Lead Data Platform Engineer | Azure Cloud | Global Law Firm
My client is seeking a Data Platform Strategy Specialist to play a pivotal role in shaping the technical design strategy for data platforms, both in the cloud and on-premises. This position requires active involvement in implementing this strategy while ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and data availability. If you have a passion for data technology and the drive to lead its transformation, this role offers an exciting opportunity.
- Work with the Datacentre Transformation Project team to guide the Senior Data Platform Engineer in successfully transitioning the firm's on-premises infrastructure to the Cloud.
- Ensures that databases meet the performance, scalability, and availability requirements appropriate to the systems of which they are part.
- Mentors and develop the skills of the Senior Data Platform Engineer and others in the wider data team in the implementation of new data platform technologies and following best practices.
- Ensure that all data platforms have best practices implemented
- Identifie and make use of monitoring solutions for SQL instances and cloud-based platforms to improve performance, reduce costs, and enable proactive issue resolution.
- Ensure the presence of good-quality documentation for the firm's data platforms.
- Ensure data platforms have a robust disaster recovery solution in place and provides support for the implementation and testing of these solutions.
- Provide training and mentorship to business users, IT teams, and the Data Platform Engineer on the use of data platform technologies.
- Proficiency in SQL server and related technologies (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS).
- Experience with cloud platforms, particularly Microsoft Azure, and related services (Azure SQL database, Azure Data Factory, Azure Backup).
- Strong problem-solving skills and experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
- In-depth knowledge of database design, performance optimization, and troubleshooting.
- Thorough understanding of security and compliance principles in relation to data infrastructures.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
If you're ready to take the next step in your career and drive positive change, we invite you to apply now with your updated CV and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and skills. Join a team that values data-driven insights and offers exciting opportunities for professional development.