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Azure DevOps Data Developer

Posted: 12 Dec 2020 Closes: 10 Feb 2021
Berkshire-Maidenhead, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -747925602

About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people's lives with integrated, leading edge, smart infrastructure solutions across the UK's energy, water, transportation and defence markets. We help our clients improve their business performance by increasing capacity, improving customer service, safeguarding security, enhancing resilience, decarbonising and delivering increased efficiency.

Our vision is to be the UK's leading smart infrastructure solutions company. We will achieve this by focusing on blue chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments, legislation or essential performance requirements.

We offer our clients leading edge solutions that are digitally optimised through the following five services which cover the whole lifecycle of their assets: future-shaping strategic consultancy; consultancy and advisory; digital technology solutions; asset optimisation and complex programme delivery. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.

What will I be doing?

Working within Costain's DevOps team as a Azure Data Developer you will be utilising your expertise within Microsoft's SQL Azure / Data Factory / PowerBi / PowerApps platforms to play a pivotal part in architecting, developing, managing and supporting Costain's Enterprise Data Warehouse.

To ensure we are kept up to date with the rapid growth of Costain's digital transformation and maintain the accuracy, support and management the Data Warehouse, you will be working in an Agile team alongside our data architects and development teams, taking advantage of the latest tools and automation processes to ensure a smooth and accurate flow of data through our Azure DataWarehouse platform.About you
Essential experience required for the Data Engineer (SQL Azure/Data Factory/PowerBI and PowerApps) includes:
  • Strong background in Data Engineering and Architecture.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft SQL Server, Azure, PowerApps and Power BI.
  • Strong familiality of the Azure DevOps toolset
  • Proven track record of implementing end-to-end data solutions and ELT/ETL pipeline development skills.
  • Maintain and optimize the Data Warehouse and Data Lake / Data Brick solutions to maximize performance.
  • Experience working with solutions in the Cloud specifically Microsoft's Azure platform.
  • Strong SQL experience both within th SQL Azure space and on prem.
  • Good documentation experience.
  • Ability to communicate well with key stakeholders and non-technical audiences.
  • A strong level of TSQL language skills
Desirable experience required for the role includes:
  • Experience in leading data engineering projects.
  • Experience working with large-scale data environments in a data engineering role.
  • Microsoft Azure related Certifications.
  • Experience working in the Construction/Infrastructure space.
  • Create apps and implement dashboards within the PowerApp and Power BI space
  • Experience with AWS.
A demonstrable track record in a similar role is a necessity for this role. Costain thrives itself as creating a space that promotes creativity and the ability to think outside of the box and believe this role is a truely exciting opportunity for a Data Engineer (SQL Azure/Data Factory/PowerBI and PowerApps) in search of a new challenge, embrace the latest technologies and work within a similarly forward thinking Agile team.Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.

At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers' needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

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