Be a good communicator – able to deliver a message effectively and concisely at all levels, on both a technical and a business level. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Be self-motivated and self-starting – able to work with little supervision and able to pick up new or unfamiliar concepts quickly. Be confident and demonstrate good judgement. Be able to work in a demanding development environment.
Agile working – Practical experience of working effectively in an iterative/Agile development team (including sprint planning, daily scrums, reviews and retrospectives).
Desirable criteria and qualifications
Experience in a commodity trading organisation, with an understanding of the types of data typically used in our operations
Experience in toolsets for managing requirements, for example, Azure DevOps, SharePoint, etc.
Professional accreditation eg Foundation in Business Analysis or ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis, Professional Scrum Master I (Fundamental) Assessment from scrum.org.
I look forward to reviewing your application and discussing the role further.