Data Engineer

Short Description

Microsoft is seeking a Data Engineer who can design efficient and standardized, data structures, and database schemas.

Job Description

The role's core responsibilities include:

  • Design, architect, implement and support key datasets that provide structured and timely access to actionable business information with the needs of the end customer always in view
  • Build ETLs/ELTs to take data from various telemetry streams, data lakes and supporting data sources and craft a unified dimensional or star schema data model for analytics and reporting
  • Develop a deep understanding of vast data sources (existing on the cloud) and know exactly how, when, and which data to use to tackle particular business problems
  • Design efficient and standardized, data structures, and database schemas
  • Develop high performing and functional code
  • Collaborate on delivering technical excellence across the organization
  • Ability to lead a team of BI developers to ensure timely, accurate and within scope delivery of all sprint items
  • Work with Business Engagement and Business stakeholders to understand the requirement, translate them into technical requirements, and partner with our PMs to plan delivery commitments
  • Thought leadership, creation, and execution on new platform capabilities
  • Continuously evaluate our processes and reporting to identify opportunities to improve, enhance, and automate existing and new deliverables
  • Collaborate with various functions at Microsoft to develop sound business tools
  • Establish and operate data quality assurance processes

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience working in BI projects including analytics, data warehousing applications.
  • Mastery of Business Intelligence technologies
  • SQL Server and Azure SQL Services
  • SSAS, DAX, SQL, SSIS, PowerShell
  • Cosmos, Azure Data Lake, Spark, Data Bricks
  • Excel, Power BI, Power Query
  • Experience managing technical BI/database development resources
  • Knowledge of Microsoft data assets/systems preferred
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing projects/priorities
  • Strong communication, cross-group collaboration and interpersonal skills

Data Engineer
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