Senior 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 a Senior Azure Data Engineer to join our Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Team.

Your Team

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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Your Role

  • As a Senior 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.

What You Will Bring To The Team

  • Candidate with strong experience primarily in Cloud Data engineering, Data warehousing projects.
  • Strong and extensive experience in Azure components is mandatory: Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, and Azure Synapse Analytics.
  • Strong knowledge of python /Pyspark, Datawarehouse and ETL operations is expected.
  • Build and deploy pipelines in Azure DevOps.
  • Extensive experience in software development in an agile DevOps environment.

Nice to have skillset -

  • Fair knowledge of Data modelling (specifically Dimensional modelling)
  • Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified will be add on / good to have.

Other competencies -

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication & interfacing skills and able to work in a structured manner
  • Eager to be open, learn, advice & implement new technologies.

Qualification- Bachelor's /Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Engineer, or related field.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary based on your qualities and experience.
  • Access to Udemy, Cognizant Academy digital libraries for your continuous learning.
  • NS business card to cover your commute expenses.
  • 25 days of paid holiday per year.
  • A laptop and a smartphone.
  • A pension scheme.
  • Organization driven by technology – we have a tremendous technology backbone.
  • Open, ‘can do’ team spirit and international environment that encourages making your ideas reality!

Diversity And Inclusion At Cognizant

At Cognizant, we believe diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our ability to execute successfully and consistently over the long term. We recognize that our people are our most important asset. We strive to create an environment where all associates feel comfortable to be themselves, feel accepted and can therefore thrive both personally and professionally. We continue to drive D&I throughout our organization to unlock the insights, imagination and innovation of our associates, as well as reflect the diversity of our clients and communities. We are a Dutch and European Top Employer and continually drive employment recognition and engagement through employee friendly policies and affinity groups such as “Women Empowered”, “Embrace LGBTQ+” and “Race Equality Network”. For more information, see

Recruitment Process

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Recruiter Contact Details

Name: Shilpa Kapur

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Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Mar 01 2024

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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