Azure Data Engineer at New Signature, Remote, 6 Months, £340 per day

£340 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Nov 20, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! New Signature's Data & AIteam is growing fast and we're looking for our next Azure Data Engineer to join us.

What's the story?

As we continue to scale we're looking for the market's best Azure Data & AI specialists to help us grow our business' fastest growing practice, AppDev & Data. You'll be working with the industry's biggest players, delivering innovative greenfield Data Platform builds, Data Integration programmes and implementing bespoke High-Level Data Architectural designs.


  • Working in an agile environment
  • Participate in daily stand-ups, articulating the stories worked upon, blocking issues and their status.
  • Participate in sprint planning, estimating stories, providing proposed solutions and identifying stories that are not ready for planning.
  • Developing solutions and unit tests from requirement and acceptance criteria
  • Working with cloud services
  • Good working knowledge of Azure data services eg: Azure SQL Database options, Azure Cosmos DB, Data Lake, Azure Storage, Data Factory, Databricks.
  • Good working Knowledge of Azure Key Vault, Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Power BI.
  • Ability to debug issues with a development or PR environment, and understand if the environment is representative of the production infrastructure.
  • Languages and tooling.
  • Proficient (over a years experience) with both Python (in a Spark environment) and SQL
  • Experience with Scripting languages such as PowerShell or bash.
  • Knowledge of using debugging tools, profilers and linters.
  • Understanding of Test Driven Development


  • Able to work with Business Analysts to ensure stories are implementable and have workable acceptance criteria
  • Able to discuss problem solutions in a reasoned and dispassionate way
  • Able to implement business requirements as software components with accompanying unit tests and integration tests as required.
  • Good knowledge of Azure DevOps Pipelines is ideal but knowledge of any other Enterprise product/tool for CI/CD is also considered, eg: Terraform, Jenkins, etc.
  • Able to manage branching and pull requests and engage in peer code reviews.
  • Ability to modify CI/CD pipelines as required, without adversely impacting the work of colleagues.
  • Knowledge of delivering solutions in the Databricks/Spark environment - architecture, execution and debugging.

Certifications (Non-essential but desirable)

DP-900 Azure Data Fundamentals

Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Spark 2.4/3.0