Senior Data Engineer

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Senior Data Engineer

Python / Apache Airflow – Run Support – 24/7

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s Managed Service team is growing fast and we're looking for our next Python Apache Airflow Developer to join our Run Support team.

The Microsoft Business Group is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. We are compelled by our core values to drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The MBG team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.

What will the engagement involve?

Working as part of a critical Run Support team that looks after the world's first Supercomputing services hosted within Microsoft Azure

Technical scope:

The Run team is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the of a tool that migrates data into a number of key Supercomputer application on a 24/7 basis.

The team will start on a 9-5 basis Monday to Friday, before transitioning to 24/7 later in 2023 when the full service goes live.

What type of experience does the Python/Apache Airflow Developer need to be successful in this role?

  • Strong experience of Python, Apache Airflow and Azure DevOps
  • Strong experience of developing data solutions
  • Azure Data Lake
  • Azure Data Factory / SSIS
  • Azure Data Box
  • Database / Warehousing
  • Power BI
  • Proficiency in SQL and / or Spark
  • Cloud Platform (Azure)
  • Proven experience in ETL/ELT (Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse)
  • Strong understanding of relational database structures, principles and practices
  • Experience with business requirements analysis
  • Technical experience within the MS Azure technology stack

We are looking for someone who

  • Is client facing (must be able to represent Cognizant MGB as being the technical interface for a multi-million-pound project)
  • Is a team player
  • Can work efficiently and be effective in a fast paced, agile environment.
  • Problem solver who works well under pressure
  • Quick thinker
  • A person who's prepared to take ownership, accountability and make key decisions.
  • SC (Security Cleared) or eligible for SC

Does the Python/Apache Airflow Developer role require travel?

The role is currently 100% remote working, however - it is a 'nice-to-have' if you are able to travel into Microsoft offices in Reading on occasions.

Security Responsibility:

All employees must act in accordance with the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s corporate security standards

Location: Reading UK

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