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Azure Architect

Washington, DC 20004
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Cognizant Interactive is a Cognizant Interactive Agency, part of an advertising network that transforms the way our clients work in the digital age. Our culture is defined by outgoing, collaborative innovators who truly enjoy the people they work with and the projects they bring to life. Together we create experiences, empower communities, and deliver results for clients in the life sciences and beyond. In our search for people who love what they do, we consistently choose those who opt for community over ego and who know a great career opportunity when they see one. Come join us.

We continuously seek exceptional associates when recruiting new employees. We pride ourselves on having extensive experience working with clients in all major markets. Cognizant's delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer happiness. We consistently deliver positive relationships, cost reductions and business results.

Are you ready to be a change-maker?

At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will lead the way tomorrow.

What you'll be doing:


Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

  • If youre comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, wed love to hear from you.

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  • At least 5 years' experience driving impact in a similar capacity at

  • companies creating cutting edge tech using Azure Cloud.

  • Azure Data Factory Pipelines - Create new Azure Data Factory pipelines in cloud based data warehousing systems such as Azure Synapse.

  • Experience with Azure services: Azure Data Lake Gen 2, Data factory, Data Fllows, and Synapse (Azure SQL DW).

  • Data Quality and Anomaly Detection - Improve existing tools (dbt cloud) to measure data quality through metrics and automatic alerting.

  • Experience in working with Azure Databricks environment for data transformation.

  • Experience in working with unstructured data (text) and making data available for down stream NLP analysis.

  • Data Modeling - Partner with data consumers to improve existing data models and build different facets of the business for analytic use cases, Build star and snowflake schemas.

  • Development of data pipelines to third party APIs both internal providers and external

  • Experiace in working with NoSQL data bases like MongoDB and pull data from those databases.

  • Expertise building data pipelines on large complex data sets using Spark or other open source frameworks

  • Expertise in a scripting language like Python (or similar) and a query language like SQL

  • Knowledge of scheduling, logging, monitoring, alert frameworks

  • Experience in Source/Target: ADLSGen2, PostGres DB, Azure SQL DW.

  • Orchestration Using Databricks Jupyter Notebooks preferred.

  • Experience working in large scale/distributed SQL, NoSQL (MongoDB) environments.

  • Experience in modeling and implementing ETL / ELT on columnar MPP database technologies.

  • Experience with Agile software development process.


  • Build & Devlier Data pipline connecting various enterprise data sources both RDBMS, NoSQL & APIs.

  • Clean and process the data for Machine Learning consumption.

  • Load the ML predictions to Azure PostGres

  • Provide Business Intelligence (PowerBI) and Data Warehousing (DW) solutions and support by leveraging project standards and leading analytics platforms

  • Evaluate and define functional requirements for BI and DW solutions

  • Define and build data integration processes to be used across the organization

  • Build conceptual and logical data models for stakeholders and management

  • Analyze and validate data accuracy of report results

  • Work directly with management understand requirement; and propose and develop best business solution that enables effective decision-making, and drive business objectives

  • Interpreting data presented in models, charts, and tables and transforming it into a format that is useful to the business and aids effective decision making

  • Use of statistical practices to analyze current and historical data to make predictions, identify risks, and opportunities enabling better decisions on planned/future events

  • The ability to understand the business problem and determine what aspects of it require optimization; articulate those aspects in a clear and concise manner

  • Partner with business analysts, application engineers, data scientists, leveraging the appropriate tools, solutions, and/or processes as part of their data mining, profiling, blending, and analytical activities.

  • Collaborate in establishing and evolving development, testing, and documentation standards, as well as related code reviews

Company Description

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

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.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Azure API Gateway PL1 Required
2 Azure Analysis Services PL1 Required
3 Azure PL1 Required

* 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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Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-08-15
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