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Azure Data Engineer

KG Workforce Solutions
December 31, 2019
Charleston, South Carolina
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KG Workforce Solutions is recruiting for an Azure Data Engineer in Charleston, SC. The Azure Data Engineer will deliver Cloud-based Big Data and Analytical solutions.

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible, part-time hours
  • Growing and stable organization with opportunity for advancement and/or full-time employment
  • Competitive hourly rate as a 1099 contractor
  • Leading-edge technology
  • Collaborative and consultative culture
  • Engaged and supportive executives and stakeholders


The Azure Data Engineer will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Leading business and IT stakeholders through a robust optimization and design of Azure architecture
  • Being an integral part of cost savings and efficiency initiatives
  • Providing subject matter expertise and hands-on delivery of data capture, curation and consumption pipelines on Azure and Azure Data Lake
  • Building cloud data solutions and providing domain perspective on storage, big data platform services, serverless architectures, vendor products, databases and security
  • Participating in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new solutions and migrating existing data applications on the Azure platform
  • Conducting full technical discovery and requirements gathering
  • Building full technology stack of services required including PaaS (Platform-as-a-service), IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-service), SaaS (software-as-a-service), operations, management, and automation


 The Azure Data Engineer should have the following skills, education, and experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience delivering client service on Azure
  • 5+ years in developing data ingestion, data processing and analytical pipelines for big data, relational databases, and data warehouse solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Extensive experience within Azure Native and Azure Data Lake / Azure Blob Storage
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in Azure and Big Data technologies such as Powershell, C#, Java, Node.js, Python, SQL, ADLS/Blob, Spark/SparkSQL, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud migration methodologies and processes including tools such as Azure Data Factory, Event Hub, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems and ETL framework
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in programming languages such as Java, C#, node.js, Python, SQL, Perl, etc.
  • 5+ years of RDBMS experience, SQL Server preferred
  • Experience working with Developer tools such as Visual Studio, GitLabs, Jenkins, etc.

This position will start as a part-time, long-term contract (1099) (approx. 20 hours/week initially). Onsite work is required in Charleston, SC. Visa sponsorship/transfer and corp-to-corp (C2) are not available. There is a strong likelihood for this position to become full-time and/or permanent.


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