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Altius Consulting

Microsoft Data Platform Consultant

Microsoft – London, London, City of
Department Microsoft
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Altius have a simple ambition – to be the leading data focused technology business in Europe. We help businesses to harness their data and use it to understand, model and predict business performance - delivering improved engagement, efficiency and profitability.

We are leading the UK market in delivering Microsoft Azure based data platforms and our data science team is at the cutting edge of delivering machine and deep learning solutions. The business has an average annual growth of over 50%. Altius are currently circa 330 people across the UK, The Netherlands and India.

At Altius, we strive for excellence in everything we do.  We are a dynamic team of bright, talented and highly accomplished people who are passionate about their work and this is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your expertise within Microsoft Business Intelligence & Analytics, using the very latest BI, IOT, Data Science & Big Data technologies from Microsoft and other key vendors.

More details on Altius can be found on https://www.altius.co.uk/

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing and delivering a Business Intelligence Platform based on Microsoft Azure Technologies
  • Working on projects which have a focus on data and with clients across multiple sectors
  • Actively looks to stay up to date with the evolving Cloud landscape
  • Constantly developing technical skills using the latest cloud technology, striving towards Microsoft certifications
  • Working on client-site or office based development teams, collaborating within a team environment and participating in typical project lifecycle activities such as requirement analysis, testing and release. 

Core Desired Skills & Experiences

This is a role for ambitious technologists who wish to work with the latest cloud technology from Microsoft. Whilst we do not expect everyone to have experience with all the technologies below, candidates will need to show their ability to rapidly learn new technologies.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake Store
  • Azure Databricks
  • Power BI (Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service)
  • Azure SQL
  • Traditional Microsoft BI stack: SSRS / SSAS (Tabular with DAX & OLAP with MDX) / SSIS
  • Understanding of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing concepts and methods
  • Good communication skills

Supporting desirable skills

  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse with PolyBase
  • IoT Hub, Event Hub, Azure Stream Analytics
  • Cosmos DB 
  • Development with C#, Python, R, Scala
  • Cognitive Services
  • Power Apps
  • Logic Apps
  • Azure Functions
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Understanding of software engineering tools and concepts
  • Experience of using Azure DevOps / GitHub
  • Passion for technology and a thirst for knowledge
  • A science related education to degree level

Additional Information:

Applications are only invited from candidates with the right to reside and work within the UK. Candidates must be willing to travel for the purposes of client delivery and collaborating with colleagues. 

Rolling Recruitment Programme. Job Advertised 15/04/2019.

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Microsoft
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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