Azure Data Engineer

Job description

What makes Cognizant a unique place to work? The combination of rapid growth and an international and innovative environment! This is creating a lot of opportunities for people like YOU — people with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to make a difference in this world.

At Cognizant, together with your colleagues from all around the world, you will collaborate on creating solutions for the world's leading companies and help them become more flexible, more innovative and successful. And this is your chance to be part of the success story: we are looking for an Azure Data Engineer to join our Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Team.

About Cognizant Digital Business – Artificial Intelligence & Analytics

We help our customers leverage Artificial Intelligence and analytics in building technology solutions to improve the quality of human life. We are the market leaders in the data and analytic space with 22,000+ information & data management, AI and analytics professional helping more than 650+ customers across the globe to build and run intelligent businesses, using an AI-first, human-centric, platform driven and design thinking approach

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About Role

As an Azure Data Engineer, you help the team in setting-up a new DWH environment in Microsoft Azure and deliver the existing on-premises data ingestion and data analytics functionality in Azure cloud. You also contribute to fine-tuning the target architecture with best suitable tools / technologies. In addition to being hands-on, you help / guide the team with best practices, technology standards, possible automations etc. in Azure cloud architecture.

Our ideal candidate

Candidate with strong experience primarily in Cloud Data engineering, Data warehousing projects
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure enterprise Data Lake platform with
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Factory Dataflow
  • Databricks using Python
  • Azure Functions
  • Azure SQL DB / Synapse
  • Experience working in Python and PowerShell
  • Build and deploy pipelines in Azure DevOps
  • Familiarity with Azure security services – Active Directory, Azure Key Vault, Managed Identities, RBAC, Firewall on VNET & SubNets
  • Extensive experience in software development in an agile DevOps environment
Nice to have skillset -
  • Development of APIs to expose data through REST APIs
  • Knowledge on Big Data batch and stream ingestion (Lambda architecture)
  • Fair knowledge of Data modelling (specifically Dimensional modelling)
Other competencies -
  • Good communication & interfacing skills and able to work in a structured manner
  • Strong in collaboration, Flexibility and showing entrepreneurship
  • Eager to be open, learn, advice & implement new technologies
What You Can Expect
  • A competitive salary based on your experience
  • Access to Udemy and Cognizant Academy digital libraries for your continuous learning
  • 25 days of paid holiday per year
  • A laptop and a smartphone
  • NS business card to cover your commute expenses
  • A pension scheme
  • Organization driven by technology – we have a tremendous technology backbone
  • Open, ‘can do’ team spirit and environment that encourages making your ideas reality
Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Aug 29 2022

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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