Senior Data and Analytics Solution Architect (Relocate to Malta / Consulting / Big 4)

August 2, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Black Pen Recruitment

Black Pen Recruitment – Our client operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services to help mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. With firms in over 146 countries and territories, they are committed to quality and service excellence in all that they do both professionally and personally. 
They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Data and Analytics Solution Architect (Relocate to Malta / Consulting / Big 4)
Location: Lagos 
Job Type: Full-time
Industry: Consulting

Architecting and overall end-to-end design, deployment and delivery of Azure Data Platforms, across Data Lakes, Data Warehouses, Data Lakehouses, pipelines, Databricks, BI and Data Analytics solutions 
Presales, estimating and proposal writing, responding to RFPs
Remaining up to date in new and emerging technologies
Working with clients to develop data technology strategy and roadmaps, and plan delivery 
Oversight and support of delivery team outputs 
Data modelling, design, and build 
Infrastructure as Code delivery
Enforcing technical architecture and documentation standards, policies and procedures
Analysing, implementing, and resolving issues with existing Azure Data Platforms
Working with business experts and customers to understand business needs, and translate business requirements into reporting and data analytics functionality
Assisting in scoping, estimation and task planning for assigned projects
Following the project work plans to meet functionality requirements, project objectives and timelines 
Providing accurate and complete technical architectural documents
Addressing customer queries and issues in a timely manner 
Providing mentoring and hands on guidance to other team members


Graduate Level Education in Computer Science or a relevant field, or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level 
Minimum of three years working in a similar role
Experience in designing and implementing Azure Data solutions using services such as:

Azure Synapse Analytics  
Azure Databricks 
Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2
Azure SQL Database
Azure Data Factory  
Azure DevOps 
Azure Stream Analytics 
Azure Blob storage  
Azure Cosmos DB 
ARM templates

Familiar with Microsoft Power BI
Familiar with Azure Purview
An understanding of Master Data Management and Data Governance frameworks
Familiar with Infrastructure as Code approaches and implementations 
Familiar with development approaches such as CI/CD 
Familiar with Azure DevOps
Strong communication and collaboration skills 
Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills 
Ability to work as a team member and leader in a diverse technical environment 
Be customer-service oriented 
Be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment 
Fluent in English 
Willing to travel across the UK and abroad when required 
Formal training and/or certification on related technologies is highly valued
Knowledge of Common Data Models/Industry Data Models/Synapse Analytics Database templates will be considered an asset 
Experience in OLAP technology and the Microsoft on-premises BI Stack (SSIS/SSRS/SSAS) will be useful but is not compulsory
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 products, the Common Data Service (CDS) and the Microsoft Power Platform will be considered an asset

Salary + Benefits.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Visa and Relocation Package Included.

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