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Ascendra believes that great work starts with great opportunity. Our clients work with us because we have a reputation of being able to solve the most challenging problems. 

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Ascendra works with a diverse set of clients. From Commercial to Federal, our opportunities allow you to grow your portfolio of skills across industries. Interested in new technologies? How about the intersection of finance and business intelligence? Work with our recruiting team who will find the best fit opportunity for your career goals.

Current Career Opportunities

Job Description

The Microsoft Cloud Solution – Data & Analytics -Architect is a senior role within Ascendra’s team and a Technical Architect both internally and to our clients. The architect works closely with the Data & Analytics team, participates in presales and post-sale delivery, and is responsible for designing/architecting client solutions.

Successful candidates will combine strong technical skills, pre-sales skills, business acumen, and effective communication skills to help clients implement cloud-based and on-premises Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. The role requires an individual who has proven experience of delivering end-to-end BI solutions.

Ascendra, Inc., is a Microsoft Gold Partner with competencies in Data Analytics and a trusted partner helping organizations achieve their Data Analytics vision.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan, configure, deploy, and optimize Microsoft Azure Data Analytics based solutions
  • Stay abreast of industry changes, especially in the areas of cloud data and analytics technologies
  • Work closely with our clients to understand their business needs and translate them into written requirements that can be understood by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Analyze new & disparate data sources for integration with existing datasets to show a comprehensive BI story
  • Critical & creative thinking
  • Self-motivated with ability to work effectively with limited oversight
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong communication, team, and customer management skills

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Five (5) plus years of experience designing, developing, and deploying data solutions using Microsoft Data Analytics technologies including SQL Server, Power BI, Excel, SSIS, & SSAS
  • One (1) plus years of experience developing data solutions using Azure Data Services, including the Analytics, Database and/or Reporting services
  • Background in supporting business teams by providing subject matter expertise and technical guidance in modern data analytics
  • Extensive experience with the Azure Data services (Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Data Lake Analytics, HDInsight, Machine Learning, and Stream Analytics)
  • Database Experience – SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure SQL Database
  • Reporting Experience – Azure Analysis Services & Power BI
  • Experience configuring and deploying Azure infrastructure components
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) is required
  • United States Citizenship is required

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