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Azure Database Developer (ADF/ADL/Synapse) (Considering Out of State Candidates)

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Job Title:Azure Database Developer (ADF/ADL/Synapse) (Considering Out of State Candidates)

Contract Type:Employee

Annual Salary:$80,029.00 - $144,052.00

(Support staff salary will be based on internal equity and experience)


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The Position:

Position General Summary:

The Azure Database Developer participates in the design, implementation, and ongoing modification of a modern architecture solution in Azure. The developer works with internal team members and contractors to develop new and support existing data warehouse and data reporting environments—including Azure Data Lake, SQL Data Warehouse, Synapse, SSRS, SSAS and Power BI. The Azure Database Developer works alongside other Data Services team members using DevOps to provide and support continuous delivery and implementation development lifecycle.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Develop and manage effective working relationships with other departments, groups, and personnel with whom work must be coordinated or interfaced

  • Establish and enforce data warehousing standards to meet requirements and business needs

  • Utilize Azure stick modules such as Data Factories, Data Lake, SQL DW and Synapse in support of ongoing data warehouse and reporting needs

  • Assist in the overall architecture of the Azure Data Vault utilizing Data Vault 2.0 best practices

  • Interpret business requirements and actively provide input from data perspective

  • Create and improve the underlying data design and flow of information

  • Build simple to complex pipelines and dataflows

  • Build reliable, scalable distributed systems for data analytics and reporting

  • Coach, guide, and mentor team member on Azure development best practices

  • Implement and maintain security and authorization framework modules

  • Integrate and maintain Row-Level Security (RLS) methodology

  • Conduct root cause analysis and resolve performance and production problems and data issues

  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support of Azure data environment

  • Document technical designs and architecture, workflow, dataflow and processes

  • Validate accuracy and consistency the data in the database and test the developed routines

  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others

  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

  • Azure, DevOps or Data Engineer Certification preferred

  • Data Vault 2.0 Certification preferred


  • 2 years of experience with Microsoft Azure SQL Server and Azure Data Warehouse environment

  • 2 years of experience with building, deploying and troubleshooting Data Extraction and loading jobs using Azure Data Factory (ADF)

  • 5 years of experience in ETL using SSIS, Informatica or any ETL platform

  • 5 years of experience with Agile methodology and Scrum framework

  • 2 years of DevOps experience and CI/CD methodology

  • 5 years of experience in authoring and troubleshooting SQL queries, stored procedures and ETL processes

  • Experience with writing procedures in MSSQL

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's):

  • Hands-on knowledge of Azure SQL Data Warehouse architecture and best practices

  • Knowledge of logical and physical data modeling concepts (Dimensional, 3NF, Data Vault)

  • Understanding of Azure Managed Instance

  • Experience working with Data Lakes and Data Marts

  • Ability to work with large volumes of data from multiple sources

  • Strong ETL knowledge, with experience using ETL tools—such as Azure Data Factory

  • Ability to write complex SQL queries: TSQL knowledge, DML DDL, triggers, CTEs, query tuning, etc.

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 SSIS/SSRS/ETL

  • Experience in Azure IaaS, PaaS and Application migration

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions

  • Demonstrative skill in attention to detail

  • Ability to function effectively in a high demand environment

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

  • Working knowledge of general office practices, methods, and equipment, including computer skills in Microsoft Office suite of products.

  • Ability to compile, review, categorize, prioritize, analyze and interpret data and/or information



Clearly and effectively conveys and/or presents information verbally; summarizes what was heard to mitigate miscommunication; Shares ideas and perspectives and encourages others to do the same; Informs others involved in a project of new developments; Disseminates information to other employees, as appropriate; Effectively uses multiple channels to communicate important messages; Keeps supervisor well informed about progress and/or problems in a timely manner; Writes in a clear, concise, organized and convincing way for a variety of target audiences; The written message is consistently error-free; The written message has the desired effect on the target audience


Prioritizes customers (internal and external) and their needs as primary and is dedicated to meeting their expectations; Develops and maintains customer relationships; builds credibility and trust; Quickly and effectively solves customer problems; Provides prompt, attentive service in a cheerful manner; adapts to changing information, conditions or challenges with a positive attitude; Incorporates customer feedback into delivery of service to provide the best experience possible for the customer; Actively promotes our organization in the community by serving as an ambassador or volunteer


Relates well with others; Treats others with respect; Shares views in a tactful way; Demonstrates diplomacy by approaching others about sensitive issues in non-threatening ways; Considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others; Fosters an environment conducive to open, transparent communication among all levels and positions; Takes the initiative to get to know internal and external customers


Has the skills, abilities, knowledge and experience to be successful in functional area of expertise; Dedicates time and energy to keeping abreast of the latest information related to area of expertise and technology; Picks up on technology quickly; Does well in technical courses and seminars; Produces high quality work in organized and timely fashion



Finds common ground and solves problems for the good of all; Can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; Solves problems with peers with minimal “noise”; Is seen as a team player and is cooperative; Easily gains trust and support peers; Encourages collaboration; Is candid with peers


Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; Easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; Tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming sessions; Takes calculated risks; Is not afraid to try new things and potentially “fail fast”


Seeks feedback; Gains insight from mistakes; Is open to constructive criticism; isn't defensive; Proactively seeks to understand his/her strengths and areas for growth; applies information to best serve organization; Recognizes how his/her behavior impacts others and incorporates insight into future interactions


Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; Sets objectives and goals; Breaks down work into the process steps; Develops schedules and task/people assignments; Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; Measures performance against goals; Evaluates results


Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; Concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; Can attend to a broader range of activities as a result of organizing time efficiently; Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; Arranges information and files in a useful manner


Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Can see hidden problems; Is excellent at honest analysis; Looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers


Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; Very bottom-line oriented; Steadfastly pushes self and others for results; Is full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; Consistently seizes opportunities; Consistently exceeds goals

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

  • Travel required: may require travel for the yearly In-Service meeting

  • Light physical activities and efforts required working in an office environment

(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)