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Lead Data Engineer | Azure Data Factory | Global Law Firm

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    Technology, Transformation & Change Management

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    £65000 - £75000 per annum

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    Rhys Scott-Samuel

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  • Published:

    11 maanden geleden

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Lead Data Engineer | Azure Data Factory | Global Law Firm

My client is seeking a Data Platform Strategy Specialist to play a pivotal role in shaping the technical design strategy for data platforms, both in the cloud and on-premises. This position requires active involvement in implementing this strategy while ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and data availability. If you have a passion for data technology and the drive to lead its transformation, this role offers an exciting opportunity.


  • Work with the Datacentre Transformation Project team to guide the Senior Data Platform Engineer in successfully transitioning the firm's on-premises infrastructure to the Cloud.
  • Ensures that databases meet the performance, scalability, and availability requirements appropriate to the systems of which they are part.
  • Mentors and develop the skills of the Senior Data Platform Engineer and others in the wider data team in the implementation of new data platform technologies and following best practices.
  • Ensure that all data platforms have best practices implemented
  • Identifie and make use of monitoring solutions for SQL instances and cloud-based platforms to improve performance, reduce costs, and enable proactive issue resolution.
  • Ensure the presence of good-quality documentation for the firm's data platforms.
  • Ensure data platforms have a robust disaster recovery solution in place and provides support for the implementation and testing of these solutions.
  • Provide training and mentorship to business users, IT teams, and the Data Platform Engineer on the use of data platform technologies.

Skills needed:

  • Proficiency in SQL server and related technologies (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS).
  • Experience with cloud platforms, particularly Microsoft Azure, and related services (Azure SQL database, Azure Data Factory, Azure Backup).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of database design, performance optimization, and troubleshooting.
  • Thorough understanding of security and compliance principles in relation to data infrastructures.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.

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