Azure IOT and Data Platform Architect

Azure IOT and Data Platform Architect

About the role

An Azure IOT and Data Platform Architect at Avanade uses comprehensive modern data engineering techniques, IOT data and methods with Advanced Analytics to support business decisions for Avanade clients all using Microsoft Cloud Native Azure services. The person is an expert in designing systems using Microsoft Azure IOT services and IOT data that are able to collect, aggregate, and analyze structured/unstructured data from multiple internal and external sources and derive patterns, insights, and trends to guide decision-makers. The goal is to support the use of new data-driven insights with IOT data to help our Clients achieve business outcomes and objectives.

In this role, you will collect, aggregate, store, and reconcile data in support of Client business decisions. You will help design and build systems using IOT data that also include the knowledge of designing and building data pipelines, data streams, reporting tools, information dashboards, data service APIs, data generators and other end-user information portals and insight tools. You will be a critical part of the data supply chain, ensuring that stakeholders can access and manipulate data for routine and ad hoc analysis to drive business outcomes using Advanced Analytics.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen
  • Analyze current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identify future business opportunities for leveraging Microsoft Azure Data & Analytics Cloud Native Services
  • Support the planning and implementation of data design services, provide sizing and configuration assistance and perform needs assessments
  • Deliver architectures for transformations and modernizations of enterprise data solutions using Azure cloud data technologies
  • Design and Build systems using Microsoft Azure IOT services and IOT data
  • Design and Build Modern Data Pipelines and Data Streams
  • Design and Build Data Service APIs
  • Develop and maintain data warehouse schematics, layouts, architectures and relational/non-relational databases for data access and Advanced Analytics
  • Expose data to end users using Power BI, Azure API Apps or any other modern visualization platform or experience
  • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes
  • Travel to clients: depending on your client project, you must be flexible to travel regional on a weekly basis

About you

You are a data geek and proud of it. You know your way around the Modern Data Platform, using IOT data, and Advanced analytic tools, process, and techniques. You also understand the point of it all-to produce solid insights to drive business outcomes aided by IOT data. You have strong business acumen, a good analytical mind on top of excellent technical skills.

Your skillset likely includes:
  • Demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements to technical solutions
  • Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions
  • Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows
  • The ability to apply such methods to solve business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams, and system integration
  • Experience in designing and building Data Pipelines using streams of IOT data is a must
  • Mastery of .NET C# and T-SQL with the familiarity of U-SQL is required
  • Knowledge of Azure IOT Suite, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL, Azure App Service is required
  • Knowledge of Azure HDInsight + Spark, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Databricks, Azure Stream Analytics is a plus
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus
  • Experience in preparing data for use in Azure Machine Learning and/or Azure Databricks is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience preparing data and building data pipelines for AI Use Cases (text, voice, image, etc....)
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality tools and processes
  • Strong team collaboration and experience in working with remote teams
  • Experience with Git/TFS/VSTS
  • English - fluent; we prefer you speak one of the Nordic languages, otherwise we will expect you to learn when you start at Avanade
Requisition ID - 56159

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at

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