Sr. Azure data engineer (remote)

This is a remote position open to any qualified applicant in the United States and Canada.

We are Cognizant Artificial Intelligence

Digital technologies, including analytics and AI, give companies a once-in-a-generation opportunity to perform orders of magnitude better than ever before. However, clients need new business models built from analyzing customers and business operations at every angle to really understand them.

With the power to apply artificial intelligence and data science to business decisions via enterprise data management solutions, we help leading companies prototype, refine, validate, and scale the most desirable products and delivery models to enterprise scale within weeks

*You must be legally authorized to work in United States/Canada without the need of employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future *

Job Title: Sr. Azure Data Engineer (remote)


Design and manage BI end user presentation layer training and documentation.

Architect and develop data models, ETL packages, OLAP cubes and reports utilizing Power BI applying best practices to the development lifecycle

Documentation of source-to-target mappings data dictionaries

Innovation and Thought Leadership

  • Participate in external forums (seminars, paper presentations, etc.) to showcase Cognizant capabilities and insights under guidance of senior team members
  • Understand clients existing business and explore new avenues to save cost and bring process efficiency
  • Identify business opportunities to create reusable components/accelerators and reuse existing components and best practices
  • Support the patent filing process for the IP assets created (applicable to some CoEs)

Technology Consulting

  • In collaboration with the Sr. Architect analyze application/ technology landscape process tools and arrive at the solution options best fit for the client
  • Analyze Cost Vs Benefits of solution options
  • Support Sr. Architect to create a technology/ architecture roadmap for the client

Alliance Management

  • Identify alliance partners based on the understanding of service offerings and client requirements
  • In collaboration with Sr. Architect, create a compelling business case around the offerings
  • Conduct beta testing of the offerings

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience 12 to 16 years
  • Knowledge of Data warehousing concepts and star schema
  • Efficient Azure ADF/ADB Model designing techniques
  • Handling high volume data with Azure ADF/ADB and excellent SQL knowledge
  • Understanding of various Azure ADF/ADB concepts and its effective usage based on requirements
  • ETL Performance tuning
  • Design and manage BI end user presentation layer training and documentation.
  • Architect and develop data models, ETL packages, OLAP cubes and reports utilizing Power BI applying best practices
  • Has extensive experience in Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence & Analytics architecting and execution.
  • Data Platform Design (Azure and On – Prem).
  • Microsoft Data Platform (SQL Server, ASQLDB, Synapse, ADF, ADLS)
  • Azure Technologies with specific focus on Storage Databases and Ingestion

Salary and Other Compensation :

The annual salary for this position is between $125,000 – $135,000 depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

This position is also eligible for Cognizant’s discretionary annual incentive program, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant’s applicable plans.

Benefits : Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan and contributions
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network Assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

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Technical Skills
SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 IICS PL4 Required 2 Azure Databricks PL4 Desired 3 Azure Data Factory PL4 Desired

* Proficiency Legends
Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

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