Experienced Azure Data Engineer

Your role

We are looking for an experienced data engineer to help us tackle complex data analytics projects end-to-end in Microsoft Azure. As part of a project data science team, you’ll be in charge to set up, design and develop data architectures & platforms.

Your profile

We live in a data-driven world where data can be leveraged for reporting & analyses but also for data-driven products and applications. To support the latter, we are looking for extra people to join the data science team.

Data, analytics and innovation go hand-in-hand. The Data Science and Strategy team at element61 works with clients in helping them understand the impact of (big) data, digital & analytics on their business model, defining a compelling strategy and getting the job done. You’ll be part of a mixed team of data strategists, engineers & data scientists and help our clients from strategy, over proof-of-concept to a full-blown platform.

Who is element61?

We are an entrepreneurial team of 80+ people focused on Data Analytics and providing consultancy to Belgian organizations. As part of a large group, i.e. Moore Belgium, we have offices in Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent and regional offices in all province cities of Flanders.

At element61 we are passionate about Data & Analytics and we don't do anything else. We work primarily with Microsoft, SAP, IBM and Open-source technologies and have a team ranging of newly-started youngsters to experienced hires with >20 years of experience.

Key responsibilities

As a data engineer, you aim to work hands-on in designing & creating data architectures for the machine learning solutions we build. Every mission we’ll embark in will have concrete deliverables and a deadline; this means we can guarantee you a variety of engagements across clients & industries.

You’ll be responsible for
(1) designing & building data architectures including the design & set-up of scalable (big) data lakes (full cloud or hybrid cloud), scheduled transformations & data governance
(2) working hand-in-hand with the data scientist deploying machine learning as scalable API services in a perfect fit with the data architecture
(3) assisting the project team in deploying data applications including, if needed, close-to real-time architectures

You will work (standalone or in team) with clients and have a responsibility on managing project timeline, status meetings and client coaching & training.

Your overall responsibilities:

  • Architect, develop and deploy (both hybrid cloud & full cloud) data architectures in Microsoft Azure
  • Act as data engineer expert on the latest trends in the data analytics landscape and share best practices with the internal team
  • Leverage Open Source technology in building scalable and best-practice set-ups
  • Inspire customers with insights & opportunities on new data-driven use-cases
  • Work with external vendors and partner technologies including (but not limited to) Azure
  • Embrace project management aimed towards getting the job done. This will include working with client data engineers and data scientists but also business stakeholders
  • Be an on- and offline ambassador for the element61 innovation team

Being a data engineer at element61 means you will work with businesses and executives in Belgium helping them to get a grip on the impact of (big) data, analytics, machine learning & artificial intelligence. As time passes, we’ll encourage you to build a functional expertise within a business or technical domain within your interest such as Spark, Kubernetes, Apache, or others

Your profile

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering and/or a technically oriented field
  • Strong in Linux
  • 2 years of experience with Spark, Databricks and ideally Kubernetes and/or Apache Airflow
  • 2 years of experience with Azure (DP200 and/or DP201 certification acts as a plus)
  • Good knowledge of SQL and excellent coding skills (Python)
  • Passionate about analytics machine learning technology & applications and eager to learn
  • Enthusiasm to be part of a growing team & industry
  • Fluent in English. Dutch or French can count as a strength.

Are you interested in this opportunity?

Send your curriculum vitae and motivation letter to jobs@element61.be.